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Reflecting our multidisciplinary nature, our graduates go into a variety of different careers spanning the private, public and third sectors and working across the UK, Europe and the world.

Here some of our graduates share their individual experiences as students with us and explain how their studies have helped them professionally.

Our alumni

Jen Phillips (BA 1999)

Jen Phillips (BA 1999) studied Philosophy at the School of English, Communication and Philosophy and is now a Specialist Technical Underwriter for Legal & General.
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Dr Sebastien Chapleau (PhD 2009)

Dr Sebastien Chapleau (PhD 2009) studied at the School of English, Communication and Philosophy. Sebastien is now Headteacher at La Fontaine Academy, the first state-funded primary school with a key focus on the teaching of French.
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Tom Dean (BA 2011)

“Diverse, thought-provoking, historic, exciting, engaging” is how Tom Dean describes Cardiff. Now working as Head of Marketing for World Wide Internet Insurance Services, Tom recalls his days in the city studying (BA English Language).
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Maria Mellor (BA 2017)

Maria Mellor (BA 2017) studied English Literature at the School of English, Communication and Philosophy. In her final year she became Editor-in-Chief of the Gair Rhydd and has gone on to become an Editorial Assistant at Damson Media in London.

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My Cardiff… is giving back to life saving services

George Watkins (English Literature and Philosophy 2015-) is the Mental Health Officer at Cardiff University Students’ Union.
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Scott Edward Bowers (BA 2003, PGDip 2004)

Scott Bowers (BA 2003, PGDip 2004) studied both his undergraduate in English Language and Communication and his postgraduate degree in Public and Media Relations at Cardiff University. He’s now Group Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs for The Jockey Club and attributes much of his success to his time as a Cardiff University student.
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Rosie Johns (BA 2014)

Rosie Johns (BA 2014) graduated with a First in English Literature. Since leaving, she has her foot firmly placed on the career ladder in the publishing industry.
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Salina (BA 2012)

Salina graduated from the School of English, Communication and Philosophy with a BA in English Language. She now puts her language skills to use as a studio manager.
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Jody Tozer (BA 2010)

Jody Tozer (BA 2010) is company director at Bulldozer Film, an independent film company specialising in music videos, short films, documentaries, and television content.
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Thomas Reeder (BA 2016)

Thomas Reeder (BA 2016) remained in Cardiff after graduation, and now works for a public relations firm based in the city.
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