On the occasion of your graduation, I would like to say congratulations to you all. It is a remarkable achievement to have completed your undergraduate degree, and I know you all worked very hard to achieve this. It is doubly remarkable that you have done so during these challenging times, and you should be very proud of yourselves.
I would also like to wish you good luck in the next steps of your lives. After having taught your cohort for the last 3 years, I can say you have been one of the most engaging groups that I have taught at Abertay, and I know that you are all full of bright ideas, initiative and that you are able to overcome any challenges.
I have no doubts you will be successful in achieving your future goals, and I hope your time at Abertay has prepared you well for that. I wish you all the best!
It’s official. You’re now fully-fledged members of Abertay’s Alumni Network, a diverse and impactful community who live and work throughout the world and are proud to say they studied at Abertay University. Learn about how to stay in touch with Abertay and your Alumni Network after graduation.Find out more
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.
Andy is a Marketing Executive for Henderson Loggie Chartered Accountants.
Marketing Manager of the Ecology Centre, Jenny came to Abertay when it had just become a university.
Gordon loves his job as Director of Communications at Edinburgh Airport
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.
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.
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.