Our art and design alumni
We enjoy sharing your achievements and celebrating your successes. Here you can discover how other alumni have progressed within the creative sector.
BA (Hons) Industrial/Product Design, class of 1999
Design graduate Gary Pennington is the founder of Tane Design - a design studio based in Melbourne specialising in commercial furniture design with a sustainable ethic. After graduation his career began with Allermuir contract furniture, designers and manufacturers in Blackburn. Read Gary's story.
BA (Honours) Journalism, 2011
Jack is now a senior off-page SEO executive at Search Laboratory managing a growing team of SEO executives. Their main role is to improve the visibility of their clients online. Read Jack's story.
Eleanor Gates-Stuart (nee Gates)
BA (Honours) Fine Art, class of 1980
For Eleanor, going to Sheffield Hallam University (Art School) was the most important thing that she wanted to do. In an era when all her friends were leaving school to start work, Eleanor achieved her ambition to go to art school and enjoyed every minute of it. Read Eleanor's story.