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
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.'

Peter Arnold

Peter Arnold
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Measurement

'The studies were directly relevant to the world of crime scene investigation, as was the additional certificate that I studied for.'

Caitlyn Hill

Caitlyn Hill
MSc Forensic Science

My favourite thing about Teesside is the people. Teesside is a home from home where all the staff, academics and students are very kind and helpful. It makes studying and working really fun and I have made friends for life.

Kelly Naisbett

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

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.'

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.'

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

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.'

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.'

Joseph Dzaka

Joseph Dzaka
MSc Forensic Science

Tab 4
Átila  Souza Oliveira

Átila Souza Oliveira
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Átila is here as an international student from Brazil, studying a BA (Hons) Graphic design on a Science Without Borders scholarship.

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.'

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.

Helen  Hurry

Helen Hurry
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

My tutors helped me to get placements during the summer. This gave me amazing experience and was great for my CV.

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.'

Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

The teaching staff are brilliant and supportive and the facilities are excellent.

Cotilda Makhumula-Nkhoma

Cotilda Makhumula-Nkhoma
MA Future Design

'Launchpad is a great asset for graduates wanting to go into business and I developed great networking skills. My highlight was showcasing Cotilda’s Fashion Limited at Africa Fashion Week London 2016.’

Lewis Pennicott

Lewis Pennicott
BA (Hons) Product design

It’s a great course which teaches the essential skills needed to be a top product designer.

Lui Zatrak

Lui Zatrak
BA (Hons) Product Design, 2015

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

Kerry  Neesam

Kerry Neesam
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

I chose Teesside University because of the great reviews of the campus, people and creative courses.

Tab 2
Jason McAndrew

Jason McAndrew
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'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.'

Craig Hoggett

Craig Hoggett
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology, 1997

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.

Graham Lupton

Graham Lupton
BEng Tech (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

'It’s two years of hard work which will pay off in the long run.'

Tom Lingard

Tom Lingard
MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'My placement was very enjoyable and helped me develop professional skills in the workplace.'

Charlotte Gibb

Charlotte Gibb
HNC Civil Engineering

I enjoy the variety of learning that the course provides.

Olalekan Odedeyi

Olalekan Odedeyi
PhD Manufacturing Engineering

'Teesside University is a motivating, learning and supportive environment – it has given me the opportunity to stimulate my intellect and broaden my experience.'

Richard Norton

Richard Norton
Industrial Design Engineering, 1989

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

Kirsty Freeman

Kirsty Freeman
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'It’s so important to get some work experience – whether a short placement during the summer or a full year out, you learn things which are impossible to teach in a classroom.'

Graeme Pearson

Graeme Pearson
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'My degree has helped me to get my ideal job – a professional rewarding career with a global company.'

Michael Morrison
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control

'I wasn't particularly academic at school but here I am, achieving a first-class honours degree.'

Tab 3
Henny Folorunso

Henny Folorunso
MSc Forensic Science

'The six-week summer boost placement I did was one of a kind – I don’t think I would have the opportunities I have today without it.'

Suvechhya Bastola

Suvechhya Bastola
MSc Biotechnology

'It’s all about integration here.'

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.'

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.'

Jesse Dondapati

Jesse Dondapati
MSc Biotechnology

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

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.'

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.'

Celine Mahe

Céline Mahé
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology

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

Rebecca Storey

Rebecca Storey
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

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