School of Health & Social Care

Student views

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

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Paul Watson

Paul Watson
PgDip Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – School Nurse

'The public health academic staff are very supportive and have a wealth of knowledge and experience.'

Sandra Smyth

Sandra Smyth
BSc (Hons) Nursing in the Home / District Nursing

'The course fed my natural curiosity in my chosen field.'

Amanda Peach

Amanda Peach
BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

'I couldn’t recommend Teesside University enough. The staff are amazing – supportive and offering such a variety of learning experiences.'

Faye Gibson

Faye Gibson
BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Adult)

'Although I very much enjoyed my career, I wanted to change direction and go into a profession which would allow me to help others and make a difference.'

Natalie Craven

Natalie Craven
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Helen Lloyd

Helen Lloyd
BSc (Hons) Practice Innovation (Acute and Critical Care)

'I worked at the Royal Victoria Infirmary as a scrub ODP in spines, trauma, orthopaedics and neurospecialties.'

Jason Brook

Jason Brook
BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

'I am learning on-the-job skills every day and really feel like I am developing into a future radiographer. With each day my confidence grows.'

Sue McGeoch

Sue McGeoch
Diploma in Operating Department Practice

'I've worked as an Anaesthetic and Recovery Operating Department Practitioner since graduating.'

Sara Sumners

Sara Sumners
BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

'My confidence has grown and I love the feeling of working towards a goal and bettering myself, for me and for my family.'

Nathan Cooke

Nathan Cooke
BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

'Studying this degree course will help my career and give me a benefit over dental therapists who have completed a diploma course.'

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Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown
BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Exercise and Health

'Teesside University has been really helpful to me to reach my goals, as I am working academically to achieve my ambitions.'

Mariana Rath

Mariana Rath
MSc Sport & Exercise, 2015

I really enjoyed the independent learning elements of the course, as they gave me the freedom to explore the subjects in which I was most interested.

Ben Mortlock

Ben Mortlock
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

'I think the work placement module was the most important module of my course – it gave me real insight about what I needed to do.'

James Haycock

James Haycock
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

‘Gaining my degree and meeting inspirational people was the essential catalyst to my career.’

Andrew  Richardson

Andrew Richardson
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Applied Sport Science)

"This course allowed me to apply all the modules I have studied to an array of different sports, which gives me the skills to be more employable."

Gemma Grainger

Gemma Grainger
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Coaching)

The theoretical knowledge I gained alongside the practical knowledge I already had was invaluable.

Sophy Stonehouse

Sophy Stonehouse
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Applied Sport Science)

'I am lucky enough to be part of the elite athlete scheme here at the University – it’s allowed me to study at a high academic level while reaching new levels within my sport, giving me the best chance of success in my career.'

Andy Graham

Andy Graham
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

Academically, the course gave me a fantastic skill set to go out into the world and legally practise as a sports therapist.

Leslie Curvis
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Coaching Science)

'Without Teesside University my career would be very different.'

Leah Gibbs

Leah Gibbs
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

I would highly recommend this degree. I am in my third year and this degree has helped me to achieve personal and professional development.