University Guide

Teesside University

Teesside University is based in North East England. A large, modern university, it welcomes almost 20,000 students each year. The University recently announced a plan to invest £300m into the campus over the next 10 years.

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Teesside University

The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the Teesside University .

  • Rankings

    Teesside University ranks in the top 1000 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2021.

  • Employability

    Teesside university offers an Employability Award where students can take part in a Student Futures Employability Award theme that helps them understand their skills and develop their weaknesses to appeal to future employers. ()

  • Fees

    Full time undergraduate fees are £9250 and £13000 for international students on a full time undergraduate course. Discounts for integrated masters and part time students can be found here.

  • Bursaries

    Teesside university offers Bursaries, scholarships and advances to help students which include tablets (eg an iPad) and money towards text books. A list of scholarships and bursaries can be found here.


The Teesside University website advertises 7 different accommodation locations ranging from £65 a week (at Parkside hall for a single room shared kitchen) to £125 a week (at Cornell Quarter for an en suite double bed room). Full listings can be found here.

Students' Union

The Teesside University students’ Union won the gold accreditation for Best Bar None Awards 2017 and offers a Student Support Hub, as well as 14 sports societies and volunteering opportunities so successful they won the Sport England’s VIP Recognition Award for supporting volunteering in sport.

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Teesside University  Students' Union
Teesside University  Students' Union

Famous for

Alumni include Hollyoaks actor Stephen Uppal and former Member of Parliament Vera Baird (


Teesside University announced a positive effect of Covid-19 in October: its improved relationship between academics and businesses. This was reported to be felt at the Animex 2020 Industry Day Panel where Penny Holton talked about how several companies were offering virtual talks and assistance to students in times of stress during lockdown. The full article can be found at:

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