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Advice Quality Standard (AQS) 2019

The SU Student Support (SUSS) team at Teesside University Students' Union (TUSU) retained the nationally recognised Advice Quality Standard (AQS). The AQS is run by The Advice Services Alliance and independently audits a wide range of services providing advice for the quality and accuracy of the printed information and face to face contact that they provide.

Advice Quality Standard (AQS) 2019

Animation Career Review International Animation School Rankings 2023

  • Ranked 18th in the world in the Animation Career Review International Animation School Rankings 2023. (Top 50 International Animation Colleges – formal degree. 195 colleges considered.)
  • Ranked 9th in Europe in the Animation Career Review International Animation School Rankings 2023. (Top 40 European Animation Colleges – 2023 college rankings. 195 colleges considered.)
  • Ranked 4th in the UK in the Animation Career Review International Animation School Rankings 2023. (Top 10 British Animation Schools and Colleges – 2023 college rankings. 195 colleges considered.)

2023 International Animation School Rankings

Benchmarking Local Innovation - Enterprise Research Centre report

Teesside is among the UK's best performing areas for innovation - 7th out of 42 areas and ranking way above London and Manchester. (Benchmarking Local Innovation: The Innovation Geography of the UK, Enterprise Research Centre.)

Benchmarking Local Innovation: The Innovation Geography of the UK, Enterprise Research Centre

Best Bar None Awards 2019

Teesside University Students' Union (TUSU) secured a gold Best Bar None (BBN) accreditation and shared second place for their venue The Terrace in 2019. The nationally recognised accreditation scheme is supported by the Home Office and The National Union of Students (NUS). The accreditation is awarded after independent auditors from BBN analyse the staff training, management and licensed trade practices of a venue.

Best Bar None awards

Complete University Guide 2024

  • Teesside University was ranked 92nd overall in the Complete University Guide 2024. (130 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 27th overall for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2024. (130 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 51st overall for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes in the Complete University Guide 2024. (130 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 50th overall for Graduate Prospects – On Track in the Complete University Guide 2024. (130 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 44th overall for Academic Services Spend in the Complete University Guide 2024. (130 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 15th for Creative Writing in the Complete University Guide 2024. (56 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 13th for Information Technology & Systems in the Complete University Guide 2024. (22 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 37th for Nursing in the Complete University Guide 2024. (81 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 4th for Student Satisfaction for Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering in the Complete University Guide 2024. (33 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 9th for Student Satisfaction for Art & Design in the Complete University Guide 2024. (84 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 9th for Student Satisfaction for Biomedical Sciences in the Complete University Guide 2024. (81 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 5th for Student Satisfaction for Chemical Engineering in the Complete University Guide 2024. (36 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 10th for Student Satisfaction for Communication & Media Studies in the Complete University Guide 2024. (95 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 13th for Graduate Prospects - Outcomes for Communication & Media Studies in the Complete University Guide 2024. (95 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 14th for Student Satisfaction for Computer Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (115 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 1st for Graduate Prospects - Outcomes for Counselling, Psychotherapy & Occupational Therapy in the Complete University Guide 2024. (45 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 2nd for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes for Creative Writing in the Complete University Guide 2024. (56 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 1st for Graduate Prospects – On Track for Creative Writing in the Complete University Guide 2024. (56 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 15th for Student Satisfaction for Education in the Complete University Guide 2024. (89 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 11th for Student Satisfaction for Electrical & Electronic Engineering in the Complete University Guide 2024. (75 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 5th for Student Satisfaction for English in the Complete University Guide 2024. (97 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 10th for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes for English in the Complete University Guide 2024. (97 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 1st for Graduate Prospects – On Track for English in the Complete University Guide 2024. (97 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 4th for Student Satisfaction for Forensic Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (38 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 9th for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes for Forensic Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (38 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 11th for Graduate Prospects – On Track for Forensic Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (38 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 11th for Student Satisfaction for History in the Complete University Guide 2024. (91 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 18th for Student Satisfaction for Law in the Complete University Guide 2024. (109 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 1st for Student Satisfaction for Mechanical Engineering in the Complete University Guide 2024. (76 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 1st for Graduate Prospects – On Track for Medical Technology & Bioengineering in the Complete University Guide 2024. (44 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 1st for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes for Nursing in the Complete University Guide 2024. (81 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 9th for Graduate Prospects – On Track for Nursing in the Complete University Guide 2024. (81 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 3rd for Student Satisfaction for Paramedic Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (35 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 1st for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes for Paramedic Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (35 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 1st for Graduate Prospects – On Track for Paramedic Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (35 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 4th for Student Satisfaction for Social Work in the Complete University Guide 2024. (75 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 19th for Student Satisfaction for Sports Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (85 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 16th for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes for Sports Science in the Complete University Guide 2024. (85 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 5th for Research Quality for Tourism, Transport, Travel & Heritage Studies in the Complete University Guide 2024. (61 institutions were ranked.)
  • Teesside University was ranked 18th for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes for Tourism, Transport, Travel & Heritage Studies in the Complete University Guide 2024. (61 institutions were ranked.)

