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Alumni Stories


Sharing the journeys of our diverse and inspiring graduates.

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Graduate Feature: November

This month is all about celebrating our entrepreneurial graduates!


As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (14th Nov) we are featuring 6 impressive self starters on our website on social channels. Watch, read and listen to their impactful stories and advice by clicking below!


Tom Dix

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Now working as a researcher at the BBC in Cardiff, Tom gives us an insight into a typical day in the life with a behind the scenes tour. 

Amy Smith

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Amy runs her own sustainable bag brand 'Gosh Girl' and made us a short film to show what life is really like as a small business owner.

Aisyah Mazlan

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Aisyah is an exceptionally talented fashion designer, having graduated earlier this year we spoke to her about what is next.

Callum Parfitt

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Callum Parfitt currently works as a Production Runner on BBC One's Top Gear! We spoke to him to ask what life is like on set.

Gladys Sambo

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To celebrate Black History Month we asked Gladys some questions about what it means to her, her inspirations and more.

Albert Akhidenor

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To mark Black History Month asked graduate Albert (MSc Public Health UNICAF, 2021) some questions about his heritage and life in the UK.

Hannah Cleverly

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Recent Nursing graduate Hannah Cleverly gives advice as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, from common myths to useful tips.

Conor Wilkinson

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We spoke graduate Conor as part of Recycle Week 2022 to hear why he started his sustainable business how we can be more eco friendly.

Savannah Deegan

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Sav gives her top tips for looking after your mental health as part of World Mental Health Day.

Hannah Howland

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For World Mental Health Day we spoke to Hannah about her life as an art therapist. 

Dezire Mambule

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We spoke to graduate and now USW employee Dezire about what Black History Month means to him.

Sharonita Kostini

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Take a look at Sharon's incredible work and hear all about her inclusive magazine for unsung creatives. 

Dilara Babaoglu

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

Paris Aitken Adrastea

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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

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Sam offers USW students internships at his London production company.

Lois & Char

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

Adam Smith

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

Mariel Vronti

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


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.

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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