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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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Ruthie Nielsen

Ruthie NielsenBA (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects

Ruthie studied computer animation and visual effects and now works for Weta Digital in New Zealand

When I visited Teesside everyone was so passionate about animation and so warm and friendly that I knew I wanted to go there straight away.

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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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Charlotte Rigg

Charlotte  RiggBA (Hons) Fine Art

Charlotte has gone on from her degree to train as a teacher.

I also got to teach art at a local school and organise an art club as research for my reflective case study.

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Craig Fell

Craig FellBA (Hons) Graphic Design

Craig’s time at Teesside University prepared him for the career he loves. He now runs an award-winning business and reflects with happiness on his time as a student.

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Amani Ibrahimi

Amani IbrahimiBA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism with NCTJ Qualification

Amani's passion for her course and work experience has led to her current role as production journalist trainee at ITV Tyne Tees.

The course offered value for money – it’s got me where I am today, and without it I would not have been able to benefit from these fantastic opportunities.

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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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