University of the Year 2009
In a double accolade we won University of the Year and Outstanding Employer Engagement Initiative in the Times Higher Education awards in 2009.
Finalist: Entrepreneurial University of the Year
In 2010 Teesside was also a finalist for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.
More about Teesside's entrepreneurial spirit
The Vice-Chancellor has spoken of his delight at winning two awards at the Times Higher Education Awards.
Congratulations Teesside for becoming the University of the Year
Khalid Wahab, Msc IT, 1990
That’s fantastic news...!
Andrew Sayer, MSc Food Technology, 2003
Well done and we will pray for our University to be always number one.
Amor Almatani, BEng (Hons) Instrumentation & Control Engineering, 1990
I am proud to be associated with the University.
Betty Nhachi, BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering, 1986
I very much wish you luck in being university of the year
Andrew Mallabar, BSc (Hons) Computer Science, 1997.
That is brilliant go Teesside
David Kelley, BSc (Hons) Psychology, 1997
Congratulations - good news indeed. I am proud for all concerned.
Hilal Al-Habsy BSC (Hons) Computer Technology, 1985
All the best Teesside! Thanks for sharing this wonderful news with us.
Ahmad Sharif, BSc (Hons) Information Technology, 1997
Outstanding Employer Engagement Initiative
We won this award for our Business School’s highly innovative foundation degree in leadership and management developed with the North East Chamber of Commerce.
Find out more about the foundation degree in leadership and management
‘As an honorary graduate I’m delighted at this well-deserved victory.’
Adele Parks (novelist)
‘It’s absolutely fantastic news that Teesside University has won this prestigious, relevant and important award.'
'Recognition of the excellent learning facilities and the development of talent in the area I grew up in is extremely important to me. I’m very pleased and proud.’
'It is fantastic news that Teesside University has won University of the Year award, and to my mind nothing less than it deserves.'
'The University has become a centre of excellence, attracting both national and international attention for its outstanding facilities and achievements. It is symbolic of a town which has a proud past and a clear vision for a tremendous future.'
Judge Peter Fox QC
'I am delighted.'
Wally K Daly
'I am delighted with your news of the University. Exciting times.
Rt Rev Dr David E Jenkins
'I am glad to receive the news of Teesside University's continuing growth.'
'Multi congrats all round. Best wishes.'