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Undergraduate study

Choose Teesside

We put students at the heart of everything we do

Teesside University is a people place and you will soon feel you belong. Study here and you are part of a close-knit community. We're friendly and welcoming - you only need to come to one of our open days to experience that for yourself.

We come highly recommended

A cutting-edge campus

We've invested a quarter of a million pounds in our campus - £12m Phoenix and £10m Athena buildings give us a leading edge in digital innovation, our newly-refurbished library, £6.5m Olympia - our centre for sport, top-notch forensic facilities and £17m on Centuria, a sport and health sciences buildings. Campus heart, our new £20m teaching facility, opens in summer 2015.
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  • We have been awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Excellence - and we were the first modern university to be awarded Times Higher Education University of the Year (2009-10).
  • 87% of our students would recommend Teesside University to others (National Student Survey 2014).

with a great reputation,

  • The Quality Assurance Agency expressed confidence in the management of our academic standards and quality of learning opportunities.
  • We have an excellent reputation for research and enterprise – we team up with national and international academic, industrial and public sector partners.
    More about research at Teesside
  • 85 years of teaching excellence – we were officially opened in 1930 as Constantine Technical College to support Middlesbrough's booming engineering and shipping industries.

excellent support

  • We were ranked 1st in the world for our library and careers services for international students (International Student Barometer autumn 2014, 183 participating universities globally).
  • We are The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year for Student Retention - which means we have the highest percentage of students completing their course.
  • You will soon feel at home at Teesside University – we're welcoming, friendly and supportive.
  • Benefit from our student services for help with everything from applications, admissions and finance to careers and counselling - our students praise our support services for their accessibility and sensitivity.
    More about our student support

and a strong focus on your career.

  • We enhance your employability and emphasise professionalism through work placements, volunteering, live projects, accredited courses and graduate internships.
    More about your future success
  • Our graduates are working all over the world for companies such as the BBC, Aston Martin, Disney, Johnson Matthey, HSBC, United States Air Force Research Lab, Vodafone, Microsoft, the NHS, Rolls-Royce, Raleigh UK, 22 Cans, Framestore.
  • Through our on-campus business support, our graduates have launched over 300 new businesses, creating 600 jobs.
    More about our business support

It's a great place to live

  • Tees Valley is a fantastic place to live with coast and countryside on the doorstep. If you like shopping you'll love the results of a multimillion-pound spend in Middlesbrough centre. The hub of student night life is our award-winning Students' Union. And the town boasts pub, clubs, comedy and music venues to suit all tastes.
    Middlesbrough & Tees Valley in pictures
  • The Mini Rough Guide to Teesside is your perfect companion to exploring Teesside - one of the UK's most varied and vibrant regions.
    Download your copy now
  • Find out what's on, where to go, where to eat and where to stay on the Love Middlesbrough website.
    Love Middlesbrough
    Love Middlesbrough - cool place – warm people

and great value too.

  • We are offering a generous funding package if you are a new full-time undergraduate student starting in 2015 - choose from scholarships, discounts, fee waivers and bursaries.
    More about scholarships
  • We have affordable accommodation with free internet access - the cost of living is relatively low with student discounts widely available.
    Accommodation in pictures

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