School of Science, Engineering & Design

Student views

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

Tab 1
Kelly Naisbett

Kelly Naisbitt
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation*

Emily  Kitching

Emily Kitching
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I recommend Teesside University if you’re interested in forensic science. It’s hard work but I think it’s worth it.'

Mitesh Lakhani

Mitesh Lakhani
Graduated with honours in digital forensics

'My course at Teesside helped me prepare for a career in forensics – I learnt a vast amount. I’ve been able to use my knowledge and techniques in the real world of work.'

Samuel Cadd

Samuel Cadd
MSc Forensic Science

'The teaching on my course was excellent and the number of visiting speakers and experts was impressive.'

David  Robinson

David Robinson
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I knew that Teesside University would be my best choice from the minute I visited the campus.'

Ben  Wood

Ben Wood
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science and MSc Criminal Investigation

Teesside University has been an amazing place to study - the facilities are second to none and the support systems are fabulous.

Carla Winter

Carla Winter
BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology

'The scope for further research and understanding of DNA always keeps my interest – it’s one of the things I particularly like about my role.'

Jodi Casement

Jodi Casement
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'None of the other universities I applied to had an entire house for crime scene use and the labs at Teesside stood out a mile above the rest.'

Stacey Mensforth

Stacey Mensforth
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I got on really well with my classmates and made a lot of good friends for life.'

Ronja Bergmann

Ronja Bergmann
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'Throughout my studies I obtained great support from my lecturers who were always very approachable and engaging. Their broad industrial background provided useful inside knowledge.'

Tab 4
Louis-Nicolas  Creusat

Louis-Nicolas Creusat
BA Design, 2005

Graduating from Teesside allowed me to access one the best design schools in France. I now run my own design agency in Paris.

Michelle Backett

Michelle Blackett
BA (Hons) Product Design

'I’m passionate about product design. I chose Teesside University because I was extremely impressed with the lecturers and the facilities available to students. I visited three times to make sure it was the right decision, and each time it was better than I’d imagined.'

Malcolm Hall

Malcolm Hall
BA (Hons) Design Marketing

Louuise Roberts

Louise Roberts
BA (Hons) Interior Design

'The technical and creative training I received was a great basis to build on when starting out in practice.'

Lui Zatrak

Lui Zatrak
BA (Hons) Product Design, 2015

I got introduced to many new skills and was guided to continuously improve on them.

Andrew Bell

Andrew Bell
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

'I enjoyed the hands-on model-making side of the course. This tied in nicely with the rapid prototyping facility on campus.'

Jennifer Crewdson

Jennifer Crewdson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

'Teesside University developed my design thinking and problem-solving skills, encouraging me to find surprising lateral solutions to briefs.'

Olivia Monaghan

Olivia Monaghan
MA Future Design

'It’s a great place to study.'

Rachael Eland

Rachael Eland
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

'Feedback and regular assessments kept my work focused and ensured I was on track for my deadlines.'

Raed Saeed

Raed Saeed Allawi
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture

Tab 2
Patrick Pisani

Patrick Pisani
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'My degree has definitely assisted me.'

Josh Sykes

Josh Sykes
MSc Civil and Structural Engineering

'I would recommend Teesside University – the lecturers are knowledgeable and helpful, and the facilities are good.'

Feras Abozaid

Feras Abozaid
MSc Civil and Structural Engineering

'Coming here was the best decision I ever made. My advice to anyone who wants to apply for Teesside University - don’t think twice about it.'

Leanne Bartlett

Leanne Bartlett
MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'Teesside University is a great place to help me pursue a career in chemical engineering.'

Christian Easley

Christian Easley
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'The best thing about the course was that it gave me a platform to begin my career.'

Nicole  Butterworth

Nicole Butterworth
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Nutrition

I chose Teesside University because of the course modules offered throughout the three years of study.

Paige  McLeod

Paige McLeod
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (with Foundation Year)

'The elite athlete scheme has really helped me with my strength and conditioning in the gym, which shows in my results.'

Oliver Burrill

Oliver Burrill
HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering

'I’ve been able to apply what I’ve learned and implement it at work every day.'

Thana Noor

Thana Noor
PhD research

'This new approach should save money and labour so it will be a big improvement.'

Graeme Burnett

Graeme Burnett
BSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering, 1976

I have enjoyed a broad and successful experience in worldwide operations for the Total Group, having held high-level executive positions in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Tab 3
Angelica Avolio

Angelica Avolio
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

I love how passionate the lecturers are and also the fact that many tasks involve group work.

Ben Hitchinson

Ben Hitchinson
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

'Teesside’s biological sciences degree really jumped out at me. Coming along to the open day was the deciding factor.'

Suvechhya Bastola

Suvechhya Bastola
MSc Biotechnology

'It’s all about integration here.'

Amna Bibbi

Amna Bibbi
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

'If you work hard enough and invest your time in your choice of subject, it will be worth the time, effort and money.'

Dominic Gilchrist

Dominic Gilchrist
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences with Professional Experience

'With such a thriving biotechnology industry just on our doorstep the possibilities of work and careers are endless.'

Ben Tucker

Ben Tucker
BSc (Hons) Applied Chemistry*

'It was a pleasure to be taught by staff who obviously have a genuine passion for the subject.'

Giordaina Hartley

Giordaina Hartley
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I enjoy being able to apply what I have learnt in lectures to situations in the lab. Expanding my chemical knowledge and gaining further qualifications in chemistry increases the likelihood of getting a good job in my chosen field.'

Rebecca Storey

Rebecca Storey
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

My favourite thing about Teesside University is definitely how friendly everyone is.

Megan Todd

Megan Todd
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'In this profession, there is only so far you can go without a degree. When I graduate, it will enable me to go deeper into research and progress further within the profession.'

Arun Arathilcandoth

Arun Arathilcandoth
MSc Biotechnology

'The laboratory staff were the best – they supported me in every possible way. And Middlesbrough is an excellent choice, especially for an international student.'