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
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.'

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.'

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.'

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.

Samuel Cadd

Samuel Cadd
MSc Forensic Science

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

Nathan McNeil

Nathan McNeil
BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics

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

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

Tab 2
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.'

Tom Cave

Tom Cave
MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'The campus services are amazing. The help and support available is incredible.'

Eid Algarni

Eid Algarni
PhD City Planning Engineering

'Gaining a PhD degree from a reputable British University such as Teesside, will help me achieve my dream of becoming an academic construction engineer who will significantly contribute to the field.'

Patrick Pisani

Patrick Pisani
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'My degree has definitely assisted me.'

Martin Axon

Martin Axon
MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

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

Leanne Bartlett

Leanne Bartlett
MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'Teesside University is a great place to help me pursue a career in chemical engineering.'

Jakob Grant-Ward

Jakob Grant-Ward
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'My placement made me a better-rounded individual and gave me the chance to put the things I had learned on the course into practice.'

Antarang Kumar

Antarang Kumar
MSc Mechanical Engineering

My course has been an overall experience of academic, extracurricular and so many other things.

Sohail Ahmed

Sohail Ahmed
MSc Process Manufacturing Management

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

Steven Harvey

Steven Harvey
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

'When I started my apprenticeship eight years ago I never envisaged doing a degree, but fast forward to the present day and I’m now completing my degree – I feel really proud of what I have achieved.'

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.'

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.'

Celine Mahe

Céline Mahé
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology

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

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.'

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.

Suvechhya Bastola

Suvechhya Bastola
MSc Biotechnology

'It’s all about integration here.'

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.'

Stephen Ward
BSc (Hons) Chemistry, 2014

The course gave me experience of delivering presentations to a scientific audience, and the problem-solving skills that are essential to my current role

Amna Bibbi

Amna Bibbi
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

'If you work hard enough and invest your time in your choice of subject, it will be worth the time, effort and money.'