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Here at Teesside University we are serious about sharing information in an accessible way to help you make informed decisions. For instance we would like you to clearly understand our position in league table rankings and surveys. To help you do this we have cited all the source data so that you can find the information first hand - we never want you to just take our word for it.

Animation Career Review Top 25 Animation Schools and Colleges in the World 2019

• Ranked in the top 25 animation schools and colleges in the world (Animation Career Review 2019 International Rankings. 167 colleges considered. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Ranked 19th in the world in the Animation Career Review 2019 International Rankings. (167 colleges considered. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Animation Career Review Top 25 Animation Schools and Colleges in the World 2019

Benchmarking Local Innovation - Enterprise Research Centre report

Teesside is among the UK's best performing areas for innovation - 7th out of 42 areas and ranking way above London and Manchester. (Benchmarking Local Innovation: The Innovation Geography of the UK, Enterprise Research Centre.)

Benchmarking Local Innovation: The Innovation Geography of the UK, Enterprise Research Centre

Best Bar None Awards 2017

Teesside University Students' Union was accredited Gold in the Best Bar None Awards 2017

Best Bar None awards

Complete University Guide 2019

131 universities were rated

Complete University Guide 2019

Complete University Guide 2020

• Teesside University is ranked 3rd out of 38 UK universities for student satisfaction for aeronautical and manufacturing engineering (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University is ranked 1st out of 30 UK universities for student satisfaction for chemical engineering (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University is ranked 10th out of 56 UK universities for student satisfaction for civil engineering (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University is ranked 2nd out of 71 UK universities for student satisfaction for mechanical engineering (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University is ranked 4th out of 34 UK universities for student satisfaction for forensic science (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University is ranked 11th out of 59 UK universities for student satisfaction for chemistry (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University is ranked 3rd out of 30 UK universities for student satisfaction for medical technology (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University is ranked joint 7th out of 28 UK universities for student satisfaction for occupational therapy (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University is ranked 4th out of 107 UK universities for student satisfaction for English (Complete University Guide 2020. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

131 universities were rated

Complete University Guide 2020

Customer First accreditation

Teesside is one of only a few universities in the UK to have been awarded the nationally recognised Customer First accreditation for its services to business.

This is the fourth time that Teesside has received the Customer First standard, which lasts for two years. Each time it is reaccredited, the University must demonstrate how it has continuously improved.

Customer First accreditation

Department of Education Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2018

• The median salary for working-age (16-64) postgraduates in 2018 was £6,000 more than graduates and £16,000 more than non-graduates. (Department for Education Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2018. This official statistical release summarises the annual employment and earning outcomes data for English domiciled graduates, postgraduates and non-graduates in 2018 using data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• At 76.5%, the proportion of postgraduates employed in high-skilled roles in 2018 exceeded that of graduates (65.4%) and non-graduates (22.9%). (Department for Education Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2018. This official statistical release summarises the annual employment and earning outcomes data for English domiciled graduates, postgraduates and non-graduates in 2018 using data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Department of Education Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2018

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17

93.6% of Teesside leavers surveyed were in work or further study within six months of graduating. (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17 survey, full-time first degree UK domiciled graduates; 1,635 respondents. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

The coverage of the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey consists of all UK, European Union and non-EU domiciled leavers for whom destinations data is expected and sought from UK HE providers in 2016/17. 244,640 UK and other EU leavers responded from the target population of 301,915, an overall response rate of 81%

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17 survey

Educate North Student Experience Award 2019

Winners of the Educate North Student Experience Award 2019 - University Sector for Future Facing Learning: Empowering Digital Learning at Teesside University.

Educate North Student Experience Award 2019

Guardian University Guide 2019

121 institutions participated

Guardian University Guide 2019

Guardian University Guide 2020

• Teesside University is ranked 70th out of 121 institutions in the Guardian University Guide 2020. (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked joint 29th out of 121 institutions for career prospects* in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (*Percentage of graduates who find graduate-level jobs, or are in further study at professional or HE level, within 6 months of graduation. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 16th out of 66 institutions for Art in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 25th out of 73 institutions for Design and Crafts in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 10th out of 26 institutions for Chemical Engineering in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 22nd out of 67 institutions for Mechanical Engineering in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked joint 6th out of 105 institutions for satisfaction with teaching* in English and Creative Writing in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (*The rating for the quality of teaching on the course, given by final-year students in the National Student Survey. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked joint 16th out of 105 institutions for career prospects for English and Creative Writing in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (*Percentage of graduates who find graduate-level jobs, or are in further study at professional or HE level, within 6 months of graduation. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 21st out of 49 institutions for Fashion and Textiles in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 8th out of 44 institutions for course satisfaction for Forensic Science and Archaeology in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 28th out of 75 institutions for Health Professions in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 6th out of 75 institutions for course satisfaction for Health Professions in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked joint 13th out of 78 institutions for career prospects* for Social Work in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (*Percentage of graduates who find graduate-level jobs, or are in further study at professional or HE level, within 6 months of graduation. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked joint 12th out of 91 institutions for career prospects* for Sociology in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (*Percentage of graduates who find graduate-level jobs, or are in further study at professional or HE level, within 6 months of graduation. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside is ranked 39th out of 102 institutions for Biosciences in the Guardian University Guide 2020 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

