School of Computing, Media & the Arts

Student views

Student satisfaction remains consistently high as evidenced by the independent National Student Survey results each year.

Tab 2
Jordan Grimmer

Jordan Grimmer
MA Concept Art for Games and Animation

The thing I loved most about my time on the course was how I was able to really concentrate on developing the skills that I felt would help me progress into a future career.

Oliver Dawson

Oliver Dawson
Graduated with honours in visualisation, class of 2002

Loukia (Lucy) Kyriakidou

Loukia (Lucy) Kyriakidou
BA (Hons) Computer Animation

Teesside opened up so many opportunities for me as student. And now as a business, Teesside University also offers opportunities such as networking events and business support.

Alex Frood

Alex Frood
BA (Hons) Computer Games Design

'Teesside University is fantastic with easy access to outdoor areas and national parks especially extreme sports.'

Chattida (Mo)  Ajjimakul

Chattida (Mo) Ajjimakul
MA Animation and Visual Effects

Satish Shewhorak

Satish Shewhorak
PhD research

'It has been a voyage of discovery, self-discovery, and self-improvement.'

Palanikumar Gopal

Palanikumar Gopal
MA Computer Animation and Visual Effects

'I am really enjoying the facilities a lot. They have up to date software and labs that are open 24 hours which makes me really comfortable as I can go anytime that I need.'

Daniel Crook

Daniel Crook
BA (Hons) Computer Character Animation

'University prepared me by giving me a broad range of skills, whilst allowing me to specialise into the field that I was most interested in.'

Haider Zafar

Haider Zafar
BA (Hons) Creative Visualisation, 2005

Apart from the obvious learning aspects, I really enjoyed the diversity of students coming from all over the UK and internationally too.

Tab 3
Daniel Green

Daniel Green
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming

I feel that the course successfully prepared me and got me where I wanted to be.

Luke Bourner

Luke Bourner
BA (Hons) Computer Games Art

'I came to the conclusion that having a degree in computer games art and the opportunity to do work placements would give me the best chance of getting the job I want.'

Tom Craven

Tom Craven
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming

'Being surrounded by a lot of smart lecturers and students really helped to build a good working environment.'

Craig Buckton

Craig Buckton
BA (Hons) Computer Games Animation

'My course has certainly steered me in the right direction. The University has a lot of connections in the games industry which is really helpful.'

Anaïs Flynn

Anaïs Flynn
BA (Hons) Computer Games Art

The facilities for the course are amazing. There are plenty of high-spec computers and tablets.

Pete Ellis

Pete Ellis
BA (Hons) Computer Games Design

Teesside University helped me get closer to my goals – from aspiring to work in the games industry to securing my first job.

Amadeo Claramunt Giner

Amadeo Claramunt Giner
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming

Brandon Lane

Brandon Lane
BA (Hons) Computer Games Animation

'The tutors have industry experience so they understand what it takes to be in the industry and will help you go beyond what you can currently achieve.'

Amy Gowland

Amy Gowland
BA (Hons) Computer Games Art

Alvaro Canet Amat

Alvaro Canet Amat
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming

I came to Teesside University because it is a really good university with excellent facilities for design.

Tab 4
Katherine Joyce

Katherine Joyce
MSc Computing

'Teesside University has great facilities on campus and the staff really make themselves available so I felt supported all the way.'

Antony  Daley

Antony Daley
BSc (Hons) Computer Science

'The best bit about the course was the end result - my first-class degree has changed my life.'

Anna Karolina Braniecka

Anna Karolina Braniecka
MSc IT Management

'I’ve found my tutors to be very supportive. They’re very straightforward people – friendly, approachable, almost always available.'

Jordan Rowcroft

Jordan Rowcroft
BA (Hons) Web and Multimedia

My time at University gave me the confidence and skills to achieve the goals I wanted from my choice in career.

Michael Lazenby

Michael Lazenby
BSc (Hons) Web and Multimedia

The facilities available on campus had everything I needed when I needed it.

