'The teaching on my course was excellent and the number of visiting speakers and experts was impressive.'
'I thought that having a family and young children might limit me, but if you organise yourself then it is not a problem. If I can do it, anyone can.'
'The facilities are first class and the teaching staff have a lot of experience of working in the field, so they’ve got plenty of anecdotal and real life situations to draw on.'
'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.'
'I would absolutely recommend the Crime Scene Science course as the lecturers and facilities are second to none.'
‘The crime house is fantastic with rooms where crimes are re-created. It’s so life-like.’
'When choosing my degree, I discovered that Teesside had the best facilities for their courses in crime scene science.'
'I knew that Teesside University would be my best choice from the minute I visited the campus.'
'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.'
'It’s two years of hard work which will pay off in the long run.'
'I would recommend Teesside University without hesitation – it was one of the first academic institutes to introduce such a unique engineering specialisation at undergraduate level.'
'My degree has definitely assisted me.'
'The close collaboration between academia and industry is what attracted me to conduct research here.'
Reaching the position I am working in now would have taken at least another ten years without my degree. The course definitely offered value for money, it was totally worth it.
'Teesside University has an extremely good reputation for engineering, good ties with local industry, and excellent student and careers services that are dedicated in helping students and graduates in their studies and future careers.'
I enjoy the variety of learning that the course provides.
Two things in particular have been so important to my subsequent career: the explicit training in research methods and writing up results; and a lot of practice in presentation skills.
'I’ve been able to apply what I’ve learned and implement it at work every day.'
'It’s all about integration here.'
'The lecturers are superb and the class sizes are kept small so we got lots of one-to-one contact.'
Teesside is good at getting you ready for a successful career within your specific field.
'Teesside’s biological sciences degree really jumped out at me. Coming along to the open day was the deciding factor.'
'I would definitely recommend Teesside University. The chemistry lecturers have an obvious passion for the subject and I learnt about different areas of chemistry.'
The course gave me experience of delivering presentations to a scientific audience, and the problem-solving skills that are essential to my current role
'After a tour of the University and facilities, and a warm reception from current students and lecturers, my heart was set on attending this university.'
'It was a pleasure to be taught by staff who obviously have a genuine passion for the subject.'