Complete University Guide 2024

Customer First accreditation

Teesside is one of only a few universities in the UK to have been awarded the nationally recognised Customer First accreditation for its services to business.

This is the eighth time that Teesside has received the Customer First standard, which lasts for two years. Each time it is reaccredited, the University must demonstrate how it has continuously improved.

Customer First accreditation

Daily Mail University Guide 2024

  • Teesside University is ranked 66th out of 128 institutions in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024. (128 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside University is ranked 18th for First Generation Students in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024. (128 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside University was shortlisted for the University of the Year in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024.

Daily Mail University Guide 2024

Department for Digital Culture, Media & Sport

Economic Impact Report 2021-22

Our activities alone contribute more than £228m million to the region's economy for 2021/22.

Economic Impact Report 2021-22

Educate North Student Experience Award 2019

Winners of the Educate North Student Experience Award 2019 - University Sector for Future Facing Learning: Empowering Digital Learning at Teesside University.

Educate North Student Experience Award 2019

Edufuturists Awards 2022

Teesside University was named University of the Year at the Edufuturists Awards 2022.

Edufuturists Awards 2022

Enterprising Britain Awards 2018

Winner in the Improving the Business Environment category at the Enterprising Britain Awards 2018.

Enterprising Britain Awards 2018

Graduate labour market statistics 2022

The median nominal salary for working-age postgraduates (£45,000) was £6,500 more than for working-age (those aged 16 to 64) graduates (£38,500) in 2022.

78.3% of postgraduates were in high-skilled employment, compared with 66.3% of working-age (those aged 16 to 64) graduates and 23.6% of non-graduates.

Graduate labour market statistics

Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 to 2020-21

School of Arts & Creative Industries

  • BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels
    90% of BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
    90% of BA (Hons) Graphic Design students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BA (Hons) Film and Television Production
    95% of BA (Hons) Film and Television Production students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BA (Hons) Journalism
    90% of BA (Hons) Journalism students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BA (Hons) Sport Journalism
    95% of BA (Hons) Sport Journalism students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 and 2020-21)

School of Health & Life Sciences

  • BSc (Hons) Biology
    95% of BSc (Hons) Biology graduates were in work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 and 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Health Sciences
    100% of BSc (Hons) Health Sciences graduates were in work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 and 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science
    90% of BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science graduates go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-Registration)
    100% of BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-Registration) graduates go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration)
    95% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration) graduates go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration)
    100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration) graduates go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy
    95% of BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy graduates go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice Studies
    100% of BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice Studies graduates go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
    100% of BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy graduates go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)

