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To celebrate Black History Month we spoke to four of our inspiring graduates about their career journeys, their inspirations and more.


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

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Ellie Rose

We spoke to Ellie (BA English, Creative Writing and TESOL) as part of Refugee Week 2023, read her journey since graduating into a new role helping people seeking asylum.


Sophie & Dali

Sophie (BA Game Art & Illustration) and Dali (BA Photojournalism) bonded over their love of the planet and fashion then put it all into their business Sage Against the Machine.


Matthew Jones

MSc International Security and Risk Management graduate Matthew spoke to us about his career journey at South Wales Police, the rewards of his job and more below! 


Gaz Lloyd-Ford

To celebrate International Nurse's Day we spoke to Gaz (BSc Adult Nursing) about his career journey, what nursing means to him and more!


Aisyah Mazlan

We are so excited to see what the future holds for the incredibly talented BA Fashion & Design graduate Aisyah. Read more here!


Benita Mordi

Aeronautical Engineering graduate Benita Mordi works at Dell Technologies, hear her interview and watch her TED talk below!


Amira Tamam

Amira graduated from MSc Engineering Management, she's now leading the way for women in STEM as a mechatronics engineer.


Dr Morley Muse

MA Sustainable Power Technology graduate Morley told us what it's like to work within the STEM industry and the women who inspire her.


Rachel Dax

BA Drama and MA Film graduate Rachel is an award winning writer & filmmaker. She also founded Lesbian Film and Arts Festival: LezDiff.


Callum Parfitt

BA Media Production graduate Callum works as a Production Runner on BBC One's Top Gear! Read to hear what life is like on set.


Gladys Sambo

To celebrate Black History Month we asked MA Business Administration graduate Gladys about her inspirations and more.


Albert Akhidenor

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


Hannah Cleverley

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


Conor Wilkinson

Contemporary Music Performance graduate Conor tells us why he started his sustainable business how we can be more eco friendly.


Sharon Kostini

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


Savannah Deegan

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


Rishika Fernando

We spoke to BSc Aircraft Maintenance Engineering graduate Rishika about his favourite parts of studying at USW and his current job.


Lois & Charlotte

Forever friends and graduates of BA International Business with Marketing, we're celebrating best friend day with Lois & Charlotte!


Sam Padget

BA Photojournalism graduate runs a micro-production house, creating documentary-style web content! Hear more below.


Adam Smith

As part of Pride month we met with graduate Adam, an LGBTQ+ activist and Vice Chair of Newport's first ever Pride festival, Pride in the Port.