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The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics has a strong alumni network.

English Employability Challenge

Each year the School joins forces with former students and Newcastle University’s Careers Service to offer all second year undergraduates the opportunity to take time out from studying and experience real-life business situations.


Alumni advisory group

The School's Alumni Advisory Group board includes some of our alumni who have had exceptional careers in a range of fields, including business and finance, film and television, publishing, and PR.

Alumni interviews

During the English Challenge 2020, our Student Leaders interviewed alumnae Fen Frances Felton-Pitt and Hilary Florek. Read more about their exciting roles and career journeys on the SELLL Careers Blog. Many of our alumni also keep in touch on LinkedIn and NCL Spark

Find out more about the benefits of studying English at Newcastle and the career paths of our graduates in the below series of video interviews with our former students. Watch more interviews with students, alumni and staff on the School's YouTube channel.