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
Kelly Naisbett

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

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.'

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.'

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

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.'

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.

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.'

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.'

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.'

Nathan McNeil

Nathan McNeil
BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics

Don’t be afraid to get back up when you have setbacks.

Tab 2
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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

Chinamano  Moyo

China Moyo
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Extended)

'I have no doubt that my future is bright. There will be good job opportunities when I graduate with this impressive qualification.'

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.'

Tom Lingard

Tom Lingard
MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

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

Stephanie Udeogu

Stephanie Udeogu
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'I think the most interesting thing is the projects that I do. My course is a really project based, which you don’t really get at other universities.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

Sophie Jeffrey

Sophie Jeffrey
BSc (Hons) Human Biology

'I came to an open day, and the whole experience made it feel homely and welcoming.'

Maria Prapa

Maria Prapa
BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

‘My degree course was very well organised – I always knew who to talk to if I needed any further assistance. My tutors were very friendly and willing to help at any time.’

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.'

Lewis Tull

Lewis Tull
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'The lecturers are superb and the class sizes are kept small so we got lots of one-to-one contact.'

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.'

Zhen Chen

Zhen Chen
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

My favourite module is Food Manufacturing and Processing.

Jesse Dondapati

Jesse Dondapati
MSc Biotechnology

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