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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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Ruthie Nielsen

Ruthie NielsenBA (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects

Ruthie studied computer animation and visual effects and now works for Weta Digital in New Zealand

When I visited Teesside everyone was so passionate about animation and so warm and friendly that I knew I wanted to go there straight away.

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Malcolm McNeely

Malcolm McNeelyPhD research

Malcolm gave up his first graduate job to start his PhD research.

'Doing fundamental research that expands human knowledge is an inspiring idea.'

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Alison Beveridge

Alison BeveridgeBA (Hons) Performance for Live and Recorded Media

Alison has gone on from her degree to further study and then a successful career.

The expertise of the staff covered a huge variety of genres.

Meet Alison Beveridge  Link to Meet Alison Beveridge.

Rachel Cutler

Rachel CutlerBSc (Hons) Midwifery

Rachel had always wanted to be a midwife with a vocational degree and a career. And now she is.

'The support from the tutors is excellent. They are professional, knowledgeable and so enthusiastic.'

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Stephanie Blakeburn

Stephanie BlakeburnBSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Since graduating Steph is enjoying life as a full-time swimmer.

'My time at University helped improve my career in terms of time management, organisational skills, independent study and group work.'

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Rosemary Knowles

Rosemary KnowlesMA Concept Art for Games and Animation, 2014.

Rosemary was delighted to find a concept art course at postgraduate level, and it exceeded her expectations.

'I learned to critically analyse and reflect on my work which I believe has allowed me to become more independent.'

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