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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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Matthew Grima

Matthew Grima

Matthew GrimaBSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation* and Master of Research in Science

Matthew is working as a conservation scientist for Heritage Malta

'What you learn is not simply out of a text book or an intelligent brain, but also from personal invaluable experience.'

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Malcolm McNeely

Malcolm McNeelyPhD research

Malcolm gave up his first graduate job to start his PhD research.

Doing fundamental research that expands human knowledge is an inspiring idea.

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Leslie Curvis

Leslie CurvisBSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Coaching Science)

Leslie’s volunteer roles while studying led to two dream jobs.

'Without Teesside University my career would be very different.'

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Natalie Aves

Natalie AvesBA (Hons) Television and Film Production

Natalie is an audience development and social media manager at Endemol Beyond.

'I learnt the valuable skills of pitching, producing proposal documents, budgets, marketing and business plans. University was a great place to get hands-on with the equipment, learn key camera skills and edit software.'

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Liam Redden

Liam ReddenPgDip Specialist Practice in District Nursing

Liam started out as a healthcare assistant, but is now getting closer to his goal of becoming a district nurse.

'I chose Teesside for my PgDip as I’ve always had good experiences of learning and received invaluable support from staff.'

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Ruthie Nielsen

Ruthie NielsenBA (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects

Ruthie studied computer animation and visual effects and now works for TT Fusion in London

When I visited Teesside everyone was so passionate about animation and so warm and friendly that I knew I wanted to go there straight away.

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