School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies

  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
    90% of BSc (Hons) Cyber Security students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 and 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Information Technology
    90% of BSc (Hons) Information Technology students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 and 2020-21)
  • BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering
    90% of BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 and 2020-21)
  • MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering
    100% of MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 and 2020-21)
  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
    100% of BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
    100% of BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
    90% of MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering students go on to work and/or study 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 and 2020-21)

School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law

  • BSc (Hons) Professional Policing
    90% of BSc (Hons) Professional Policing students went onto work and/or further studies 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
    100% of BSc (Hons) Psychology students went onto work and/or further studies 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)
  • BA (Hons) Social Work
    90% of BA (Hons) Social Work students went onto work and/or further studies 15 months after the course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21)

Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20 to 2020-21

Guardian University Guide 2024

  • Teesside University is ranked 80th out of 122 institutions in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 6th out of 64 institutions for Biomedical Science in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 1st out of 64 institutions for Graphic Design in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 18th out of 86 institutions for English in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 6th out of 82 institutions for Media & Film Studies in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 10th out of 87 institutions for History in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 14th out of 80 institutions for Social Work in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 6th out of 68 institutions for Mechanical Engineering in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 10th out of 37 institutions for Paramedic Science in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 3rd out of 86 institutions for Sports Science in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 19th out of 52 institutions for Midwifery in the Guardian University Guide 2024. (122 institutions participated.)

Guardian University Guide 2024

Guardian University Guide 2023

  • Teesside University is ranked 80th out of 121 institutions in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 13th out of 44 institutions for Animation & Game Design in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 5th out of 56 institutions for Biomedical Science in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 7th out of 64 institutions for Graphic Design in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 12th out of 66 institutions for Mechanical Engineering in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 7th out of 81 institutions for Media & Film Studies in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 12th out of 53 institutions for Midwifery in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 8th out of 29 institutions for Paramedic Science in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)
  • Teesside is ranked 14th out of 84 institutions for Sports Science in the Guardian University Guide 2023. (121 institutions participated.)

Guardian University Guide 2023

HESA Higher Education Provider Data: Business and Community Interaction

  • Teesside University supported 190 student start ups (active firms) including 26 newly registered student start ups during the academic year 2021/22.
  • The estimated employment (FTE) of all active firms supported by Teesside University during the academic year 2021/22 was 879 (student start-ups), 69 (staff start-ups) and 17 (social enterprises).
  • The estimated current turnover of all active student start ups supported by Teesside University during the academic year 2021/22 was £94m.
  • The estimated current turnover of all active student start ups supported by Teesside University during the academic year 2021/22 was the 7th highest of all UK HE providers included in the Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction survey.
  • The estimated external investment received by all active student start ups supported by Teesside University during the academic year 2021/22 was £2.46m.
  • Teesside University supported 15 staff start ups and 6 social enterprises (active firms) during the academic year 2021/22.
  • During the academic year 2021/22, Teesside University supported 133 student start ups, 12 staff start ups and 6 social enterprises that were still active and had survived for at least 3 years.

HESA HE-BCI Survey

International Student Barometer Autumn (Entry) Wave 2023

  • Teesside ranked 1st in the UK and 3rd globally for 'Overall Average' satisfaction. (Score equates to 91.3%, or 3rd globally out of 137 institutions, and 1st in the UK out of 35 institutions.)
  • Teesside ranked top in the UK for 'Overall Average' satisfaction.
  • Teesside ranked 3rd globally for 'Overall Average' satisfaction.
  • Teesside ranked in the top 5 globally in 11 (out of 87) attributes.
  • Teesside are top in the UK in 11 (of 87) attributes in the top 5 in 38 (out of 87) attributes.
  • Teesside scored 91.1% for 'Arrival Average' satisfaction.
  • Teesside scored 93.6% for 'Learning Average' satisfaction.
  • Teesside scored 95.4% for 'Support Average' satisfaction.

1,682 responses to the ISB from Teesside students, equating to a 28.1% response rate; 137 institutions included in the Global rankings and 35 institutions are included in the UK ISB rankings.

