People from all over the world are attracted by our innovative courses, excellent academic facilities and internationally recognised qualifications. We are in the top 3 globally for overall satisfaction with our learning experience* and international students rank our personal tutors the best in the world.
Research at Teesside University is organised within five research institutes:
We are ranked first in the UK for careers advice and in the top 3 in the UK for employability (International Student Barometer Survey 2015).
Students are given advice and guidance on how to explore new career options. Students can speak with a dedicated adviser, make use of the comprehensive resources, research jobs and vacancies online or work on online applications.
Our graduates are working all over the world for companies such as the BBC, Aston Martin, Disney, Johnson Matthey, HSBC, United States Air Force Research Lab, Vodafone, Microsoft, the NHS, Rolls-Royce, Raleigh UK, 22 Cans, Framestore.
Our multiple-award winning Students’ Union is ranked in the top 3 in the world by international students. (International Student Barometer Survey 2015, Autumn Wave – 159 institutions participated globally, 49 in the UK.). It offers social spaces, places to eat, support and advice, shops, sports clubs and societies. The Students’ Union is a great place to make new friends. We are also ranked it the top 3 globally for social activities. (International Student Barometer Survey 2015, Autumn Wave – 159 institutions participated globally, 49 in the UK.).
Our main campus is in Middlesbrough, one of the most affordable places in the UK.
The region is famous for beautiful countryside, historic towns and a long coastline. London, Manchester or Edinburgh are under three hours away by train. York and Leeds are just over an hour away.
Our vibrant campus has facilities for study, leisure and fitness – all within walking distance. On campus you’ll find ‘The Curve’ – an iconic ultra-modern teaching space, our award-winning library, and our Students’ Union which is ranked in the top 3 globally by international students.
International students rank our library in the top 3 in the world. It has four floors of quality, up-to-date resources with experienced staff on-hand. There are 1,300 places for individual and group study, access to over 400,000 books and 79,500 journals, over 450 PCs across all floors and specialist academic librarians for each subject area. Plus a learning hub and learning café.
Teesside University was ranked 1st in the world for internet access on arrival (International Student Barometer, Autumn 2015). Enjoy technology that meets your needs, from Macs for high-end design to hi-tech workstations for complex visualisation and software development, and over 2,700 workstations on campus. See a short video showing all the facilities you will use.
Counselling. The University’s confidential service supports students through personal or academic difficulties with professional counsellors available by appointment.
When you come to Teesside University, you will discover that our campus facilities are first class. From the Curve, our new £20m teaching facility, to our Campus Heart outdoor space and our state-of-the art library and learning spaces – you will find everything you need to support your studies.
We have excellent sport facilities at Teesside and in January 2016 we launched a brand new health and fitness centre. The new facility includes state-of-the-art equipment, free weights fitness areas, multi-purpose studios, single-sex sauna, specialist treatment areas and a 30 metre sprint track! The £2.75m centre is an extension of the current Olympia Building bringing the University’s sports and fitness facilities under one roof.Teesside University is in a great place for people who love the outdoors. Take part in water sports at the Tees Barrage, learn to climb or walk in the beautiful local countryside. Our sport and well-being team can introduce you to new outdoor activities.
Join a student society to meet new friends, take part in sport or cultural activities or practise your faith.
Societies give you the chance to meet other students from your country or culture, to learn more about life in the UK, or to meet people who share your religious beliefs.You can reach Stockton by bus in 20 minutes with its ARC arts centre, presenting a variety of national and international music, comedy, and theatre and world cinema. Stockton’s annual International Riverside Festival showcases performers from all over the world – it’s one of the UK's most dazzling street festivals.
Benefit from opportunities to gain exemptions and accreditations from a wide range of professional bodies such as CIMA, ACCA, CMI, Skillset, The British Computer Society, most major engineering and scientific institutions, Forensic Science Society, Health and Care Professions Council, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, LLB exemptions, The British Psychological Society and more.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.