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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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Jemma Harris

Jemma HarrisBA (Hons) Media and Television Production Professional Practice

Jemma is head of production at 22cans

‘The ambitions of the course were impressive and something I wanted to be a part of.’

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Stuart Rimmer

Stuart RimmerBA (Hons) Cultural Studies 2000, MSc Enterprise Management 2001, MBA 2004.

Stuart has gone from a first degree and MBA here to a major leadership role.

The analytical skills that you pick up through University help you deal with high volumes of complex information in the world of work.

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Balaji Vasudevan

Balaji  VasudevanMSc Petroleum Technology

Balaji works as a KTP associate at Teesside University. He works with a local potash fertilizers company to help reduce particle emissions.

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Samantha Hurley

Samantha HurleyFoundation degree Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Samantha came to Teesside to change her career.

'Teesside has a great reputation for computing degrees so it was my only choice when I decided to change career direction.'

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Paul Hunter

Paul HunterBSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

Paul was a mature student, and went straight into a job using his new skills.

Throughout my clinical placements, I was provided with the best possible opportunity for learning.

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Xin Zhao from China

Xin Zhao from ChinaBA (Hons) Computer Animation Character Animation

Xin came from China to study, and has gone on to a career using her new skills.

At the graduation show, ExpoTees, I had an interview with Ubisoft and they offered me an animation internship.

Meet Xin Zhao from China   Link to Meet Xin Zhao from China.