The International Student Barometer survey is conducted by i-graduate. I-graduate do not publish benchmarked data from the survey, however a selection of Teesside University's results are published on our own website, and these have been verified and approved by i-graduate (email info@i-graduate.org for additional verification of results.)

General information about the survey can be found at www.i-graduate.org.

Investors in People Gold accreditation

Teesside University was awarded Gold accreditation against the Investors in People (IiP) Standard in 2021.

The University first achieved IiP recognition in 1999, gaining Bronze status in 2008 and Gold status in 2011, 2014 and again in 2018.

Investors in People

Knowledge Exchange Framework 3

  • Teesside University has very high engagement for research partnerships through co-authorship and collaborative research income.
    (Knowledge Exchange Framework 3. Cluster E average was medium engagement.)
  • Teesside University has very high engagement for working with business.
    (Knowledge Exchange Framework 3. Income through contract research, consultancy, facilities use and from Innovate UK. Cluster E average was medium engagement.)
  • Teesside University has high engagement for working with the public and third sector.
    (Knowledge Exchange Framework 3. Income through contract research, consultancy and facilities use. Cluster E average was medium engagement.)
  • Teesside University has very high engagement for continuing professional development (CPD) and graduate start-ups.
    (Knowledge Exchange Framework 3. Income through provision of CPD and continuing education, and the number of graduate start-ups. Cluster E average was high engagement.)
  • Teesside University has very high engagement for local growth and regeneration.
    (Knowledge Exchange Framework 3. Income received for regeneration and development. Teesside University is an anchor institution in its region, contributing to economic growth through the provision of higher-level skills, research, innovation and business support. Its approach is rooted in its local economy, reflecting the industrial strengths and opportunities and meeting the challenges of an area that has seen the closure of key employers that once dominated. Teesside University plays a key role in supporting the Tees Valley establish itself as an enterprising, vibrant region focused on growth through digital, biosciences, health and clean and renewable energy. Cluster E average was medium engagement.)
  • Teesside University has high engagement for intellectual property (IP) and commercialisation.
    (Knowledge Exchange Framework 3. Income through licensing and intellectual property (IP) income, and spin-out investment and turnover. Cluster E average was medium engagement.)

Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) 3. Teesside University was placed in KEF cluster E - a group of 33 'large universities with broad discipline portfolio of both STEM and non-STEM generating excellent research.'

Knowledge Exchange Framework 3

National Student Survey 2023

  • Teesside University scored a positivity measure of 87.6% for 'teaching on my course' in the National Student Survey 2023, above the benchmark value of 84.2%.
  • Teesside University scored a positivity measure of 84.1% for 'assessment and feedback' in the National Student Survey 2023, above the benchmark value of 78.7%.
  • Teesside University scored a positivity measure of 89.4% for 'learning resources' in the National Student Survey 2023, above the benchmark value of 86%.

School of Arts & Creative Industries

BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels

  • 95% of BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 95% of BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 100% of BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels students agreed that teaching staff have supported their learning well
  • 94% of BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels students agreed the IT resources and facilities provided supported their learning well
  • 94% of BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels students agreed that the library resources (books, online services and learning spaces) supported their learning well
  • 100% of BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels students agreed that staff value students' views and opinions about the course
  • 100% of BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels students agreed the students' union (association or guild) represented students' academic interests well

BA (Hons) Film and Television Production

  • 100% of BA (Hons) Film and Television Production students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 94% of BA (Hons) Film and Television Production students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 100% of BA (Hons) Film and Television Production students agreed that teaching staff have supported their learning well

Teesside University International Business School

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance students agreed that teaching staff supported their learning well
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance students agreed that the course is intellectually stimulating
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they need for the future

BA (Hons) Business Management

  • 96% of BA (Hons) Business Management students felt positive about the chances to bring together information and ideas from different topics

