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
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 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.'

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.

Samuel Cadd

Samuel Cadd
MSc Forensic Science

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

Kelly Naisbett

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

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.'

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.'

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.

Vicky Kuy

Vicky Kuy
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Joseph Dzaka

Joseph Dzaka
MSc Forensic Science

Tab 2
Patrick Pisani

Patrick Pisani
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'My degree has definitely assisted me.'

Muneeb Shahid

Muneeb Shahid
MSc Petroleum Technology

'Reaching the position I am working in now would have taken at least another ten years without my degree. The course definitely offered value for money, it was totally worth it.'

Charlotte Gibb

Charlotte Gibb
HNC Civil Engineering

I enjoy the variety of learning that the course provides.

Andrew Henderson

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

I decided to study at Teesside because of the facilities.

Muhammad Nawaz

Muhammad Nawaz
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

I also benefited from a summer placement with Jacobs Engineering, a big local engineering company.

Antarang Kumar

Antarang Kumar
MSc Mechanical Engineering

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

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.'

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.

Tab 3
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.'

Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

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

Dominic Gilchrist

Dominic Gilchrist
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences with Professional Experience

'With such a thriving biotechnology industry just on our doorstep the possibilities of work and careers are endless.'

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.’

Zhen Chen

Zhen Chen
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

My favourite module is Food Manufacturing and Processing.

Callum Lilley

Callum Lilley
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I would definitely recommend Teesside University. The chemistry lecturers have an obvious passion for the subject and I learnt about different areas of chemistry.'

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.'

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.'