Students' Union Officers 2016-17
Georgina Arksey (VP Welfare), Bruna Silva (President), Amy Preston (VP Activities) and Adam Howe (VP Education)
Find out more about our student officers
Our Students' Union has twice won Students' Union of the Year.
Teesside University Students' Union was awarded gold in the 2016 Best Bar None awards for the quality of our social spaces and licensed premises.
The Students' Union bar and restaurant is the place to be for students day or night with a wide range of beverages, soft and alcoholic drinks plus delicious hot food, first rate customer service , big screen sport, pool tables, video games and a resident DJ on selected nights.
This modern, multi purpose and 1,000 capacity venue is home to a huge range of student and external events including freshers fairs, University open and welcome days, club/theme nights, live music and comedy.
There's also massive one off events featuring some of the biggest names in entertainment - previously Professor Green, DJ Fresh, Tinchy Stryder, Example, Calvin Harris, Scott Mills and Greg James to name just a few. It's an increasingly popular place for all kinds of private events such as award presentations, birthday and anniversary parties and can be hired out.
Find out more about hires .
The SU Student Support is the Students' Union's one stop shop for free, independent help from fully qualified and professional Welfare Advisers with problems and issues around finance, housing, immigration and much more. There's also a great range of part-time vacancies designed to fit around timetables while our Academic Advisers are on hand with support should students encounter issues with the academic side of student life and, where appropriate, will help should a student face disciplinary action from the University.
There are a total of 25 school representatives across the University. Each School has five representatives. They provide support and guidance to students in a variety of areas, helping to resolve issues and ensuring that they are connected with the appropriate support services and can seek out opportunities for improvement.
More about school representatives on the Students' Union website
Every September we hold information fairs to welcome new and returning students. It's an opportunity to join a club, society or volunteering group, pick up your NUS Extra Card and meet fellow students.
Students can register and reserve their NUS Extra card for just £12 via the National Union of Students Extra website or from the Students' Union welcome desk (1st floor of the Students' Union, 9.00am to 5.00pm weekdays).
Your TUSC (Teesside University Smart Card) gives you access to the Students' Union on evenings and weekends. It also entitles you to vote in all Students' Union elections.
For more information about Teesside University's Students' Union (TUSU):
Independent of the University, the union is run by a Board of Trustees including four elected officers, all previous students. As a student, you automatically become a member. All profits we make fund other services for you.
We can represent and support you whenever you need it. As an equal opportunities organisation, we ensure ALL students can access a wide range of services and volunteering opportunities.
This is the place to find out about our wide range of clubs and societies as well as the volunteering opportunities we can offer you. It's so successful we won a Sport England's VIP Recognition Award for supporting volunteering in sport.
The SU Student Support provides help and information on a range of issues, such as finance, accommodation or your course, are available - a friendly and confidential service.
This sells everything from newspapers and magazines to stationery and groceries, all at student-friendly prices.