BSc (Hons) Marketing

  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Marketing students agreed that teaching staff supported their learning well
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Marketing students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Marketing students agreed that staff made the subject engaging
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Marketing students agreed that the course is intellectually stimulating
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Marketing students felt positive about the chances to explore ideas and concepts in depth

School of Health & Life Sciences

BSc (Hons) Animal Science and Welfare

  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Animal Science and Welfare students agreed that staff are good at explaining things

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

  • 97% of BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating
  • 94% of BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work

BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

  • 92% of BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 92% of BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 92% of BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work
  • 92% of BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science students agreed that teaching staff have supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Science students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Science students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Science students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Science students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future

BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene

  • 96% of BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 96% of BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work
  • 96% of BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future

BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating

BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-Registration)

  • 97% of BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-Registration) students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 97% of BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-Registration) students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 97% of BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future

BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration)

  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 97% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 92% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course has the right balance of directed and independent study
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that teaching staff have supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration)

  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course has the right balance of directed and independent study
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Learning Disabilities) (Pre-Registration) students agreed that teaching staff have supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice Studies

  • 96% of BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice Studies students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 91% of BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice Studies students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 91% of BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice Studies students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future

BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice

  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

  • 91% BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy students agreed that staff are good at explaining things

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science students agreed that the course has the right balance of directed and independent study
  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science students agreed that teaching staff have supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students agreed that staff often make the subject engaging
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students agreed that the course is often intellectually stimulating
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students agreed that the course often challenges them to achieve their best work
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students agreed that the course has the right balance of directed and independent study
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students agreed that the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students agreed that teaching staff have supported their learning well
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students agreed that their course is well organised

School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies

BA (Hons) 2D Animation and Stop Motion

  • 90% of BA (Hons) 2D Animation and Stop Motion students agreed that staff are good at explaining things

BA (Hons) Concept Art

  • 95% of BA (Hons) Concept Art students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 98% of BA (Hons) Concept Art students said that staff have made the subject engaging
  • 91% of BA (Hons) Concept Art students agreed that the course developed the knowledge and skills they will need for the future
  • 98% of BA (Hons) Concept Art students agreed that feedback helped them improve their work
  • 93% of BA (Hons) Concept Art students agreed that teaching staff supported their learning

BA (Hons) Games Art

  • 97% of BA (Hons) Games Art students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 90% of BA (Hons) Games Art students said that staff have made the subject engaging
  • 97% of BA (Hons) Games Art students agreed that the course developed the knowledge and skills they will need for the future
  • 93% of BA (Hons) Games Art students agreed that teaching staff supported their learning well

BA (Hons) Games Design

  • 100% of BA (Hons) Games Design students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 93% of BA (Hons) Games Design students said that staff have made the subject engaging
  • 90% of BA (Hons) Games Design students agreed that teaching staff supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Games Programming

  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Games Programming students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Games Programming students agreed that the course challenged them to achieve their best work
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Games Programming students agreed that teaching staff supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics

  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics students agreed that their course challenged them to achieve their best work
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics students agreed that the course developed the knowledge and skills they will need for the future
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics students agreed that feedback helped them improve their work
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics students agreed that teaching staff supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

  • 92% of BSc (Hons) Cyber Security students agreed that their course challenged them to achieve their best work

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

  • 94% of BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering students agreed that the course challenged them to achieve their best work

BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • 94% of BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering students agreed that the course challenged them to achieve their best work
  • 94% of BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering students agreed that the course is intellectually stimulating

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

  • 97% of BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering students agreed that staff are good at explaining things
  • 95% of BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering students agreed that the course is intellectually stimulating

School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law

BSc (Hons) Criminology

  • 94% of BSc (Hons) Criminology students agreed criteria used in marketing and assessment was clear

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

  • 92% of BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology students agreed staff were good at explaining things

