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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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Leslie Curvis

BSc (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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Sarah Johnson

Sarah JohnsonBSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

Sarah studied food and nutrition at Teesside University and went on to work as a New Product Development Technologist.

'I gained a lot of skills, and met so many amazing people.'

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Wei Xing Yong

Wei Xing YongBA (Hons) Digital Character Animation, 2007

Winning awards at Expotees kick-started Wei’s career in animation.

Winning the Animation award in 2009 gave me an opportunity to go on a placement year at Ubisoft Reflections.

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Louise Shaw

Louise ShawLLB (Hons) Law

Louise's decision to come to Teesside University has led to her qualification to get the career she wants.

Without Teesside University I would not be in the job I am today.

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Sarah Thompson

Sarah ThompsonMA Journalism

Sarah’s master’s course led to a job in her chosen career.

'My master's provided a route to complete my National Council for the Training of Journalists qualification, which is essential when looking for a career in journalism – and most universities don’t provide this route.'

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Stacie Hughes

Stacie HughesBSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

Stacie had experience within the food industry and wanted to build on the food course she had done at college.

'The New Product Development module set me up for the practical and the theoretical aspects of my career, and the tutors’ industry experience showed me what would be required of me in my job.'

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