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Kate Nelson (National recruitment)

Kate Nelson

Kate has worked at Teesside University for 18 years, starting in admissions in what was previously known as the School of Science & Technology. This was followed by a move to student recruitment as a Recruitment Assistant for the School of Social Sciences & Law.

Kate has recently taken on a new role in student recruitment with a view to building relationships with colleges from outside the North East and North Yorkshire.

Jade Whittaker (North East and North Yorkshire recruitment & Year 12 Summer School)

Jade Whittaker
  • Recruitment Co-ordinator (North East and North Yorkshire recruitment & Year 12 Summer School)

Jade is the main point of contact for all colleges based in the North East and North Yorkshire. She graduated with a fine art degree in 2014, and has since worked in a variety of admissions and student recruitment roles.

Jade is responsible for the organisation of our Year 12 residential summer school and the Supporting Progression Conference.

Contact Jade if you would like Teesside University to attend or support your HE fairs, progression and careers events.

Preparing for university

A range of resources to help you support your students during their progression to university.

Applying to university

Applying to university through UCAS

Are you thinking about applying for university? Or have you already applied and you're wondering what the next steps will be? This presentation will help answer your questions.

How to create a portfolio

Get some hints and tips on how to develop an outstanding portfolio

Interview skills

Personal statements

Writing your personal statement

Writing your personal statement may seem like a daunting task, but with our helpful guide and top tips, you will be able to produce an excellent personal statement to support your UCAS application.

Student finance

Student Funding 2020

Hear about student finance, how it works, how much you're entitled to and how much you could be expected to pay back in this useful video.

The Vibe

  • The Vibe
    A blog all about student life here at Teesside - a great resource for your students


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