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Ambition
Delivered

Today

At Teesside University we believe that innovation powers our steps to create a world where everyone benefits from progress.

Focused on making a real difference to the lives of people and the success of businesses and the economy, we challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what is possible. We approach challenges at pace and with purpose. We do not stand still.

We are an ambitious and enterprising university for a focused and pragmatic global new generation. We provide real opportunities and support to realise potential on a campus fit for the future and around the world.

From developing outstanding degree apprenticeships tailored to industry to addressing the societal challenges on a global scale, our work is always relevant and purpose-driven. We value education and research which is innovative, creative and supports the development of solutions to real world challenges.

We work with individuals and businesses to develop solutions that deliver ambition today.

Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor

We believe in the power of education to transform lives and that people from all walks of life, who have the talent to succeed, should have the opportunity to experience higher education. We put our students at the heart of everything we do.

We are a high-performing global institution, committed to delivering an outstanding student and learning experience.

As an anchor institution and economic engine, we work in partnership with local organisations and businesses, contributing to our region in a way many universities aspire to.

Professor Paul Croney
Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

Corporate aims

Learning and Teaching


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Research and Innovation


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Enterprise and Business Engagement


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International


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Resources and Business Management


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Corporate Strategy 2025:
Ambition Delivered Today

Building on the success of Teesside 2020, the new Corporate Strategy: Ambition Delivered Today, sets out a bold future for the institution over the next five years, driving academic achievement and delivering excellence for our students, partners and society.

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Team Teesside

At Teesside we seek to enhance the experience of all our students, staff and external partners by:

  • Working together as Team Teesside towards the achievement of the University's aims and objectives
  • Actively demonstrating our values in the way we behave





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Values and Behaviours

The University has seven core values:


  • Delivering
    Excellence

  • Empowering
    Individuals

  • Fostering
    Creativity

  • Embracing
    Diversity

  • Communicating
    Openly

  • Committing to
    Sustainability

  • Taking
    Responsibility

Values and Behaviours framework

News

Link to Teesside University continues to lead the way in digital excellence.

Teesside University continues to lead the way in digital excellence

Teesside University’s commitment to digital teaching and learning has seen it become recognised as an Apple Distinguished School.

Link to Teesside University celebrates Investors in People (IiP) Gold success.

Teesside University celebrates Investors in People (IiP) Gold success

Teesside University’s continuing commitment to developing and supporting its employees has once again been rewarded with a prestigious Investors in People (IiP) Gold award.

Link to Teesside University named University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

Teesside University named University of the Year for Social Inclusion

Teesside University has been named University of the Year for Social Inclusion in an influential national league table.

Dr David Bell, Pro Vice Chancellor (International) at Teesside University. Link to Financial impact of international students demonstrates their importance to the region.

Financial impact of international students demonstrates their importance to the region

A new report highlighting the positive impact of international students has shown that just one year’s intake is worth over £240m to the Tees Valley economy

Charter for Social Impact

Setting out the approach that Teesside University is taking to maximise the delivery of positive social impact across all core business.

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Teesside University in Numbers

TOTAL INCOME


OVER
£150M

OVER

£620,000

ADVANCE SCHEME INVESTMENT

£132M+

LAST 5 YEARS

Over £132m, from cash reserves, invested in our campuses

£2.2m

The amount of money we gave to our students in bursaries and scholarships

1%

> SECURED DEBT <
of 1% of total income

£18.5M

AVERAGE ANNUAL CASH SURPLUS OVER LAST FIVE YEARS

£2,781

SERVICES
AND
FACILITIES
SPEND
PER STUDENT

100,000+

We have more than 100,000 active alumni from over 100 different countries, as part of a larger global community of Teesside graduates

3,279

iPads, keyboards and cases deployed to first year undergraduates

560+

Through our on-campus business support, our 560+ graduates have launched over 560 new businesses.

1,986

Tees Valley


611

North East


363

UK


Overall this indicates that Teesside University supports a total of

2,961
FTE JOBS

The combined
human capital impact
is estimated
to be

£1.4
BILLION

We have more than

100,000

active alumni from over 100 different countries, as part of a larger global community of Teesside graduates.

Figures taken from the Teesside University Economic Impact Study: Summary report for the period 2018/19, produced by New Skills Consulting in January 2020. Find out more.