Alumni profiles

Find out about life after graduation from the perspective of our alumni.

Dan Newberry, Philosophy BA.

The University provides loads of opportunities to gain work experience. I would encourage students to take advantage of those opportunities

Dan Newberry BA Philosophy

Dan is a HR advisor for the University of Sheffield; he also completed his BA in Philosophy here.


As a teacher I get to carry on doing the subject that I love every day

Alice Short BA Philosophy

Alice shares why the unique skills developed by philosophical thinking are useful in all industries.


My experience at Sheffield prepared me very well to become an academic

Daniel Watts PhD Philosophy, BA History and Philosophy, University of Sheffield

Daniel Watts is a lecturer at Essex University who began his academic studies with a BA in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield.

Roz Glynn. BA Philosophy

My qualifications gave me an advantage over other candidates applying for my job

Roz Glynn BA Philosophy

Roz shares her advice for how philosophy students can make the most of their time at university.

Sam Heal-Cohen

My tutors gave me the support and confidence that I needed to progress onto further study

Sam Heal-Cohen BA Philosophy, University of Sheffield

Sam completed his BA in Philosphy at Sheffield and is now a graduate student at the University of Oxford.

Georgina Watts, BA Philosophy and Psychology

I use skills learned in both philosophy and psychology every day

Georgina Watts BA Philosophy and Psychology

Georgina is an Assistant Director in the Department of Business for the Civil Service. She graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA in Philosophy and Psychology.

Chloe Ashley.

My degree was incredibly useful in gaining my role as a legal intern

Chloe Ashley BA Philosophy

After studying Philosophy, Chloe has developed a career in legal research.

Louise Delmege, Philosophy BA

The ability to think quickly and to analyse any argument has given me fantastic negotiation and interview skills

Louise Delmege BA Philosophy

Following her studies, Louise is now employed in the communications department of the University of Sheffield. She shares how the skills learned in studying Philosophy have improved her employability.

Valentine Kozin, BA Philosophy.

There is a very direct connection between the analytical approaches of philosophy and working with computer software

Valentine Kozin BA Philosophy

Valentine is a technical artist for Rare, a video game production studio working with Microsoft.

Laura Page, Philosophy BA and MA.

I've made life-long friends in Sheffield. It's a place I feel safe and supported and free

Laura Page BA and MA in Philosophy

Laurage Page is a freelance artist, photography and creative practitioner who has lived in Barcelona and Ibiza before returning to Sheffield.

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