TUC - Teesside University Catering

TUC - Teesside University Catering

TUC exists to nourish and nurture bodies and minds by creating dining experiences that foster friendship, inspire learning and cultivate community.

We are:

  • AUTHENTIC – what you see is what you get
  • CUSTOMER-FOCUSED – customers are at the heart of everything we do
  • EMBRACING – we value diversity and promote equality
  • HEARTY – good, honest value. Simple as that
  • RESPONSIBLE – we care about our community and the world we live in

Cashless payments

Get exclusive offers and incentives in cafes and coffee shops across campus when you sign up to cashless payments. Use your TUSC card to grab lunch or a coffee even if you haven't got any cash on you.

Use your TUSC to pay at our TUSC cafes and automatically get 10% discount*.

Double Discount
Top up to £250 and get 20% off cashless purchases in all TUC cafés. **

*Excludes meal deal. Only one discount offer can be used for any purchase.
**Offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time

5 steps to cashless payments

  1. Register for cashless at mytusc.tees.ac.uk , then select Cashless Registration. If you are already registered for MyPrint you will still need to register for cashless.
  2. If you register before 6.00pm your account will be active within 15 minutes, if you register after 6.00pm your account will be active from 8.00am the following working day.
  3. Top up your cashless credit using a valid debit or credit card (minimum £1, maximum £250) online at payonline.tees.ac.uk/cashless . You need to have your user ID (printed on the front of your TUSC) and your date of birth handy. You can also top up your TUSC at the tills in our TUC cafes.
  4. Find out your balance by either scanning your card at any of the catering outlets on our campuses, or at mytusc.tees.ac.uk . Your card balance is also helpfully printed at the bottom of your receipt when you make a cashless purchase.
  5. Lost or stolen cards can be cancelled at mytusc.tees.ac.uk . You can also order a new card here and your credit balance will automatically be transferred to the new card.

Contact us

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Your feedback is very important to us so please get in touch and let us know your thoughts.

T: 01642 342056
E: catering@tees.ac.uk

Social media

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Let's get Sugar Smart!

Teesside University Catering (TUC) is committed to helping you to reduce the amount of added sugar that you consume.

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Get the Sugar Smart app for FREE!

Download the Sugar Smart app now to see how much total sugar is in your everyday food and drink. Just scan the barcode on your favourite drink to see how much sugar it contains.

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Hospitality service

Hospitality service

We can cater for a wide range of tastes, budgets and occasions.

 

Location

Campus-wide

Reservations

Please email your catering requirements to catering@tees.ac.uk . If you would like to discuss bespoke requirements, please contact us on 01642 342024/2056.

Art Cafe

Art Cafe

Art Cafe is a vibrant space for coffee and creativity. Feel inspired over a coffee or a snack.

 

Location

Athena Building ( view on a map )

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 2.00pm

Learning Café

The Learning Cafe

A bright, modern and comfortable space to recharge your batteries with a Costa coffee, fruit crush or a delicious hot or cold snack.

 

Location

The Library ( view on a map )

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 9.30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10.00am - 2.00pm

The Garden

The Garden

Feed your body and mind with a delicious and nutritious salad, sandwich or snack.

 

Location

Student Centre ( view on a map )

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 3.00pm

nest

nest

Fresh coffee, snacks and tasty treats.

 

Location

Brittan Building ( view on a map )

Opening times

Monday to Thursday: 8.00am - 3.00pm
Friday: 8.00am - 2.30pm

The Sandwich Station

The Sandwich Station

Fresh, tasty sub-style sandwiches and salads – served your way.

 

Location

Centuria Building ( view on a map )

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 3.30pm

The TUC Stop

The TUC Stop

A mobile coffee stop in the heart of The Curve, serving fresh bean to cup coffee, tasty treats and savoury snacks.

 

Location

The Curve ( view on a map )

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 2.30pm

TUC’s Tuk Tuk Truck

TUC’s Tuk Tuk Truck

A funky tuk tuk truck serving fresh coffee and tempting treats to give you a lift.

 

Location

Middlesbrough Tower (sometimes out and about around campus. View on a map )

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 1.00pm