School of Science & Engineering

Student views

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

Tab 1
Georgina Brookes

Georgina Brookes
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science and MSc Mass Fatality Management and Victim Identification

'When choosing my degree, I discovered that Teesside had the best facilities for their courses in crime scene science.'

Samantha Hughes

Samantha Hughes
MSc Forensic Science

'The staff are so enthusiastic about their subject and are always willing to help if you have any questions.'

Jodie McArdle

Jodie McArdle
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

I love being able to have a hands on role, to put theory learned in lectures into practice.

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.'

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.'

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

Emma Peacock

Emma Peacock
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (Extended)

'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.'

Samantha Gledhill
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I would absolutely recommend the Crime Scene Science course as the lecturers and facilities are second to none.'

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 2
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.'

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.'

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.

Patrick Pisani

Patrick Pisani
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'My degree has definitely assisted me.'

Sarah Joplin

Sarah Joplin
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

'I did many modules that helped prepare me - building technology, structural mechanics, geotechnology, civil engineering analysis and design, and water infrastructure.'

Richard Norton

Richard Norton
Industrial Design Engineering, 1989

'If you apply yourself, sometimes working 24/7 in multiple time zones, it is rewarding.'

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.

Kris Rickman-Gilyeat

Kris Rickman-Gilyeat
MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'I chose Teesside because of its reputation for engineering. The University is well situated and the structure of the course is great.'

Muneeb Shahid

Muneeb Shahid
MSc Petroleum Technology

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.

Tab 3
Heidi Stevens

Heidi Stevens
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

'The team of food lecturers are very passionate about their subject which comes across in lectures and tutorials, this is of course infectious.'

Charmaine Bale

Charmaine Bale
Graduated with honours in applied science and forensics, class of 2002

‘I lift fingerprints, photograph and examine for trace evidence.’

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.'

Stacie Hughes

Stacie Hughes
BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

'The New Product Development module set me up for the practical and the theoretical aspects of my career, and the tutors’ industry experience showed me what would be required of me in my job.'

Liam  Wintrip

Liam Wintrip
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I would recommend Teesside University and my course. It provides the perfect amount of theoretical and practical learning to develop you into a chemist, and prepare you for a career in the chemical industry.'

Celine Mahe

Céline Mahé
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology

'I really appreciated having so many opportunities at Teesside – there is lots of involvement with industry.'

Zhen Chen

Zhen Chen
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

My favourite module is Food Manufacturing and Processing.

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.'

Jesse Dondapati

Jesse Dondapati
MSc Biotechnology

'Teesside was one of the few places in the UK that offered the course I wanted.'

Matthew Grima

Matthew Grima
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation* and Master of Research in Science

'What you learn is not simply out of a text book or an intelligent brain, but also from personal invaluable experience.'