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Social Sciences, Humanities & Law

Here some of our successful alumni detail how Teesside helped them on their career path.

Lulia Iliescu

Lulia Iliescu

MA (Hons) Creative Writing

Teesside helped me explore my passions and discover new ambitions and gave me the tools I needed to achieve my goals.

Meet Lulia Iliescu  

Leo Croft

Leo Croft

MA History

As a result of Teesside University's investment in me, I have held several senior roles in heritage, strong ambitions to pursue a PhD, and am currently employed in a hugely satisfying role helping my local community.

Meet Leo Croft  

Sean Donnelly

Sean Donnelly

PhD Modern Irish History

I gained a diverse array of richly transferrable knowledge and skills, as well as forging friendships and the opportunity to research and contribute to academic conferences internationally.

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Connor Lagus

Connor Lagus

MA History

The teaching staff are always incredibly helpful and understanding and helped me to better realise my potential.

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Bethany Pickering

Bethany Pickering

LLB (Hons) law

The facilities are the best I have experienced and the 24 hour library was a great help during my studies.'

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Elle Connell

Elle Connell

MA English

The modules were unique and interesting. The lecturers are genuinely great people too, continuing to support me and my business after I graduated.

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Ricky Connell

Ricky Connell

BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

The course content was incredible and varied, which suited me as I wasn't 100% certain where I wanted to take my career.

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Jonny Grant

Jonny Grant

MA Creative Writing

The campus is fantastic, full of resources, and the staff are supportive, accommodating, approachable and extremely knowledgeable.

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Josephine Wratten

Josephine Wratten

BA (Hons) English Studies

I liked that the course was flexible and allowed me to juggle studying and training full time.

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Laura Carroll

Laura Carroll

MA Creative Writing

The best part about the course was the supportive environment between classmates and the tutors. We worked hard, built a great supportive network and were a tight-knit group that could trust each other with our writing.

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Nicole Beddard

Nicole Beddard

MSc Health Psychology and Clinical Skills

Without my qualification or university experience I would not be where I am today. I have met some wonderful people and gained so much knowledge in different areas.

Meet Nicole Beddard  

Saida El Aloua

Saida El Aloua

LLM International Law

I have had so many opportunities through studying at Teesside, as well as meeting incredible people, and I’ve learned so much.

Meet Saida El Aloua  

Mandy Norris

Mandy Norris

LLM Master of Laws (Criminal Law)

I loved every minute, which is why I want to come back.

Meet Mandy Norris  

Hannah Barstow

Hannah Barstow

BSc (Hons) Psychology

I loved my course, especially the forensic classes which were amazing.

Meet Hannah Barstow  

Rebecca Park

Rebecca Park

LLB (Hons) Law

The social activities, careers service and work experience opportunities gives Teesside University that extra edge that other universities don’t offer.

Meet Rebecca Park  

Lynda McPherson

Lynda McPherson

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling/MSc Health Psychology

I have had such amazing experiences during my time here. The teaching has been outstanding, it’s been incredible.

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Matthew Wilkinson

Matthew Wilkinson

BSc (Hons) Policing and Investigation (Distance Learning)

For anyone who is considering doing some distance learning, I would definitely advocate it and I would absolutely champion and recommend Teesside University.

Meet Matthew Wilkinson  

Lee Smith

Lee Smith

BSc (Hons) Policing and Investigation (Distance Learning)

I am responsible for investigating serious and complex crime and misconduct within the Armed Forces, both in the UK and whilst on military operations, such as Afghanistan.

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Catherine Edmondson

Catherine Edmondson

LLB (Hons) Law

I found the course challenging and enjoyable.

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James Cronan

James Cronan

BA (Hons) Humanities

I was encouraged to follow my dreams and given some excellent advice.

Meet James Cronan  

 

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