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
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.'

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.'

Jessica  Morgan

Jessica Morgan
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I eventually hope to become a crime scene investigator and part of a British mass fatalities response unit.'

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.

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.'

Kayleigh Carr

Kayleigh Carr
MSc Forensic Science

My course was varied and covered a wide range of topics. Modules were delivered by knowledgeable lecturers who had a great deal of experience within the forensic science field.

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.'

Vicky Kuy

Vicky Kuy
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

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.'

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.'

Tab 4
Olivier Blanc

Olivier Blanc
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

'When I came for my interview, I really enjoyed their approach and culture. I felt I would learn a lot.'

Olivia Monaghan

Olivia Monaghan
MA Future Design

'It’s a great place to study.'

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.

Raed Saeed

Raed Saeed Allawi
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture

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.

Stacey Nottingham

Stacey Nottingham
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

'The tutors were great, they let us show our creativity and were always there for us.'

Craig Fell

Craig Fell
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

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.

Ben Russi

Ben Russi
BA (Hons) Product Design*

'The degree at Teesside helped to give me the confidence to apply and push for a role with such an innovative company.'

Tab 2
David  Bryan

David Bryan
BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering (Extended)

Charlotte Gibb

Charlotte Gibb
HNC Civil Engineering

I enjoy the variety of learning that the course provides.

Richard Norton

Richard Norton
Industrial Design Engineering, 1989

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

Abi Holt

Abi Holt
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

'I considered two universities - I preferred the course content at Teesside, and I liked the fact that I would obtain a BEng rather than a BSc.'

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.'

Loukas Lowe

Loukas Lowe
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Industry

'My placement allowed me to translate the skills I developed at university into real-life projects while also learning new skills.'

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.

Bharath Maraka

Bharath Maraka
MSc Food Processing Engineering (with Advanced Practice)

'This course will help me to build my career as a food quality analyst.'

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.'

Sohail Ahmed

Sohail Ahmed
MSc Process Manufacturing Management

'My postgraduate course was certainly a good investment towards my career.'

Tab 3
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.'

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.'

Jesse Dondapati

Jesse Dondapati
MSc Biotechnology

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

Zoe Johnston

Zoe Johnston
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

'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.'

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.'

Charmaine Bale

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

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

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.'

Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

'I gained a lot of skills, and met so many amazing people.'

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.