Alumni say...

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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Martin Axon

Martin AxonMEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Martin is a graduate trainee at Rolls-Royce

'I've made some fantastic lifelong friends and being able to indulge my passion for engineering.'

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Dave Norman

Dave NormanBSc (Hons) Computing

Dave changed courses and has found a job using skills he learned on both courses.

Having access to staff with a mixture of academic and industrial backgrounds was fantastic.

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Karen McCartney

Karen McCartneyBSc (Hons) Combined Science and MSc Biotechnology

Family tragedies gave Karen a passion for her chosen subject, and Teesside University gave her the grounding to pursue it to doctorate level.

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Louise Rowe

Louise RoweBA (Hons) Graphic Design, 2008

Louise’s successful freelance career followed directly from her final year project.

Graduating with a portfolio of work, ready to use in a professional creative field, gave a kick-start in my career.

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Chris Walter

Chris Walter

Chris  WalterBA (Hons) Creative Digital Media

As an assistant content producer for CBeebies Interactive, Chris’s work is downloaded by millions of people.

'Teesside University helped me develop my skills in design, project and people management.'

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Paul Hunter

Paul HunterBSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

Paul was a mature student, and went straight into a job using his new skills.

Throughout my clinical placements, I was provided with the best possible opportunity for learning.

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