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Graduates from Teesside University span the globe

Here some of our successful alumni detail how Teesside helped them on their career path.

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Loukia (Lucy) Kyriakidou

Loukia (Lucy) KyriakidouBA (Hons) Computer Animation

Lucy's time at Teesside led to her setting up her own business.

Teesside opened up so many opportunities for me as student. And now as a business, Teesside University also offers opportunities such as networking events and business support.

Meet Loukia (Lucy) Kyriakidou  Link to Meet Loukia (Lucy) Kyriakidou.

Michael Lojko

Michael LojkoBSc (Hons) Software Development

Michael's time at Teesside has led to an amazing career with recognition in the Develop 30 under 30 2017 list and's 100 Future Talent 2018 list.

I had an amazing time and I've continued to keep a close, personal connection with Teesside University. I am very proud of my roots and very excited to see the future talent the university is going to produce.

Meet Michael Lojko  Link to Meet Michael Lojko.


Abigail Skillen

Abigail SkillenBA (Hons) Dance, PGCE: Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector, MA Professional Dance Practice

Abigail’s first degree, volunteer activity and PGCE led her to a teaching job.

'I am very much looking forward to developing my creative teaching approaches as a dance specialist into a new subject area.'

Meet Abigail Skillen  Link to Meet Abigail Skillen.

Susan Finnigan

Susan FinniganLeadership and Management, BA (Hons)

Susan wanted to demonstrate her competence and ability, and broaden the boundaries of her role within the organisation for which she works.

As I progressed through my degree, gaining new skills and confidence, I was able to take on new challenges and to lead on processes and assignments.

Meet Susan Finnigan  Link to Meet Susan Finnigan.


Céline Mahé

Celine MaheBSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology

Céline is quality assurance compliance manager at TRB Chemedica

'I really appreciated having so many opportunities at Teesside – there is lots of involvement with industry.'

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Joe Tasker

Joe  TaskerBA (Hons) Performance for Live and Recorded Media, 2014

Joe went straight from his course to a job using his new skills.

If you have your mind set on something in the course, it can help you strengthen your skills in that area, and even better, make you gain new ones you might not have realised you had.

Meet Joe Tasker  Link to Meet Joe  Tasker.