Main   location  Middlesbrough, England
 Courses  Undergraduate, Master, PhD
  • School of Computing, Media & the Arts
  • School of Health & Social Care
  • School of Science, Engineering & Design
  • School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law
  • Teesside University Business School
 Student   life  
  • Students' Union: it provides services for students.
  • Mosques in the area: Hussainiat Al Zahra, Abu Bakr Mosque and Cultural Centre, and Middlesbrough Central Mosque.


About Teesside University

Teesside University is a public university located in Middlesbrough in the north east of England. There are specialist media facilities on campus including a convergent newsroom, broadcast news studios, multimedia publishing and computing suites. Teesside University is based in Middlesbrough, in the heart of the north east of England. The university is accredited by the British Council as an English language-training provider. If your English language skills are not at the required level, the university has a range of courses for you before you start your academic programme. The academic staff will help build your confidence using English in the classroom and in your social life. They will also help you to get to know the university and local area to adapt to life in the UK, and make friends before you start your programme.

Why choose Teesside University ?

Excellent reputation

The university is ranked one of 42 universities in the UK for overall average satisfaction with the learning experience and number one for good teachers. The university has 85 years of teaching excellence and innovation in education. They have been awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Excellence for their outstanding work in the field of enterprise and business engagement. The university silver rating in the government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework reflects their strategic approach to teaching excellence, their commitment to students and their emphasis on providing a high-quality learning and student experience.

Excellent job prospects

International students rank the university number one in the UK for careers advice and employability, and number two globally for the university careers service. The university  graduates are working all over the world for companies such as the BBC, Aston Martin, Disney, Johnson Matthey, HSBC, United States Air Force Research Lab, Vodafone, Microsoft, the NHS, Rolls-Royce, Raleigh UK, 22 Cans, Framestore. The university staff helps you launch your career through work placements, volunteering, live projects, accredited courses and graduate internships.

Excellent conditions

Teesside University is among 182 global universities (42 of which were in the UK) surveyed in the International Student Barometer Survey 2016 they are ranked number one in the UK and 4th globally for financial support, and number one in the UK for accommodation costs.The university has affordable accommodation with free internet access, all within walking distance of the campus.  The cost of living is relatively low with student discounts widely available.

Amazing location

Teesside University is based in Middlesbrough, in the heart of the north east of England. It is a friendly multicultural town with many varieties of shops, supermarkets, cinemas, restaurants, clubs, sports and museums. Students can appreciate the local beauty – countryside and historic towns – with two national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty. It is an area that many international tourists choose to visit. You can also reach London or Edinburgh by train in 2.5 hours, with cities such as York, Leeds, Newcastle and Durham 1.5 hours or less by road.

Attractive destination for international students

Students from over 100 countries have graduated through the university programmes. Over the last ten years, they have delivered programmes across the globe, in countries including Botswana, Zambia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Greece, Germany and the Czech Republic. In addition, the university has research partnerships with universities across Europe and beyond, including leading institutions in Qatar, China and India.