School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law

Student views

Student satisfaction remains consistently high as evidenced by the independent National Student Survey results each year.

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Carla Keegans

Carla Keegans
BA (Hons) Politics and Social Policy, 1997

My degree prepared me well for my career.

Joseph Kean

Joseph Kean
Contemporary Issues in Drug Use, MSc

'I feel that the combination of my qualifications and experience have prepared me to undertake more senior roles.'

Ashitah Aujayeb

Ashitah Aujayeb
MSc Criminology

'I would definitely recommend Teesside because the staff are great, very supportive.'

Eddie Rees

Eddie Rees
BSc (Hons) Sociology

Teesside University provided me with opportunities in life that I had never even considered. It’s hard to think of a reason not to study here.

Natasha Cousins

Natasha Cousins
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Youth Studies

'The course was really interesting and I gained a great deal from it.'

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Adele Harrison

Adele Harrison
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies and MA Education

'Teesside has enabled me to explore a number of routes and expand my experience.'

Tobias Halford

Tobias Halford
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

I wanted to do something that makes a real difference to people’s life, and thought of primary school teaching.

Morgan Lax

Morgan Lax
BA (Hons) Education Studies

Since completing my degree doors have opened for me - not simply because I have that badge, but because of the graduate skills I have gained.

Evangeline Holland

Evangeline Holland
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

'I am so glad I chose to come here, the University has helped shape me into the person I am today.'

Sarah  Birch

Sarah Birch
MA Education

'The master’s was absolutely perfect for me because it allowed me to explore areas of research which had an impact on my working life.'

Hollie Fleming

Hollie Fleming
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

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Jade Jones

Jade Jones
LLB (Hons) Law

I was a member of the Paralympics GB team at the London and Rio Olympics, and
won a bronze medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in the T54 1500m.

Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott
LLB (Hons) Law

Erica Turner

Erica Turner
LLB, class of 2006

'As a solicitor in Jacksons commercial property team I deal with all aspects of commercial property.'

Ellen Wright

Ellen Wright
LLB (Hons) Law

'Teesside developed my confidence and ability to recognise my own capabilities which led to me pursuing a path I otherwise would not have even looked at.'

Liam Douglas

Liam Douglas
CILEX Fast Track Diploma

It is a fantastic option for me because the work I am doing at Langleys will fulfil the qualifying employment element of the Chartered Legal Executive qualification.

Adele Holmes

Adele Holmes
LLB Law

Anishah Aujayeb

Anishah Aujayeb
LLB (Hons) Law

The course was excellent, and I enjoyed the social life as a member of Interlink, the society for international students.

Adeel Bashir

Adeel Bashir
LLB (Hons) Law

Teesside was my first choice given its excellent reputation for teaching.

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Hannah Erdem

Hannah Erdem
BSc (Hons) Psychology

I would definitely recommend Teesside University. The newly refurbished library is a brilliant place to study and accommodates a variety of different learning styles.

Chloe Fodden

Chloe Fodden
BSc (Hons) Psychology

My course has given me a range of skills such as communication, team work and independence, which are desirable in the work place.

Alex Robson

Alex Robson
MSc Health Psychology and Clinical Skills

'My course allows me to delve deeper into specific health behaviours. I love the content and the support provided is incredible. University has changed my life.'

Jolien Vleeshouwers

Jolien Vleeshouwers
MSc Health Psychology

'I would recommend Teesside University as my experiences with the University have been excellent. I would also recommend my course for the same reason.'

Alexander Hektorsson

Alexander Hektorsson
Taught PhD in Counselling Psychology

Natalie Clark

Natalie Clark
BSc (Hons) Psychology

The library is my favourite part of the campus, especially the refurbishment on the first floor! It makes the library really inviting and motivates me more to do work.

Nicole Westmarland

Professor Nicole Westmarland
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Women’s Studies

‘Teesside University gave me the first step towards doing something I enjoy and want to do in life, rather than just doing a job.’

Nikita Patel

Nikita Patel
BSc (Hons) Psychology

It was important to me that Teesside’s course was accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Laura Farrugia

Laura Farrugia
BSc (Hons) Psychology

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Gemma Grainger

Gemma Grainger
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Coaching)

The theoretical knowledge I gained alongside the practical knowledge I already had was invaluable.

Graeme Tiffin

Graeme Tiffin
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

I came to Teesside University as a mature student to accomplish my dream of forging a
career in professional football.

Trevor Langford

Trevor Langford
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy, MSc Sport and Exercise

‘Teesside gave me the potential for a successful career.’

Andrew  Richardson

Andrew Richardson
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Applied Sport Science)

"This course allowed me to apply all the modules I have studied to an array of different sports, which gives me the skills to be more employable."

Andrew Richardson

Andrew Richardson
MSc Sport and Exercise

'I would recommend Teesside, not only for the courses but for the experience as a whole.'

Andy Graham

Andy Graham
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

Academically, the course gave me a fantastic skill set to go out into the world and legally practise as a sports therapist.

Catriona Thomson

Catriona Thomson
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

Luke Walker

Luke Walker
BSc (Hons) Sports Studies

The course was great – and so was the social life.

Suzanne Costello

Suzanne Costello
BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Therapy

'Teesside is a great place to study. As a mature student I gained the degree I needed to progress in my career.'

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown
BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Exercise and Health

'Teesside University has been really helpful to me to reach my goals, as I am working academically to achieve my ambitions.'

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