Collectively the DTC has a strong record of alumni success with around 60% of students going on to pursue academic careers and 20% entering into industrial research. Our alumni have also been responsible for at least 11 start-up companies, some with investment in the millions, and over 30 granted or pending patents (at least 15 of these arising directly from their DPhil work). Many students who have gone on to successful careers are invited back to talk to current students within the Career Development sessions.
The DTP admitted its first students in 2012. DTP alumni continue to remain closely associated with the programme and are invited to attend DTP events, such as the annual networking event, and to contribute to the DTP training programme. DTP and DTC alumni contribute to teaching in professional skills and career development and are actively involved in hosting DTP students for their professional placements.