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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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Sean Deakin

Sean DeakinMSc Criminology

Sean's time at Teesside has led him to a career in social work.

I really enjoyed the theoretical modules as they were taught by some of the most influential criminologists in the country and their expertise was priceless.

Meet Sean Deakin  Link to Meet Sean Deakin.

Carla Keegans

Carla KeegansBA (Hons) Politics and Social Policy, 1997

After a successful career in housing, Carla has founded a community interest company.

My degree prepared me well for my career.

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Joseph Kean

Joseph KeanContemporary Issues in Drug Use, MSc

Joseph was a drug advice worker, who had experience of a number of different statutory and voluntary social service sector jobs, but little focus and specialism. Studying an MSc part time at Teesside University allowed him to address this, and since graduating he has gained promotion.

'I feel that the combination of my qualifications and experience have prepared me to undertake more senior roles.'

Meet Joseph Kean  Link to Meet Joseph Kean.

Amy Watson

Amy WatsonBSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

Amy now works for Hertfordshire Police as a Crime Officer in the investigation management unit.

'I loved the hands-on aspect of the course.'

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Judyta Kulpa

Judyta KulpaBA (Hons) Film and Television Production

Judyta’s time at Teesside has led her to her dream job as a filmmaker.

I’ve made great connections for the future which is important in this industry. It’s helped me by opening my eyes to the opportunities there are.

Meet Judyta Kulpa  Link to Meet Judyta Kulpa.

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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