Many congratulations to our outstanding students from Division of Games Technology and Mathematics, as you graduate from Abertay University, it has been an absolute honour to get to know most of you during your time here.
I’m disappointed that I won’t see you crossing the stage at Caird Hall this month. Last academic session was very different and you overcame a number of challenges which makes your achievement even more outstanding. I am so proud of what you have achieved.
I have seen what you are capable of, and I wish you all satisfying and amazing careers. Graduation is the beginning of your journey - don’t be afraid to take on challenges and grasp all opportunities that come your way. Please stay in touch with us and let me know where your adventure takes you next.
Wherever you may be, I hope you enjoy your virtual graduation and I look forward to joining you for the traditional ceremony when we are able to hold one.
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We're extremely proud of every single one of our graduates. Learn more about what some of your fellow Alumni have gone on to do within their careers.
Rockstar Engine Programmer, Chair of IGDA Scotland and Women in Games ambassador Timea gives her advice
The Movies, Fable II, Fable III - Kieran worked on all three games and is now Lead Client Engineer on the upcoming game ‘Gears Pop!’
From Abertay to Canada, Rejosh works as a Game Developer for Pong Studios in Toronto.
Stephanie talks about her work on hit horror game Monstrum.
A graduate from our BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology programme in 2014, Valentin has covered a lot of ground since leaving Abertay. He's worked on games, apps and websites, and recently developed and launched his own product Thankbox.
You are the ones who can and should bring about the new ways of thinking and new ways of doing.
Ian graduated from our BSc (Hons) Criminology programme in 2009, and is now an IoT Practice Lead at Blackberry within their Security Services division.
My advice to all of you is, whilst times are uncertain, it’s important to plan your journey. Don’t be worried about taking detours as these will help you throughout your career.
Claire graduated in 1995 from our BSc (Hons) Environmental Technology programme, and is currently Head of SHE, Occupational Health and Wellbeing @ BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships.
Don’t forget that it’s life’s changes and challenges that shape us and make us. Every challenge can be an opportunity, if you let it.
Gavin graduated in 2002 from our BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development programme, and is currently the Head of Academy Coaching at Aberdeen Football Club.
Whatever you want to do, believe in yourself, work hard, be committed, be patient at times, don’t rush things, don’t cut corners, and go and look for people who are in the career that maybe you want to go on to achieve.
We offer professional support to our graduates for up to three years after graduation. Explore what resources are available to you, and how you can tap into these when you need them.
Our Careers Service offers guidance and support to Abertay graduates for up to three years after graduation.
It may not be the obvious time to start a business, but it’s definitely still possible. Explore what support is available to you.
Our postgrad degrees build on existing skills and undergraduate studies, improving your employment prospects or facilitating a move into research.