Alumni

Did you study at Notre Dame? We want to keep in touch!

We would love to know what our former students from over the last 30 years are doing now. If you or know someone who attended Notre Dame, please click here to become part of the Notre Dame Alumni Community so we can continue to inspire our current students with your personal and professional achievements.

James Courtney

James Courtney


Years of study: 2007-2009
High School: Mount St Mary’s Catholic High School
Subjects Studied: English Literature, History, Media Studies and Sociology
Education:
 BA English Literature at the University of Liverpool.


"I loved the social areas where I made some of my best friends for life. I also loved the encouragement I received from my teachers - I truly believe they adequately prepared me for university."


Timeline:
Communications Manager - Agent Marketing, Liverpool UK
Senior Account Executive - Ogilvy Public Relations Australia, Sydney
Communications Manager - HSBC Australia, Sydney


Akierra Missick

Akierra Missick


Years of study: 2000-2002
High School: MAST Academy, Miami, Florida, USA
Subjects Studied: Law, Politics, Sociology and Psychology
Education:
LLB (Hons) Law at the University of Nottingham
MA in Political Science and Government
at McGill University
P Dip in Trust and Estate Management -
Manchester Business School.



Timeline:
2017 - Present - Senior Associate -
Civil Litigation - Misick & Stanbrook,
Barristers & Attorneys.
2016 - Present - Member of Parliament -
Turks & Caicos Islands.

"I enjoyed the diverse makeup of the student body
at NDSFC. It gave me an opportunity to meet
persons from all socio-economic and religious
backgrounds given I had only just relocated from
the United States of America, it was interesting
learning from my peers about their cultures."

Alice Pearson

Alice Pearson


Years of study: 2011-2013
High School: Heckmondwike Grammar School
Subjects Studied: Law, English Literature & Human Biology
Education: MA in Law at Northumbria University

"I loved the Law Academy and the experiences I gained from the law classes in particular. They really drove me into my current career."


Timeline:
Student Legal Advisor at Northumbria University
Legal Advisor at UnionLine
Paralegal at Virgin Media

Jack Tosney

Jack Tosney


Years of study: 2014-2016
High School: Cardinal Heenan High School
Subjects Studied: Theatre Studies, Film Studies and English Literature
Education: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

"I was involved in all the drama enhancements at Notre Dame, and loved every one of them. Thanks to Graham Hamlyn and Paul Graham, I now study at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, one of the best in the world."


Timeline:
Scenic Engineer and Set Builder
at Q DIVISION.
Freelance Set Builder and Prop Maker:
Working for RT Scenic, Bristol Old Vic,
Omnibus Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath
and More.
Carpenter at Pinewood Film Studios.

Vicki Psarias

Vicki Psarias


Years of study: 1997 -1999
High School: Leeds Girl's High School
Subjects Studied: Media Studies, Theatre Studies and English Literature
Education:
BA Media & Communications,
Communication and Media Studies
at Goldsmiths, University of London.
MA Screen Drama and Direction at
Goldsmiths, University of London.


Timeline: 
Writer Freelance – Grazia
Founder of multi-award winning lifestyle
blog, Honest Mum – Honestmum Limited

"I relished my time at Notre Dame, which taught me to think outside the box and offered me the skills and tenacity to not only survive but also to thrive in the sometimes turbulent media world I entered soon after."

Sebastian Padget

Sebastian Padget


Years of study: 2009-2011
High School: Abbey Grange Church of England School
Subjects Studied: Film Studies, Media Studies & Theatre Studies
Education:
BA Television and Radio at the University of Salford

"Notre Dame was where I really found myself and helped cement what my goals and dreams were for the future. It was the only place where I excelled at, with both my grades and my confidence. Overall, it was a great place for support and helped you achieve your dreams and ambitions."


Timeline: 
Runner at Sony.
Digital Communications Team Leader
at Topshop/Topman.
Videographer at Social Chain.


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