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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

Joseph Dzaka

Joseph Dzaka
MSc Forensic Science

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.'

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.'

Vincent Li

Vincent Li
Instrumentation and System Engineering

The course helped me to understand the basic principles of instrumentation and control engineering. I have been working in this field for more than 20 years.

Andrew Colling

Andrew Colling
MEng Mechanical Engineering

'I was extremely impressed with the recent investments in the engineering department, campus and facilities.'

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.

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.'

Chukwunonso Izundu

Chukwunonso Izundu
MSc Electrical Power and Energy Systems

'I plan to put the knowledge I've gained at university to good use improving power systems in Nigeria.'

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.'

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.'

Andrew Henderson

Andrew Henderson
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering, and PhD chemical engineering

I decided to study at Teesside because of the facilities.

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.'

Tab 3
Suvechhya Bastola

Suvechhya Bastola
MSc Biotechnology

'It’s all about integration here.'

Matthew Grima

Matthew Grima
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation* and Master of Research in Science

'What you learn is not simply out of a text book or an intelligent brain, but also from personal invaluable experience.'

Stacie Hughes

Stacie Hughes
BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

'The New Product Development module set me up for the practical and the theoretical aspects of my career, and the tutors’ industry experience showed me what would be required of me in my job.'

Jesse Dondapati

Jesse Dondapati
MSc Biotechnology

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

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

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.'

Jess McDermott

Jess McDermott
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

'My experience at Teesside has been the best four years of my life.'