'I knew that Teesside University would be my best choice from the minute I visited the campus.'
'I eventually hope to become a crime scene investigator and part of a British mass fatalities response unit.'
'The studies were directly relevant to the world of crime scene investigation, as was the additional certificate that I studied for.'
'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.'
Volunteering developed my confidence in working as part of a team and particularly in speaking in front of people.
'I would absolutely recommend the Crime Scene Science course as the lecturers and facilities are second to none.'
'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.'
'Teesside University is a great place to help me pursue a career in chemical engineering.'
'I was extremely impressed with the recent investments in the engineering department, campus and facilities.'
'My degree has helped me to get my ideal job – a professional rewarding career with a global company.'
'I did many modules that helped prepare me - building technology, structural mechanics, geotechnology, civil engineering analysis and design, and water infrastructure.'
This new approach should save money and labour so it will be a big improvement.
'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.'
I decided to study at Teesside because of the facilities.
I enjoy the pace of the course and variety of modules to study.
'I would recommend Teesside University – the lecturers are knowledgeable and helpful, and the facilities are good.'
'If you apply yourself, sometimes working 24/7 in multiple time zones, it is rewarding.'
The course gave me experience of delivering presentations to a scientific audience, and the problem-solving skills that are essential to my current role
'It's great that various courses are recognised by academic societies - it increases their validity in the professional world.'
'With such a thriving biotechnology industry just on our doorstep the possibilities of work and careers are endless.'
'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.'
‘I lift fingerprints, photograph and examine for trace evidence.’
Teesside is good at getting you ready for a successful career within your specific field.
'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.'
'What you learn is not simply out of a text book or an intelligent brain, but also from personal invaluable experience.'
'The laboratory staff were the best – they supported me in every possible way. And Middlesbrough is an excellent choice, especially for an international student.'
'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.'