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Student Recruitment

Widening Participation

Committed to equality and diversity

Promoting equality and diversity.

Teesside University is committed to supporting those with disabilities or special education needs before and during studying with us.

We offer support for students, Special Educational Needs (SEN), Black, Minority and Ethnic Groups (BME) and Looked-after children and care leavers (LAC). View more information on these provisions using the links below.

Student Support

We offer students support with Student Accommodation, Finance and Funding along with Careers and Employability.

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Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Teesside University is committed to promoting equality and diversity and supports those with disabilities or special education needs before and during study with us.

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Black, Minority and Ethnic Groups (BME)

Teesside offers a range of events, activities and information to help alter these patterns.

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Looked-after children and care leavers (LAC)

We offer a range of activities and support to looked-after children, care leavers and their care workers.

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Gender equality

Teesside University actively promotes gender equality. We offer a range of events and activities to address gender-based under-representation across a number of academic areas and themes.

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Access Agreement

All publicly funded universities and colleges in England must have an access agreement approved by the Office for Fair Access (OFFA).

Teesside University's 2017-2018 Access Agreement sets out our commitment to widening participation and improving access to view this and our Access Agreement for 2018-2019 use the links below.
  View our Access Agreement for 2018-2019 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2017-2018 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2016-2017 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2015-2016 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2014-2015 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2013-2014 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2012-2013 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2011-2012 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2010-2011 (pdf - 1mb)
  View our Access Agreement for 2008-2009, 2009-2010 (pdf - 1mb)


  View our Access Agreement for 2006-2007, 2007-2008 (pdf - 1mb)


Access and Participation Plan

  Access and Participation Plan 2019-20 (pdf - 1mb)


OfS Transparency Return

The information published below shows:

  • the number of applications for admission on to recognised, undergraduate higher education courses that we have received from UK domiciled applicants
  • the number of offers we have made in relation to those applications
  • the number of those offers accepted and the number of those who have registered with us
  • the number of students who registered and went on to complete their course with us
  • the number of students who attained a particular degree or other academic award, or a particular level of such an award, on completion of their course with us

It also shows these numbers by reference to:

  • the gender of the individuals to which they relate.
  • their ethnicity
  • their socioeconomic background.

It is important to note that the data presented has not been contextualised. This means, for example, that you will not be able to see from this data how many of those applying to courses met the entry criteria. It is also the case that universities and colleges will often receive many more applications than they have spaces on courses, and so offer rates will necessarily be lower than application rates in those circumstances.

Table 1a: Summary of applications, offers, acceptances and registrations for 2018-19 entrants
Number of applications Percentage of applications that received an offer Percentage of applications that accepted an offer Percentage of applications that led to a registration
Full Time Ethnicity BAME 1900 68.6% 26.8% 25.3%
White 10130 75.9% 32.5% 30.6%
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 6240 73.6% 33.9% 32.0%
3 to 5 5530 76.1% 29.5% 27.7%
Gender Female 7410 69.8% 31.5% 29.6%
Male 4690 82.5% 31.7% 29.9%
Other N N N N
Part Time Ethnicity BAME 70 94% 89% 78%
White 1200 94% 90% 82%
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 570 84% 72% 63%
3 to 5 810 89% 83% 74%
Gender Female 550 85% 71% 62%
Male 990 88% 82% 72%
Other N N N N
Apprenticeships Ethnicity BAME N N N N
White 290 96% 95% 87%
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 160 94% 93% 84%
3 to 5 140 97% 97% 90%
Gender Female 210 94% 93% 87%
Male 110 95% 95% 81%
Other N N N N

Key

N: 24 or fewer students in this population

Table 2a: Percentage of first degrees at grade 2:1 or above by characteristic for 2017-18 qualifiers
  Percentage
Ethnicity BAME 59%
White 69%
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 63.6%
3 to 5 71.8%
Gender Female 65.0%
Male 71.9%
Other N

Key

N: 24 or fewer students in this population


Further information

  Transparency return tables 2019 (excel - 67kb)