Teesside University

United Kingdom

About the University

Teesside University is a research university located in the town of Middlesbrough, in the north of England.

The university first enrolled students in 1929, and today has over 15000 students from across the world. It is ranked 87th in the UK in The Times and Sunday Times guide in 2021.



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Campus Life

Teesside University provides accommodation in the form of self-catered rooms. These are mostly reserved for first year undergraduate students, but are also available for international and postgraduate students.

The University also has a range of managed residences (halls, houses and flats). Nearby private accommodation is very budget-friendly.

The University has five academic schools: MIMA School of Art & Design; School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies; School of Health & Life Sciences; School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law; Teesside University Business School.

£300 million is to be spent on improving and expanding the University's campus between 2017–2027, so this is an exciting time to be a student at Teesside University. Alongside the gym and Student's Union, The Student Life Building contains services designed to further improve the student experience and promote well-being.

The on-campus library has over 500 computers and millions of books, journals and databases available to students.

Student life

With a thriving Student's Union, Teesside University is a great place to meet likeminded people and try new things. On campus you will find food, entertainment, sport facilities, clubs and societies, a jobs service and a shop perfect for getting all of your essentials.

There is a focus on sport and wellbeing at Teesside University, with the purpose-built gym offering sport-lovers of all abilities the chance to try out anything from Zumba to yoga.

Situated close to the countryside, but still with a city feel, you get the best of both worlds at Teesside University. You can enjoy the lively nightlife or try out white-water canoeing on the river Tees.


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18667 Students
18667 Students

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