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. We focus on helping you develop the knowledge and skills which will enhance your career potential. This is why international students ranked us number one in the UK and number two globally for our careers service.*
*182 institutions participated globally, 42 in the UK, International Student Barometer Autumn 2016
Research at Teesside University is organised within five research institutes:
International students rank us number one in the UK for careers advice and employability, number one in the UK and number two globally for our careers service (182 institutions participated globally, 42 in the UK, International Student Barometer Autumn 2016). Get advice and guidance to explore new career options. Speak with a dedicated adviser, make use of our comprehensive resources, research jobs and vacancies online or work on online applications.
The University’s confidential service supports students through personal or academic difficulties with professional counsellors available by appointment.
At Teesside University, we do everything we can to help you adapt quickly to your new life in a new country, and to make you feel at home. We offer many services and activities which will help you to make friends and become part of the University community.
Our multi-award-winning Students' Union is the hub of social activity, in the UK top 10 (National Student Survey 2016), Gold in the 2015 NUS Green Impact Excellence Awards. Here you will find multi-award-winning social spaces, including our alcohol-free Love It Lounge, places to eat, support and advice services, sports clubs and Societies. There is also a job service to help you find part-time work.
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.
Our library has four floors of quality, up-to-date resources with experienced staff on hand, 1,300 places for individual and group study, access to over 40,000 books and 79,500 journals. There are over 400 PCs available for use in the library, and there are specialist academic librarians for each subject area. Our learning hub provides practical advice on developing your academic skills.
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.
Counselling. The University’s confidential service supports students through personal or academic difficulties with professional counsellors available by appointment.
We've invested £270m in our friendly town campus at the heart of Middlesbrough, and 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.
We have superb facilities for sport and wellbeing on campus and nearby. Our flagship Olympia building houses top-of-the-range sport and exercise labs, a temperature-controlled environmental chamber, 500-spectator sports hall for major tournaments, floodlit artificial turf pitch and a climbing wall. The new £2.5m health and fitness suite includes the latest cardiovascular and resistance fitness equipment, free weights areas, a sprint track, multi-purpose studios, sauna and a specialist treatment area.
Off-campus you will enjoy our 60-acre Saltersgill sports ground, River Tees Water Sports Centre for rowing, canoeing and kayaking, and the nearby Tees Barrage with its world-class white water rafting course.
When you arrive at Teesside University, you will have the chance to meet many students from different parts of the UK and from around the world. Joining a club or society will help you to make friends quickly as you will meet people with similar interests and share new experiences together.
Many of our programmes are accredited by relevant professional bodies like the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, British Psychological Society, Chartered Institute of Marketing, British Computer Society and National Council for the Training of Journalists.