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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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Andrew Henderson

Andrew HendersonBEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering, and PhD chemical engineering

After completing a first degree and PhD, Andrew has had a successful career in chemical engineering.

I decided to study at Teesside because of the facilities.

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Emilis Baltrusaitis

Emilis BaltrusaitisBA Computer Animation and Visual Effects, 2015

Emilis secured an internship after he graduated, and that led to a full-time job.

Students are competitive with each other, but also willing to help each other improve.

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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.'

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Muhammad Nawaz

Muhammad NawazBEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

Muhammad threw himself into sport and mentoring as well as his degree studies.

I also benefited from a summer placement with Jacobs Engineering, a big local engineering company.

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Andrew Bell

Andrew BellBA (Hons) Industrial Design

Andrew is putting his design degree – and his passion for golf – to good use.

'I enjoyed the hands-on model-making side of the course. This tied in nicely with the rapid prototyping facility on campus.'

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Ann Thomas

Ann ThomasMSc Advanced Clinical Practice: Management of Long-term Conditions

'All of my study at Teesside University has really helped me progress.'

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