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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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Elaine Corbyn

Elaine  CorbynMA Human Resource Management

Combining a full-time job with part-time study was hard work which has paid off in a big way for Elaine Corbyn.

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Oliver Dawson

Oliver DawsonGraduated with honours in visualisation, class of 2002

Senior developer, Riskcare Ltd

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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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Nik Jones

Nik JonesMA Creative writing

Nik studied creative writing and is now a published author.

'The course itself is a good mix of the creative and the academic.'

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Sarah Thompson

Sarah ThompsonMA Journalism

Sarah’s master’s course led to a job in her chosen career.

My master's provided a route to complete my National Council for the Training of Journalists qualification, which is essential when looking for a career in journalism – and most universities don’t provide this route.

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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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