121 institutions participated

Guardian University Guide 2020

International Student Barometer 2018

• Teesside was ranked number 1 out of 199 world universities for overall average satisfaction in the International Student Barometer 2018 Autumn wave. (410 students participated.)*

Learning

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for overall average satisfaction with learning in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 2 of 199 world universities for performance feedback in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for quality lectures in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for course organisation in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for careers advice in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities employability (helping students gain skills and experience that will make them more attractive to employers) in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 2 of 44 UK universities for helping students get work experience in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for its physical library in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for technology in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for laboratories in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for virtual learning in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for its online library in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

Living

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 199 world universities for social facilities in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for overall average satisfaction with student living in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for social activities in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for campus buildings in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for accommodation cost in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for financial support in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for visa advice in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for opportunities to earn money on campus and in the local community while studying in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

Support

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 199 world universities for overall satisfaction with support in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 43 UK universities for its Students’ Union in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 43 UK universities for on-campus catering in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

Arrival

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 199 world universities for overall average satisfaction with arrival in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 32 UK universities for pre-arrival information in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for accommodation condition in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for the first night at university in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 41 UK universities for welcome in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for institution orientation in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for registration in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for study sense (helping students adapt to academic study in the UK) in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 43 UK universities for social activities in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 43 UK universities for help with setting up a UK bank account on arrival in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 196 world universities for local orientation (helping international students get to know the local area) in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 93 world universities for social orientation (providing chances for international students to meet other students and get involved in local social activities) in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 93 world universities for living orientation (helping international students to adapt quickly to student life at Teesside University in the International Student Barometer 2018*. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 32 UK universities for the introduction to campus and facilities in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 32 UK universities for introduction to clubs and societies in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

• Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for satisfaction with the journey from application to offer in the International Student Barometer 2018. (410 students participated).*

*For more information including participating institutions: bit.ly/info-i-graduate-ISB2018. Full verification data available on request: Email info@i-graduate.org

Investors in People Gold accreditation

Teesside University was awarded Gold accreditation against the Investors in People (IiP) Standard in 2018.

The University first achieved IiP recognition in 1999, gaining Bronze status in 2008 and Gold status in 2011, 2014 and again in 2018.

Investors in People

National Student Survey 2018

Teesside University scored 84% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2018. (74% of eligible students responded. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

National Student Survey 2018

National Student Survey 2019

Teesside University scored 84% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019. (78% of eligible students responded. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

National Student Survey 2019

Ofsted report for inspection of Higher Apprenticeship provision

Teesside University are an outstanding provider for Higher Apprenticeships. (Ofsted further education and skills inspection report 2019. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Ofsted report for inspection of Higher Apprenticeship provision, February 2019

Over 85 years of teaching and learning

Originally founded as Constantine College, the institution was officially opened by the Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VIII, on 2 July 1930. The college became a polytechnic in 1969; and in 1992, the Privy Council gave approval to 14 higher education institutions, including Teesside, to become new universities.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

• The majority of our research was recognised as world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2014. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• 100% of the social policy, history and allied health submissions, and 90% of the general engineering submission, was recognised as having outstanding or very considerable impact (Research Excellence Framework 2014. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• 87% of research entered in social work and social policy was recognised as world leading or internationally excellent and Teesside was ranked joint fifth from 62 submissions for this quality measure (Research Excellence Framework 2014. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• 73% of research entered in history was recognised as world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2014. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• 68% of research entered in allied health professions, dentistry, nursing and pharmacy was recognised as world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2014. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

The research of 154 UK universities was assessed

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Institution information

Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2019

Teesside University was ranked 47th in the Stonewall top 100 guide to the most LGBT-inclusive employers in Britain 2019.

Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2019

Teaching Excellence Framework

Teesside University received a silver rating in the Government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2019.

Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that Teesside delivers high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It consistently exceeds rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.

This award was made in June 2019.

Teaching Excellence Framework

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018

• Teesside University was ranked in the 151-200 band of 242 universities in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018. (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Teesside University was ranked 11th out of 242 universities in the environment indicator in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018. (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018

Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019

Teesside University is listed in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019. (258 universities included. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018

• Ranked joint 34th out of 116 UK universities for student experience (Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Ranked joint 15th out of 116 UK universities for facilities (Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Ranked joint 16th out of 116 UK universities for student welfare (Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

• Ranked joint 28th out of 116 UK universities for academic experience (Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Times Higher Education student experience survey 2018

Times Higher Education University of the Year (2009-10)

Teesside was the first modern university to be awarded the title of Times Higher Education University of the Year for 2009-10.

Times Higher Education University of the Year (2009-10)

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019

Teesside University is listed in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019. (1,258 institutions included. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Teesside University is ranked in the 801-1000 band of global universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. (1,396 institutions included. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018

Teesside University is ranked in the 151-200 band of 250 global universities aged 50 years or under in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018 (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018

UK University Intellectual Property Ranking 2019

Teesside University was ranked as one of 21 Tier 1 universities in the UK University Intellectual Property Ranking 2019 (155 institutions reviewed. Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

155 institutions reviewed

UK University Intellectual Property Ranking 2019

WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019

Teesside was ranked 12th in the UK out of 51 universities in the postgraduate category at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019. (Find out more at tees.ac.uk/source)

Awards voted for by the people that matter most: real students through 41,000+ student reviews collected this year.

WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019