Worldwide Teesside

Worldwide Teesside

Think internationalisation – we're all part of something bigger

More about internationalisation of the curriculum

We are an international community

Our students, graduates and staff are internationally connected in work and community.

Here at Teesside we want to ensure all our students, graduates and staff have the skills and ability to work and live in a global environment.

We prepare our students for work in a global workforce whether they:

  • work abroad as part of their career
  • work for an international company
  • have international clients
  • work in an ethnically diverse community.

Welcoming many cultures

The University is internationally connected. We recruit students and staff from many places and backgrounds. We deliver courses all over the world and our students study abroad on exchanges.

Learn with many cultures

As well as a community of over 1,800 students from overseas, there are a number of ways to learn with many cultures.

On video: Dr Max Howard
Honorary graduate and former head of Exodus Film Group Dr Max Howard talks about Teesside’s international appeal.
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Aenne Hussmann

Aenne Hussman

Aenne Hussmann came to Teesside from Germany as a visiting student and enjoyed it so much, she stayed to complete her undergraduate and masters’ degrees.

 Meet Aenne Hussmann
MSc Marketing Management

Exchange programmes

Our exchange programmes offer the chance to gain an international perspective on your studies as well learn new skills and develop yourself.
More about exchange programmes


Our international students are offered English language courses before they start and support once they are here.
More about English language support

Our Teesside language café offers a relaxed, friendly setting for anyone seeking an informal way of practising their spoken French, German or Spanish.
More about Teesside language café

Learning and teaching conference

The 2011 learning and teaching conference looked at how the University encourages students and staff to understand internationalisation and employability skills.
Learning and teaching conference

Work with many cultures

Our graduates are working all over the world in a huge variety of vocations.

Graduate James Whittingham moved to Mumbai, India, as Head of New Investments for the Blenheim Chalcot Investment Group. He set up the company's Asia office in 2009 and has been there ever since.
Meet James Whittingham

Explore many cultures

Our Students' Union offers many fun and friendship events for all cultures and nationalities.
More about the Students' Union

The region offers a number of international festivals. There's Stockton's international riverside festival, a spectacular event showcasing performers from all over the world and Middlesbrough Mela which celebrates Asian culture.
More about arts and culture

Promote an event

If you are wanting to promote an event under the Worldwide Teesside banner there is a poster template which is available for download which can be used to advertise your event or activity. You can also use the attached powerpoint template.