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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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Paul Hichens

Paul  HichensMSc IT

Paul took a major career change, packing in his IT job to start his own business. Some of the skills he acquired during his time studying at Teesside University have helped him to achieve this.

'At Teesside uni part of my MSc included modules on multimedia, database design and programming in different languages. All of this came in handy when setting up the web part of my business.'

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Jordan Atkinson

Jordan AtkinsonBSc (Hons) Computer Science

Jordan graduated from Teesside University and now works for Accenture.

What I found most valuable is how much practical experience I got.

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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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Francis Hung Kwong Ho

Francis Hung Kwong HoBSc (Hons) Computer Science, 1979

Francis graduated when Teesside was still a polytechnic, and has had a successful and varied career.

The teaching and the facilities were everything I hoped for.

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Connor Burdekin-Roberts

Connor Burdekin-RobertsBSc (Hons) Computing

Connor studied computing and now works as a Security Consultant for IBM.

Teesside is an excellent University with a great student focus.

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Charlotte Rigg

Charlotte  RiggBA (Hons) Fine Art

Charlotte has gone on from her degree to train as a teacher.

I also got to teach art at a local school and organise an art club as research for my reflective case study.

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