Our Alumni

After undertaking a six week Alumni Profile Project, we captured positive student experiences and career destinations of past Leicester sociology students. These profiles will give you a better understanding of where a degree in Sociology at Leicester can lead.

If you are one of our alumni and would like to get in touch with the department, please fill out our keeping in touch form.

You can find more information about University of Leicester alumni here.


Charlotte SuttonDr Rose Holyoak
Charlotte Sutton Dr Rose Holyoak
MSc Social Research 2015
Now: Graduate Teaching Assistant

PhD Sociology 2015
Now: Teaching Assistant at the
University of Bristol

Dr Oli Williams Shuaib Saied Khan
Oli Williams You are taught by real research profesisonals with real research credentials. That alone is incredibly inspiring.
PhD Sociology 2015
Now: Lecturer in Physical Activity
and Public Health at Abertay
BA Sociology 2014
Now: Supply teacher/ Company

Daniella Sanders

Dr Asiyah Kumpoh
Daniella Sanders It was an engaging and dynamic experience
BA Sociology 2014
Now: Customer service advisor
(Postgraduate Student)
PhD Sociology 2012
Now: Lecturer at the Universitii
Brunei Darussalam
Dr Sandhya Duggal
Deepak Bhachu
Studying Sociology has opened up my perspective on a variety of topics ranging from current affairs to politics Deepak Bhachu

BA Sociology 2008
Now: Research Fellow

BA Sociology 2007
Now: Programme Leader for
International Education
Lauren Carter
Magdalena Korczak
I chose to study sociology at Leicester primarily because of the American cultural exchange programme "It is a course of study which does not limit your employment prospects but rather increases them"
BA Sociology 2007
Now: Addictions Therapist
BA Sociology 2005
Now: Criminal Defence Solicitor
Salima Murji
Robert Glaister
Sociology can blow your mind as well as frustrate you Sociology enabled me to view the world from a wider angle and critically evaluate information

BSc Sociology 2003
Now: Lecturer in Sociology
and Criminology

BA Sociology 2002
Now: Housing Officer (Anti-Social

Elaine Margaret Smith
Simon Gosney
Elaine Margaret Smith Simon Gosney

BA Sociology 1996
Now: Community Missioner for the
Leicester Diocese.

BA Sociology 1995
Now: Head of Learning and
Development for a National
Social Care Business
Graham Lord
Graham Lord
BA Sociology 1973
Now: Retired Chief Executive

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