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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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Anna Hatton

Anna HattonPhD Rehabilitation Sciences, 2010

Anna has gone on from a first degree and PhD at Teesside to an academic career in Australia.

The encouragement and mentorship which I received from my research supervisor was the driving force behind my decision to enter the academic route.

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Debbie Armstrong

Debbie ArmstrongBSc (Hons) Practice Innovation

Debbie studied part-time while working full time as a nurse.

I graduated with a first so it was all worth it.

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David Bate

David BateBSc (Hons) Software Engineering and MSc Computing

Project analyst, Exel Computer Systems in Nottingham

'My degree demonstrated my commitment to my professional development.'

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James Drew

James DrewBSc (Hons) Web Development

James’ placement was one of the highlights of his course.

It’s really satisfying to see things happen when the codes all come together.

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Lois Speakman

Lois SpeakmanBA (Hons) Business Studies

Lois used the Careers Service to get her career off to a flying start.

The Careers Service staff were supportive and knowledgeable and helped me to focus on what I needed to do to achieve my goal.

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Lisa Ryan

Lisa LaniniBSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Since qualifying I have been working as a locum physiotherapist in and around the North East of England with County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, Sunderland City Hospitals and South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust.

My student placements helped me greatly to prepare for my career. I was also lucky to volunteer in different settings such as a children’s hospice in Romania and a sports injury clinic in Boston to gain further experience.

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