About us

Policies and documents

Data protection

All personal data processed by the University is done so in accordance with the requirements and safeguards of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.
More information about how the University processes personal data


Equality and diversity

We welcome applications from every section of the community as part of our commitment to equality of opportunity within a diverse working and learning environment.
Equality and diversity policies


Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 allows access to information held by public bodies including universities, subject to some exemptions.
More about the Freedom of Information Act


Security and Safety

Campus Security are responsible for ensuring a safe environment for staff, students and visitors. We are based in the University Library and are on hand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
More about Campus Security


CCTV policy

Our CCTV policy aims to ensure that CCTV on Teesside University’s premises is operated to enhance safety, and the sense of safety.
  CCTV policy (word - 769kb)


Governors' report and financial statements

If you would like copies of the most recent Governors' Report and Financial Statements, please ring 01642 342720.
Governors' Report and Financial Statements


Health and safety information

Our health and safety staff have put together information to advise you on all health and safety issues as well as guide you through some of the emergency situations that might arise and how you can cope with them.
Health and safety procedures
Security, emergency, first aid and lost property


Quality handbook

The quality handbook describes the University's strategic approach to quality management, setting out its key features.
Quality handbook


Research data management policy


Student handbook

The handbook provides comprehensive information about the University's services, facilities and regulations for full-time and part-time students.
Student handbook


Student regulations

From student attendance and plagiarism, to complaints procedures and fees and charges - we set out regulations to make sure our students are treated fairly and get most out of their time at the University.
Student regulations


Terms and Conditions for the Purchase of Goods and Services

Please see the University's General Conditions of Contract which apply to goods and services bought by the University unless otherwise stated or agreed between the parties.


QAA Higher Education Review (HER) – Action Plan

The University had a successful outcome from the latest visit from the Quality Assurance Agency [QAA] in Summer 2016, the full report can be accessed on the QAA website.

There were a number of features of good practice identified in the report, along with some recommendations and affirmations of actions already being taken by the University. The Action Plan below has been updated one-year on. It highlights how the University continues to enhance the areas of good practice and how it has addressed the recommendations and affirmations.

Publication date: 20 October 2017


Corporate social responsibility framework

Teesside University stands strongly for social inclusion and has always been committed, in principle and in practice, to the economic, social and cultural success of the communities that it serves.
Corporate social responsibility framework


Modern slavery statement

This statement is made pursuant to s.54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that the University has taken and is continuing to take to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain.
Modern slavery statement


Tackling tax evasion statement

The University has a formal statement to demonstrate its zero tolerance approach to the facilitation of tax evasion, entitled 'Tackling Tax Evasion Statement (Criminal Finances Act 2017)'.
Tackling tax evasion statement


Smoke-free campus

A new University no-smoking policy was launched, to coincide with 1 July 2007 when virtually all enclosed public places and workplaces in England became smoke-free.
No-smoking policy


External speaker policy

Academic Staff
If you book a guest lecturer to deliver or part-deliver a scheduled lecture, it is your responsibility to ensure that they are aware of and abide by the Policy and follow the guidance set out within our
External speaker policy.

Departmental Staff
If you organise an external speaker/presenter as part of your agreed schedule of departmental activities, it is your responsibility to ensure that they are aware of and abide by the Policy and follow the guidance set out within our
External speaker policy.