Year of Establishment -  Officially Opened in 1930; Attained University Status in June 1992

  1. USPs 
    • A strategic approach to teaching resulting high quality of education being imparted
    • A vision to contribute to the social, cultural, and economic success of the students 
    • Education supported and refined by innovation, research, and industry engagement
  2. Jobs and Placements
    • Employment Rates of Graduates - Just six months after graduating from Teesside University, 57 percent of graduates in technical and managerial positions earned graduate-level jobs. The average national is 55 percent. This result places Teesside University at the top of the five universities in the region, with Teesside being the only institution to see a rise in the number of students obtaining graduate-level employment after completing research.
    • Top Recruiters -  Virgin Radio, Xerox, Cisco, Philips, Motorola, Schlumberger, Microsoft, Lightmaker, Sony, The Moving Picture Company, CERN, Double Negative, Framestore, and SFX Co.
  3. Infrastructural Facilities - The university has a library that offers a vibrant, modern and technically feasible learning environment; specialist engineering laboratories for aerospace engineering, civil engineering; specialist scientific laboratories include molecular biology, microbiology, food processing, hydroponics, anatomy and physiology, and laboratories for analytical chemistry and specialist crime scene investigation and forensic science. Health students benefit from dental services and nursing skills laboratories with life-size training dummies, manual handling lifts, delivery beds, cots, and midwifery equipment. For Law students, there is a campus courtroom; replica police station having an interrogation space, examination area, custody office, and front desk, and law clinic offering free community service, offering practical training for law students in managing legal cases. High-end computer technology from Macs to high-tech workstations for complex simulation and software creation.
  4. Residence 
    • Woodlands Halls
      • Number of Rooms - 252 spaces; 7 Individual halls of 36 rooms in each, located in the middle of campus; Single en-suite rooms
      • Cost of Rooms -  £85 a week
    • Central Hall
      • Number of Rooms - 385 spaces; 75 individual apartments grouped together as a community; Single rooms
      • Cost of Rooms - £110 a week (2020/21)
    • King Edward’s Square
      • Number of Rooms - 87 spaces; Individual houses set around a central green; En-suite single rooms
      • Cost of Rooms - £115 a week (en-suite), £105 a week (private bathroom)
    • West Parkside Village
      • Number of Rooms - 80 spaces; 16 individual houses of 5 rooms per house set on the edge of Albert Park; single rooms 
      • Cost of Rooms - £80 a week
    • East Parkside Village
      • Number of Rooms - 120 spaces; individual houses and flats set on the edge of Albert Park
      • Cost of Rooms - £70 a week; £75 a week (refurbished)
    • Parkside Hall
      • Number of Rooms - 101 spaces
      • Cost of Rooms - £58 - £65 a week
  5. Notable Alumni - Vera Baird QC(MA in Local History in c.2004), former Member of Parliament for Redcar and former Solicitor General for England and Wales; Stephen Uppal(BA (Hons) English Studies in 2002), actor in Hollyoaks 
  6. Location 
    • Address - Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, UK
    • Bus Services - A National Express coach service operates to and from the bus station in Middlesbrough.
    • Train Services - Middlesbrough is 30 minutes from Darlington Station, which offers direct services to Edinburgh and London. The TransPennine Express operates between Middlesbrough and Newcastle, York, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, and Manchester Airport.
    • Nearest Airport - The International Airport is 13 miles from Teesside. It has flight links to many airports in Britain and throughout Europe.
    • Nearest Hospital -  The James Cook University Hospital; Tees Valley Hospital; Roseberry Park Hospital
    • Recreational Sites - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art; Albert Park; Dorman Museum


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