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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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Natasha Patel

Natasha PatelDoctorate in Clinical Psychology

Natasha has gone on from her course to two contrasting part-time jobs.

'The choice and variety of placements on offer was huge - I was able to shape my training to incorporate my interests.'

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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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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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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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Demi Yip

Demi YipBSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

Graduating in 2012, Demi is now a management trainee at Anglo Beef Processor.

'My work is fun and exciting – every day is different with a new challenge.'

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Chris Robinson

Chris RobinsonMA Creative Writing

Chris is a writer, poet and creative practitioner. She never thought she would have the opportunity to study at university.

'Teesside University opened an entirely new doorway for me.'

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