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TUC - Teesside University Catering

We have a range of cashless catering outlets available for students, staff and visitors on campus.

The Food Quarter

Ground floor, The Library - view on a map

Latest opening times on our Instagram

Café and food hall with pop-up menus from: Taaza (Vegetarian, South Asian), Jollof Kitchen (West African-inspired) , The Vegan Fried Chickn Shop, Oh my loaded fries and Scran. Also proud to serve Starbucks.
Order online (The Food Quarter)

A taste of Italy on Teesside. Fresh pasta, sauces, toasted focaccia, fresh sandwiches and coffee.
Order online (Vita)

Hand-stretched pizza and flatbreads, freshly grilled food and kebabs, street food specials every week, and homemade desserts.

Homecooked classic lunch and breakfast time food with a healthy wholesome twist.

The Sandwich Station

Centuria - view on a map

Latest opening times on our Instagram

Freshly made sandwiches and meal deals which offer great value for money.

Express style service, quick coffee and snacks.

Barista coffee specialising in hot chocolates, flat whites and other espresso drinks.

A range of hot drinks, breakfast and lunch time specials.

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Cashless payments

Use your Teesside University smart card to pay at our TUC cafes

5 steps to cashless payments

  1. Register for cashless at, then select Cashless Registration. If you are already registered for MyPrint you will s- need to register for cashless.
  2. If you register before 6.00pm your account will be active within 15 minutes, if you register after 6.00pm your account will be active from 8.00am the following working day.
  3. Top up your cashless credit using a valid debit or credit card (minimum £1, maximum £250) online at . You need to have your user ID (printed on the front of your TUSC) and your date of birth handy.
  4. Find out your balance by either scanning your card at any of the catering outlets on our campuses, or at Your card balance is also helpfully printed at the bottom of your receipt when you make a cashless purchase.
  5. Lost or stolen cards can be cancelled at You can also order a new card here and your credit balance will automatically be transferred to the new card.

Contact us

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Your feedback is very important to us so please get in touch and let us know your thoughts.

T: 01642 342056

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We can cater for a wide range of tastes, budgets and occasions.

If you would like to discuss bespoke requirements, please contact us on 01642 342024/2056.
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