John Thompson

John Thompson
BSC (Hons) Computer Science, 1992

Given the choice to do it again, I would still choose Teesside University.

Mengnha Zhu

Mengna Zhu
MsC Software Engineering

'The relationships I have formed with fellow students have helped me so much with settling in to life in the UK, with my studies and with preparing to find a job.'

Anthony  Lee

Anthony Lee
Computing, BSc (Hons)

Staff are very knowledgeable and the design of the course was excellent all round.

Connor Burdekin-Roberts

Connor Burdekin-Roberts
BSc (Hons) Computing

Teesside is an excellent University with a great student focus.

Johnathon Cooling

Johnathan Cooling
BSc (Hons) Computing

I have enjoyed the course, and my grades reflect this. I have also enjoyed student life here.

Tab 5
Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies
BA (Hons) Television Production Professional Practice

The education I received was really beneficial and has given me a very professional attitude towards my work.

Sam Blacklock

Sam Blacklock
BA (Hons) Sport Journalism

'This course will certainly help me achieve my ambitions.'

John Coulson

John Coulson
BA (Hons) Media Studies

'I also enjoyed the social side. I met loads of really great people from diverse backgrounds and many of us have gone on to be very successful.'

Jack Dodsworth

Jack Dodsworth
BA (Hons) Journalism

'The highlight was interviewing gaming legend, Rhianna Pratchett.'

Batyrkhan  Togaibayev

Batyrkhan Togaibayev
BA (Hons) Journalism

'Journalism is an important part of my life – since childhood, I have dreamed about this.'

Katie Andrews

Katie Andrews
BSc (Hons) Multimedia Journalism

'I loved my course. I loved the fact it was very hands-on especially the News Days module. And I found that the teachers were very helpful throughout my studies.'

Adam Mann

Adam Mann
BA (Hons) Television and Film Production*

'Being nominated itself was an honour, but actually winning was a dream. My course has prepared me perfectly for the world of industry.'

Daniel McLeod

Daniel McLeod
BA (Hons) Television and Film Production*

'I would recommend Teesside to anyone – it has the best facilities.'

Qasim Baig

Qasim Baig
BA (Hons) Television and Film Production*

'Coming here was the best decision I made and I guarantee it will put you on the right path towards achieving your dreams.'

Bethany Dean

Bethany Dean
BA (Hons) Media Studies*

'I thoroughly enjoyed studying at Teesside, the degree gave me so opportunities which I hadn’t even dreamed of.'

Tab 6
Alison Beveridge

Alison Beveridge
BA (Hons) Performance for Live and Recorded Media

The expertise of the staff covered a huge variety of genres.

Joe  Tasker

Joe Tasker
BA (Hons) Performance for Live and Recorded Media, 2014

If you have your mind set on something in the course, it can help you strengthen your skills in that area, and even better, make you gain new ones you might not have realised you had.

Lynne Lawson

Lynne Lawson
BA (Hons) Performance for live and recorded media

It’s not all performing – there’s essay writing and modules on radio acting and TV presenting, and we get behind the camera and learn to use the editing suite.

Amy Brannan

Amy Brannan
MA Fine Art

Studying at Teesside has been one of the best learning experiences I’ve had so far and I’d definitely recommend it to anyone thinking about studying there.

Caprice-Simone  Ord

Caprice-Simone Ord
BA (Hons) Performance for Live and Recorded Media

Tom Salmon

Tom Salmon
BA (Hons) Performance for Live and Recorded Media

'The course helped us to prepare for, and be mindful of, going into industry after graduation.'

Chantelle Wilson

Chantelle Wilson
BA (Hons) Performance for Live and Recorded Media

'The course is awesome. The best part is the people – not just the teaching staff, but the fellow students.'

Huey Teng

Huey Teng
BA (Hons) Dance

'I enjoyed every module – they all involve theory and practice, and will enhance my future career performance.'

Natasha Spence

Natasha Magee
BA (Hons) Performance for Live and Recorded Media

'When I asked my tutors for advice and sought their guidance they were always willing to help.'


 
 
fi