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Student services - getting support and advice

During your time at Teesside University you can head to our award winning student services for support and advice on issues that may worry you.

Contact us if you need to speak to anyone before you arrive on campus regarding student support or student finance.

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Health & well-being

The well-being centre is a friendly and relaxing place where you can attend drop-in sessions, short courses and workshops, have a complementary therapy treatment or find out more about a particular health issue. Additional well-being services include the opportunity to obtain one-to-one nutritional advice or have a mini health check.

More about our well-being services

Meningitis vaccine

Students going to university for the first time are advised by the NHS to have a vaccination to prevent meningitis and septicaemia, which can be deadly.

This is because being exposed to new people, bacteria and viruses at the start of university makes you more susceptible to meningitis.

If you're under 25 and heading to university for the first time you can protect yourself and others by getting the MenACWY vaccine free from your GP. We recommend you visit your GP before coming to University to find out more about the vaccine and arrange your immunisation.

Local GP practices will be present during welcome weekend on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September if you'd like to register as a new patient or ask about the MenACWY vaccine.

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MenACWY directly protects vaccinated people from four different strains of meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia (groups A, C, W and Y) and also stops them from carrying the bacteria in the back of the nose and throat.


The Library provides access to printed and online resources together with a variety of technology-enabled study spaces. Full details of opening hours and services are available on the Library webpages.

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We provide a service to students who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, wheelchair users or people with mobility difficulties, medical conditions, autistic spectrum disorders, mental health services users and people with specific learning difficulties (for example, dyslexia). This list is not exhaustive.

More about our disability service

Student finance

Our finance advisers are available throughout the year to give you advice and information on money matters. Whether it's about tuition fees, grants, student loans or welfare benefits, we can offer guidance and help with any difficulties which arise.

More about our funding advice


The chaplaincy service is for everyone. We aim to encourage and help sustain a spiritual dimension to the lives of both staff and students of the University and bring about mutual understanding between those of different faiths and none.

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Our confidential counselling service can support you through any personal or academic difficulties and develop constructive ways forward. We have a wide range of methods to help you, and professional counsellors are available on appointment. Full-time and part-time students are welcome.

More about our counselling service