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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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Jennifer Crewdson

Jennifer CrewdsonBA (Hons) Graphic Design

Jennifer is a designer for SapientNitro, in London

'Teesside University developed my design thinking and problem-solving skills, encouraging me to find surprising lateral solutions to briefs.'

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Susan Finnigan

Susan FinniganLeadership and Management, BA (Hons)

Susan wanted to demonstrate her competence and ability, and broaden the boundaries of her role within the organisation for which she works.

As I progressed through my degree, gaining new skills and confidence, I was able to take on new challenges and to lead on processes and assignments.

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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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Ravi Sachdev

Ravi SachdevMA Television Production

Ravi is programming head for Zee Nung, Zee Entertainment Enterprises in Thailand.

'My MA degree had a massive influence on employers to employ me.'

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Oliver Dawson

Oliver DawsonGraduated with honours in visualisation, class of 2002

Senior developer, Riskcare Ltd

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Andrew Richardson

Andrew RichardsonBA (Hons) Marketing and Retail Management

Commercial manager, Marks & Spencer

'I combined theory from my degree with practical knowledge from my job for great results in my career.'

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