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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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Patrick Pisani

Patrick Pisani BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Patrick is an electrical instrumentation and control engineer with GDF Suez at Teesside Power Station

'My degree has definitely assisted me.'

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Phil Watson

Phil Watson

Phil WatsonBSc (Hons) Multimedia

After graduating Phil moved to London and now works for BBC iPlayer as an Editorial Manager.

'I had an amazing few years at Teesside. Everything I did lead me to where I am now.'

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Steve Wensley

Steve Wensley

Steve WensleyBA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, class of 2003

Accountant, Wensleydale Creamery

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Ian Thompson

Ian ThompsonBA (Hons) Public Administration

Ian’s degree took him to a successful career in the police.

I have been with North Yorkshire Police in operational and command roles from PC to Chief Inspector.

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Bethany Dean

Bethany DeanBA (Hons) Media Studies*

Bethany's studies helped her realise her flair for public relations.

'I thoroughly enjoyed studying at Teesside, the degree gave me so opportunities which I hadn’t even dreamed of.'

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Graeme Burnett

Graeme BurnettBSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering, 1976

Graeme has gone on from Teesside to a successful career, culminating in a senior role in the oil industry.

I have enjoyed a broad and successful experience in worldwide operations for the Total Group, having held high-level executive positions in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

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