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
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.'

Vicky Kuy

Vicky Kuy
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Samuel Cadd

Samuel Cadd
MSc Forensic Science

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

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.'

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.'

Annette  Bostock

Annette Bostock
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

Volunteering developed my confidence in working as part of a team and particularly in speaking in front of people.

Kelly Naisbett

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

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

Tab 4
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.'

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.

Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

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

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.'

Craig Fell

Craig Fell
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Olivia Monaghan

Olivia Monaghan
MA Future Design

'It’s a great place to study.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

Lui Zatrak

Lui Zatrak
BA (Hons) Product Design, 2015

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

Tab 2
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.

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.'

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.'

Martin Axon

Martin Axon
MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'I've made some fantastic lifelong friends and being able to indulge my passion for 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.'

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.

Thana Noor

Thana Noor
PhD research

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

Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson
BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering*

'All elements of my time at the University have set me up for my future, from using the latest technology to socialising and meeting other people.'

David  Gamble

David Gamble
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

The University is well equipped for the engineering degree course, with various software applications and laboratories to carry out technical experiments.

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.'

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.'

Celine Mahe

Céline Mahé
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology

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

Lexy Sarginson

Lexy Sarginson
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Teesside is good at getting you ready for a successful career within your specific field.

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.'

Jesse Dondapati

Jesse Dondapati
MSc Biotechnology

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

Mary Greenwell

Mary Greenwell
MSc Biotechnology

I chose to do my master’s at Teesside University because I was impressed with its links with 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.'

Charmaine Bale

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

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

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.

Rebecca Storey

Rebecca Storey
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

'My course is really interesting as we get a mix of hands-on experience and the theory behind it.'