Alumni Psychology

Psychology alumni

Our alumni have entered a wide variety of careers. The jobs of our alumni span over 30 occupational areas, the most popular of which are: healthcare (especially clinical psychology), further/higher education, primary/secondary education, local/national government, finance, information technology, social services, voluntary/charity sector, recruitment/marketing, and police/legal services.

Some of our high profile alumni include:

  • Diane Jeffrey, CBE (Chair of Age UK; B.A. 1966).
  • Rajvinder Kandola, OBE (Founding Partner, Pearn Kandola; M.A. 1981).
  • Jessica Ennis, CBE (Olympic Gold Medallist and World Champion Heptathlete; B.Sc. 2007).
  • Peter Booth (Managing Director, Prudential Services; B.Sc. 1977).

Some of our alumni have been kind enough to let us profile their careers, for the benefit of prospective and current students. Select 'Psychology' in the department field on the following website to see the Career Profiles of some of our alumni.

Career profiles

Get involved

There are lots of ways you can be involved including: volunteering to speak to students about your career choices and experiences, becoming a mentor, writing a career profile, or offering work experience places for our students: See Sheffield Alumni Volunteers for details.

You can also make a donation to support the university: See Give the gift of knowledge for details.

If you wish to support the department specifically either through a donation, by sponsoring scholarship/bursary/prize, or by offering expertise and help, please contact our Head of Department Professor Glenn Waller Tel: +44 (0)114 222 6568.

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