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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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Michael Waller

Michael WallerBSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

Michael was mentored throughout his dissertation, which resulted in a piece of work of which he is immensely proud, and which gained him the Cleveland Police Prize.

'The course gave me an excellent understanding into the role of the criminal justice system as a whole.'

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Lisa Wood

Lisa  WoodBSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Lisa is a self-employed dental therapist

‘I really enjoyed the degree’s varied clinical experience and I enjoyed documenting the patient journey. The facilities and services offered on campus are excellent and Teesside University’s social side is brilliant.’

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Suzanne Costello

Suzanne CostelloBSc (Hons) Applied Sports Therapy

Suzanne had worked in the sports industry for several years, but felt she needed a degree to progress to the next stage in her career.

'Teesside is a great place to study. As a mature student I gained the degree I needed to progress in my career.'

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Graeme Burnett

Graeme BurnettBSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering, 1976

Graeme has gone on from Teesside to a successful career, culminating in a senior role in the oil industry.

I have enjoyed a broad and successful experience in worldwide operations for the Total Group, having held high-level executive positions in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Meet Graeme Burnett   Link to Meet Graeme Burnett.


Crystal Cha

Crystal ChaBA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism

Crystal came from Malaysia to top up her qualification, returned to Malaysia to begin a successful career in corporate communications and is now ready to embark on an MBA.

I had great feedback and mentoring from the lecturers who were actual practitioners themselves.

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Qasim Baig

Qasim BaigBA (Hons) Television and Film Production*

Qasim loved seeing films come to life from script to screen.

'Coming here was the best decision I made and I guarantee it will put you on the right path towards achieving your dreams.'

Meet Qasim Baig   Link to Meet Qasim Baig.