BSc (Hons) Education Studies

  • 100% of BA (Hons) Education Studies students agreed staff were good at explaining things
  • 100% of BA (Hons) Education Studies students agreed staff often made the subject engaging
  • 100% of BA (Hons) Education Studies students agreed the course was often intellectually stimulating
  • 94% of BA (Hons) Education Studies students agreed the course often challenged them to achieve their best work

BA (Hons) History

  • 94% of BA (Hons) History students say teaching staff supported their learning well
  • 100% of BA (Hons) History students say teaching staff were good at explaining things
  • 94% of BA (Hons) History students agreed staff often made the subject engaging
  • 100% of BA (Hons) History students agreed the course was often intellectually stimulating
  • 94% of BA (Hons) History students agreed the course often challenged them to achieve their best work
  • 94% of BA (Hons) History students agreed the course developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future

LLB (Hons) Law

  • 100% of LLB (Hons) Law students say teaching staff were good at explaining things
  • 100% of LLB (Hons) Law students say the course was often intellectually stimulating
  • 96% of LLB (Hons) Law students say the course often challenged them to achieve their best work
  • 92% of LLB (Hons) Law students agreed the course developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future
  • 100% of LLB (Hons) Law students agreed teaching staff supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

  • 94% of BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation students say teaching staff were good at explaining things
  • 94% of BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation students agreed staff often made the subject engaging
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation students agreed the course was often intellectually stimulating

BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology

  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology students agreed staff were good at explaining things
  • 93% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology students agreed staff often made the subject engaging
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology students agreed the course was often intellectually stimulating
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology students agreed the course often challenged them to achieve their best work
  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology students agreed the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future

BSc (Hons) Psychology

  • 100% of BSc (Hons) Psychology students agreed staff were good at explaining things
  • 94% of BSc (Hons) Psychology students agreed staff often made the subject engaging
  • 97% of BSc (Hons) Psychology students agreed the course was often intellectually stimulating
  • 94% of BSc (Hons) Psychology students agreed the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future
  • 91% of BSc (Hons) Psychology students agreed teaching staff supported their learning well

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling

  • 95% of BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling students agreed staff were good at explaining things

BA (Hons) Social Work

  • 95% of BA (Hons) Social Work students agreed staff were good at explaining things
  • 93% of BA (Hons) Social Work students agreed staff often made the subject engaging
  • 95% of BA (Hons) Social Work students agreed the course was often intellectually stimulating
  • 95% of BA (Hons) Social Work students agreed the course often challenged them to achieve their best work
  • 91% of BA (Hons) Social Work students agreed the course has developed the knowledge and skills they think they will need for their future
  • 95% of BA (Hons) Social Work students agreed teaching staff supported their learning well

The response rate for the Registered population at Teesside for NSS 2023 was 78%, with 2,204 responses from a population of 2,822.

National Student Survey 2023

Ofsted report for inspection of Higher Apprenticeship provision

Teesside University is an outstanding provider for Higher Apprenticeships. (Ofsted further education and skills inspection report 2019.

Ofsted report for inspection of Higher Apprenticeship provision, February 2019

Over 90 years of teaching and learning

Originally founded as Constantine College, the institution was officially opened by the Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VIII, on 2 July 1930. The college became a polytechnic in 1969; and in 1992, the Privy Council gave approval to 14 higher education institutions, including Teesside, to become new universities.

QS World University Rankings: Europe 2024

  • Teesside University ranked joint 449th out of 688 institutions in the QS World University Rankings: Europe 2024.
  • Teesside University ranked 143th out of 166 institutions in the QS World University Rankings: Northern Europe 2024.

QS World University Rankings: Europe 2024

Research Excellence Framework 2021

The majority of our research was judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

80% of research entered in Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory was recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

71% of research entered in Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy was recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

The research of 157 UK universities was assessed

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Institution information

Stonewall UK Workplace Equality Index

Teesside University has achieved a 'Silver' award in 2022. Stonewall's Diversity Champion programme provides us with access to a wide range of support and resources to ensure we are an inclusive and supportive place to work, study and visit.

