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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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Jing (Coco) Zhao

Jing (Coco) Zhao

Jing (Coco) ZhaoBA (Hons) TV and Film Production

Coco graduated from Teesside University in 2015. She now works as a producer at the China Intercontinental Communication Centre.

'Apart from the technical skills I learned from the University, the placement and opportunities that Teesside University offered me was most helpful for my career.'

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Alex Frood

Alex FroodBA (Hons) Computer Games Design

Alex's time at university took him on a completely different path to where he started. Qualified in computer games design, he now leads outdoor exhibitions.

'Teesside University is fantastic with easy access to outdoor areas and national parks especially extreme sports.'

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Peter Williamson

Peter WilliamsonBSc (Hons) Computing

Peter Williamson said he found an exciting and dynamic job after studying at Teesside.

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Sohail Ahmed

Sohail AhmedMSc Process Manufacturing Management

Sohail ensures plant and equipment is reliable and safe, and complies with British and European standards.

'My postgraduate course was certainly a good investment towards my career.'

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Manuela Rodler

Manuela Rodler

Manuela RodlerBEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Disaster Management

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Alexandra Smith

Alexandra SmithMA Cultural History

Alexandra Smith grasped the opportunity to study again when she enrolled on a part time master’s degree at Teesside University, and would definitely recommend it.

'My time at University improved my report writing and research skills, and gave me more confidence in my abilities.'

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