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Graduate Success Stories
Edd explains: “I presented my final year project at one of the University’s showcase events and woke up the next morning to an email from an employer who wanted to chat about my plans after university. I got the job pretty much straight away.”
Pete had a similar experience and says: “I really enjoyed my final project for the showcase event - I created a news aggregation website that took news from different sites and put it all together. From that one event I met with a number of employers who watched my presentation and it led to my current job.”
Edd and Pete now work for bespoke software and web solutions developer Sett in Bradford and the company’s managing director Rob Walters is a big fan of our showcase events.
Rob said, “The standard of work from the final year students impressed us greatly. It was a fantastic opportunity for recruiters like myself to see potential talent and for students to network with industry.”
BA (Hons) Economics for Business
MA Human Resource Management
Aisha Pothan was keen to exploit all of the work placement opportunities on offer at Leeds Beckett and used a shadow placement module to gain experience with Leeds Building Society.
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
Clinical research coordinator Emma, who is involved in NHS research projects on illnesses such as diabetes and cancer, credits her study for getting her to where she is today.
Postgraduate Diploma Law and Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice Course
Euan, originally from Edinburgh, joined our University back in 2004 to study the Postgraduate Diploma in Law and decided to stay beyond that year to expand his studies and take the Postgraduate Diploma Legal Course.
Piers Aggett and Kesi Dryden
BSc (Hons) Creative Music and Sound Technology
Piers Aggett and Kesi Dryden arrived at our University to pursue their passion for music. We’re glad they did - just a few years later they were celebrating two No.1 hits in the UK charts.
PG Dip Advanced Practice and MSc Advanced Practice
District nurse Samantha was looking to progress her career – she wanted to find a senior position where she could still operate on the clinical side too.