Stonewall UK Workplace Equality Index

StudentCrowd 2022 Cheapest UK Cities for Student Accommodation League Table

Middlesbrough ranked 7th against more than 70 cities in the StudentCrowd 2022 Cheapest UK Cities for Student Accommodation League Table. (League table based on StudentCrowd's live accommodation data on the cost of purpose-built student accommodation and university-owned halls, taking the monthly average of all student accommodation in each location from September 2021 to August 2022 – as at 18 January 2023.)

StudentCrowd 2022 Cheapest UK Cities for Student Accommodation League Table

Student Hut Survey 2019

Teesside University Students' Union (TUSU) was placed 6th in the UK from 55 reviews by current and recent students in the prestigious Student Hut survey 2019. The independent survey invites students to comment on events, support, facilities and resources supplied by a students' union.

Student Hut Survey 2019

Teaching Excellence Framework 2023

Teesside University was awarded an overall rating of Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. We were also awarded Gold for student experience and Gold for student outcomes.

The TEF is a national scheme run by the Office for Students (OfS) that aims to encourage higher education providers to improve and deliver excellence in the areas that students care about the most: teaching, learning and achieving positive outcomes from their studies.

TEF Gold means that the student experience and outcomes that we deliver are typically outstanding.

The TEF assesses undergraduate courses and the outcomes from TEF 2023 will last for four years from September 2023.

Teaching Excellence Framework 2023

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024

  • Teesside University ranked 23rd out of 131 UK Universities for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.
  • Teesside University ranked 18rd out of 89 UK Universities for Communication and Media Studies in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.
  • Teesside University ranked 23rd out of 70 UK Universities for Mechanical Engineering in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.
  • Teesside University ranked joint 14th out of 82 UK Universities for Sports Science in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.
  • Teesside University ranked 3rd out of 115 UK Universities for social inclusion in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Teesside University was named University of the Year for Social Inclusion in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019

Teesside University is listed in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019. (258 universities included.

Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018

  • Ranked joint 34th out of 116 UK universities for student experience (Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018.
  • Ranked joint 15th out of 116 UK universities for facilities (Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018.
  • Ranked joint 16th out of 116 UK universities for student welfare (Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018.
  • Ranked joint 28th out of 116 UK universities for academic experience (Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018.

Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024

Teesside University is ranked in the 1001-1200 band of global universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024. (1,904 institutions included)

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

Teesside University is ranked in the 1001-1200 band of global universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023. (1,799 institutions included)

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023

Teesside University was ranked in the 301-350 band of 605 global universities in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023.

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023

UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2019

Teesside was placed 11th in the UK in the UI GreenMetric ranking of the most sustainable universities in the world.

780 institutions participated

UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2019

UK University Intellectual Property Ranking 2021

Teesside University was ranked as one of 76 Tier 2 universities in the UK University Intellectual Property Ranking 2021

154 institutions reviewed

UK University Intellectual Property Ranking 2021

Uswitch Online Learning Index 2022

Teesside University ranked in the top 50 for online learning in the Uswitch Online Learning Index 2022.

Teesside University ranked 39th for online learning in the Uswitch Online Learning Index 2022.

The study analysed 50 of the most populated UK universities on their online course offerings, university ratings and research quality.

Uswitch Online Learning Index 2022

What Uni? Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2024

  • 6th in the UK in the University of the Year category
  • Top university in North East England and 7th in the UK for Students' Union
  • Top university in North East England and 9th in the UK for Lecturer and Teaching Quality
  • Top university in North East England for Lecturer and Teaching Quality
  • Top university in North East England and 7th in the UK for Student Support
  • Top university in North East England and 4th for Student Life
  • Top university in North East England and top 10 in the UK for Postgraduate
  • Top university in North East England and 6th in the UK for International

Top in the NE out of 3 institutions, 101 institutions in total.

What Uni? Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2024


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