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Our Income and how we spend it

In 2020/21 our total income was £159.4m, this income is derived from a number of sources, which is shown below.
The income is used to support a wide range of activities including research-based teaching and learning, research, knowledge exchange & business engagement to ensure that we deliver a high quality student experience, putting students at the heart of everything we do.

Teesside University - income analysis 2020-21


How do student fees contribute to the costs of running our University?

Tuition fees & Education Contracts totalling over £125m represent a significant proportion of our total income.
These contribute to the £157.4m costs necessary to create a stimulating learning environment which enables us to deliver an outstanding student and learning experience by putting the students at the heart of everything we do. We integrate research into teaching and knowledge transfer to develop real world application and equip our students with the skills and experiences to enhance their future employment prospects. Over the last 3 years the University has increased the number of academic staff by over 18%.

Teesside University - expenditure analysis 2020-21