Teesside University is home to students from many different cultures and to people of all faiths and none. We value the diversity of our students and recognise that being able to practice your faith is an important part of the student experience.

Reverend Tessa Stephens is our University chaplain, and on campus from Tuesday to Thursday each week. Tessa is able to offer pastoral support and a listening ear to students and staff from all faiths or none. She is also on the staff at St Barnabas Church on Linthorpe Road. Tessa can be contacted on 01642 342708 or at .

The chaplaincy service is for everyone.

The chaplaincy is a service for people of all faiths or none. It offers confidential, non-judgemental pastoral care and support to all staff and students within the University. We are available for personal conversations at mutually agreed times. You don't have to be religious to come to talk to us and it can be about any issue.

We offer:

  • support, friendship and time
  • information on meeting religious needs
  • individual support
  • social and cultural activities
  • links with the local community

We aim to:

  • encourage and help sustain a spiritual dimension to the lives of both staff and students of the University
  • bring about mutual understanding between those of different faiths and none.

Chaplaincy office

T: 01642 342708

The Chaplaincy office is on the first floor of the Student Centre.

The University Chaplain is the Reverend Tessa Stephens. She is usually in the University on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. If you would like to see Tessa please do ring to make an appointment or send an email to .

Follow Tessa on twitter @teeschaplain , or like her Facebook page .