School of Science, Engineering & Design

Student views

Student satisfaction remains consistently high as evidenced by the independent National Student Survey results each year.

Tab 1
Kelly Naisbett

Kelly Naisbitt
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation*

Jessica  Morgan

Jessica Morgan
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I eventually hope to become a crime scene investigator and part of a British mass fatalities response unit.'

Vicky Kuy

Vicky Kuy
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Annette  Bostock

Annette Bostock
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

Volunteering developed my confidence in working as part of a team and particularly in speaking in front of people.

Stacey Mensforth

Stacey Mensforth
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I got on really well with my classmates and made a lot of good friends for life.'

Joseph Dzaka

Joseph Dzaka
MSc Forensic Science

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

Jodie McArdle

Jodie McArdle
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

I love being able to have a hands on role, to put theory learned in lectures into practice.

Courtney  Turner

Courtney Turner
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I visited Teesside with my sixth form class and I fell in love with the science facilities available.'

Emily  Kitching

Emily Kitching
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I recommend Teesside University if you’re interested in forensic science. It’s hard work but I think it’s worth it.'

Tab 4
Olivier Blanc

Olivier Blanc
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

'When I came for my interview, I really enjoyed their approach and culture. I felt I would learn a lot.'

Cotilda Makhumula-Nkhoma

Cotilda Makhumula-Nkhoma
MA Future Design

'Launchpad is a great asset for graduates wanting to go into business and I developed great networking skills. My highlight was showcasing Cotilda’s Fashion Limited at Africa Fashion Week London 2016.’

Jennifer Crewdson

Jennifer Crewdson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

'Teesside University developed my design thinking and problem-solving skills, encouraging me to find surprising lateral solutions to briefs.'

Louuise Roberts

Louise Roberts
BA (Hons) Interior Design

'The technical and creative training I received was a great basis to build on when starting out in practice.'

Craig Fell

Craig Fell
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Raed Saeed

Raed Saeed Allawi
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture

Kerry  Neesam

Kerry Neesam
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

I chose Teesside University because of the great reviews of the campus, people and creative courses.

Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

The teaching staff are brilliant and supportive and the facilities are excellent.

Helen  Hurry

Helen Hurry
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

My tutors helped me to get placements during the summer. This gave me amazing experience and was great for my CV.

Ben  Page

Ben Page
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

'I chose Teesside because the course appealed to me.'

Tab 2
Patrick Pisani

Patrick Pisani
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'My degree has definitely assisted me.'

Muneeb Shahid

Muneeb Shahid
MSc Petroleum Technology

'Reaching the position I am working in now would have taken at least another ten years without my degree. The course definitely offered value for money, it was totally worth it.'

Christian Easley

Christian Easley
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'The best thing about the course was that it gave me a platform to begin my career.'

Richard Norton

Richard Norton
Industrial Design Engineering, 1989

'If you apply yourself, sometimes working 24/7 in multiple time zones, it is rewarding.'

Paige  McLeod

Paige McLeod
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (with Foundation Year)

'The elite athlete scheme has really helped me with my strength and conditioning in the gym, which shows in my results.'

Vincent Li

Vincent Li
Instrumentation and System Engineering

The course helped me to understand the basic principles of instrumentation and control engineering. I have been working in this field for more than 20 years.

Craig Hoggett

Craig Hoggett
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology, 1997

Two things in particular have been so important to my subsequent career: the explicit training in research methods and writing up results; and a lot of practice in presentation skills.

Kirsty Freeman

Kirsty Freeman
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'It’s so important to get some work experience – whether a short placement during the summer or a full year out, you learn things which are impossible to teach in a classroom.'

Thana Noor

Thana Noor
PhD research

'This new approach should save money and labour so it will be a big improvement.'

Andrew Colling

Andrew Colling
MEng Mechanical Engineering

'I was extremely impressed with the recent investments in the engineering department, campus and facilities.'

Tab 3
Celine Mahe

Céline Mahé
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology

'I really appreciated having so many opportunities at Teesside – there is lots of involvement with industry.'

Suvechhya Bastola

Suvechhya Bastola
MSc Biotechnology

'It’s all about integration here.'

Dominic Gilchrist

Dominic Gilchrist
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences with Professional Experience

'With such a thriving biotechnology industry just on our doorstep the possibilities of work and careers are endless.'

Lexy Sarginson

Lexy Sarginson
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Teesside is good at getting you ready for a successful career within your specific field.

Angelica Avolio

Angelica Avolio
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

I love how passionate the lecturers are and also the fact that many tasks involve group work.

Lewis Tull

Lewis Tull
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'The lecturers are superb and the class sizes are kept small so we got lots of one-to-one contact.'

Stacie Hughes

Stacie Hughes
BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

'The New Product Development module set me up for the practical and the theoretical aspects of my career, and the tutors’ industry experience showed me what would be required of me in my job.'

Rebecca Storey

Rebecca Storey
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

'My course is really interesting as we get a mix of hands-on experience and the theory behind it.'

Mary Greenwell

Mary Greenwell
MSc Biotechnology

I chose to do my master’s at Teesside University because I was impressed with its links with industry.

Charmaine Bale

Charmaine Bale
Graduated with honours in applied science and forensics, class of 2002

‘I lift fingerprints, photograph and examine for trace evidence.’