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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
Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

Courtney  Turner

Courtney Turner
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I visited Teesside with my sixth form class and I fell in love with the science facilities available.'

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.'

Kelly Naisbett

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

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.'

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.'

Vicky Kuy

Vicky Kuy
BSc (Hons) Forensic 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.

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 4
Olivier Blanc

Olivier Blanc
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

'When I came for my interview, I really enjoyed their approach and culture. I felt I would learn a lot.'

Steve Wills

Steve Wills
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Malcolm Hall

Malcolm Hall
BA (Hons) Design Marketing

Helen  Hurry

Helen Hurry
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

My tutors helped me to get placements during the summer. This gave me amazing experience and was great for my CV.

Andrew Bell

Andrew Bell
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

'I enjoyed the hands-on model-making side of the course. This tied in nicely with the rapid prototyping facility on campus.'

Átila  Souza Oliveira

Átila Souza Oliveira
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Átila is here as an international student from Brazil, studying a BA (Hons) Graphic design on a Science Without Borders scholarship.

Louis-Nicolas  Creusat

Louis-Nicolas Creusat
BA Design, 2005

Graduating from Teesside allowed me to access one the best design schools in France. I now run my own design agency in Paris.

Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

The teaching staff are brilliant and supportive and the facilities are excellent.

Cotilda Makhumula-Nkhoma

Cotilda Makhumula-Nkhoma
MA Future Design

'Launchpad is a great asset for graduates wanting to go into business and I developed great networking skills. My highlight was showcasing Cotilda’s Fashion Limited at Africa Fashion Week London 2016.’

Rachael Eland

Rachael Eland
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

'Feedback and regular assessments kept my work focused and ensured I was on track for my deadlines.'

Tab 2
Andrew Henderson

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

I decided to study at Teesside because of the facilities.

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.'

Michael Morrison
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control

'I wasn't particularly academic at school but here I am, achieving a first-class honours degree.'

Martin Axon

Martin Axon
MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

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

Sohail Ahmed

Sohail Ahmed
MSc Process Manufacturing Management

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

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.'

Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison
MEng Mechanical Engineering

'I enjoy the pace of the course and variety of modules to study.'

David  Bryan

David Bryan
BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering (Extended)

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.

David  Gamble

David Gamble
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

The University is well equipped for the engineering degree course, with various software applications and laboratories to carry out technical experiments.

Tab 3
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.'

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.'

Charmaine Bale

Charmaine Bale
Graduated with honours in applied science and forensics, class of 2002

‘I lift fingerprints, photograph and examine for trace evidence.’

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.'

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.'

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.'

Lexy Sarginson

Lexy Sarginson
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Teesside is good at getting you ready for a successful career within your specific field.

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.'