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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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Hannah Dodsworth

Hannah DodsworthBA (Hons) Journalism

Hannah's work placement opened her eyes to see that journalism isn’t restricted to just media.

I would absolutely recommend this course to anyone. So much so my younger brother is now studying here and loving it too.

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Rachael Dixon

Rachael DixonBA (Hons) Graphic Design

Rachael has recently published her first novel, Slippery Souls.

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Emma Peacock

Emma PeacockBSc (Hons) Forensic Science (Extended)

Emma worked in engineering, but took a career break to take care of her family. Returning to education as a mature student led her onto a new career path.

'I thought that having a family and young children might limit me, but if you organise yourself then it is not a problem. If I can do it, anyone can.'

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Oliver Dawson

Oliver DawsonGraduated with honours in visualisation, class of 2002

Senior developer, Riskcare Ltd

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Jamie Matthews

Jamie MatthewsBSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming, PhD

Jamie completed his BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming at Teesside University - he is now studying for his PhD.

'Teesside University offers everything you could want.'

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Sarah Birch

Sarah  BirchMA Education

Sarah studied part time and, since taking her master’s, has taken on a new role.

'The master’s was absolutely perfect for me because it allowed me to explore areas of research which had an impact on my working life.'

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