Alumni Stories

Sharing the journeys of our diverse and inspiring graduates.

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Graduate Feature: October

Class of 2021 graduate Albert Akhidenor is our alumni feature of the month. 

This month marks Black History Month! To celebrate we asked graduate Albert (MSc Public Health UNICAF, 2021) some questions about his heritage and life in the UK since moving from Nigeria where he worked as a dentist.

Meet: Your Graduate Community

Here at USW we pride ourselves on our close community of students, staff and graduates. We met with 6 graduates to catch up on how their life has been since graduating. Watch these short videos and be inspired by our USW family.


Dilara Babaoglu


We spoke to graduate Dilara about her new business venture below!

Paris Aitken Adrastea


2022 Graduate Paris has big goals for her and her band, Adrastea.

Chelsea Courts

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Chelsea tells us why she enjoys giving back her time to USW.

Rishika Fernando

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We spoke to Rishika about aircraft maintenance engineering.

Sam Padget


Sam offers USW students internships at his London production company.

Lois & Char


Best friends are here to stay, read below to find out why.

Adam Smith


We found out why Pride is still so important even in 2022.

Mariel Vronti


Love at USW and Mariel's tips for being a great LGBTQ+ ally.

Alumni Championing Women CHRISIE COL E

Championing Women In Sport

From Olympic weightlifters, football players to coaches, we have some incredible female graduates who are breaking the bias in the sporting industry. 

All artwork on the USW Alumni website is graduate work. 

Image credits:

Banner image: Romesh Dodangoda