Alumni say...

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.'

Meet Jennifer Crewdson  Link to Meet Jennifer Crewdson.

Samuel Smith

Samuel SmithBA (Hons) Film and Television Production

Samuel's course has led him back to Teesside to work at the university's radio, Click Teesside.

'I would recommend Teesside. The course developed me a lot as a person technically and personally. The lecturers are all friendly and always happy to help out, and of course the area is great for nightlife.'

Meet Samuel Smith  Link to Meet Samuel Smith.


Tom Lingard

Tom LingardMEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Tom completed a work placement as part of his course.

'My placement was very enjoyable and helped me develop professional skills in the workplace.'

Meet Tom Lingard  Link to Meet Tom Lingard.

Tom Etherington

Tom EtheringtonBA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism Professional Practice

Tom’s degree has led to a successful career in his chosen profession.

'My time at Teesside University was the best possible preparation for my career. The degree allowed me to gain a wide range of skills and experiences, rivalling any other course on offer.'

Meet Tom Etherington  Link to Meet Tom Etherington.


Patrick Pisani

Patrick Pisani BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Patrick is an electrical instrumentation and control engineer with GDF Suez at Teesside Power Station

'My degree has definitely assisted me.'

Meet Patrick Pisani  Link to Meet Patrick  Pisani.

Chris Robinson

Chris RobinsonMA Creative Writing

Chris is a writer, poet and creative practitioner. She never thought she would have the opportunity to study at university.

'Teesside University opened an entirely new doorway for me.'

Meet Chris Robinson  Link to Meet Chris Robinson.