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Teesside University

Teesside University offers an outstanding study experience for international students. We have invested £270m into our new campus in Middlesbrough, creating new, world-class teaching facilities, and a safe and friendly place for you to focus on your study. We are committed to creating and delivering a valuable and enjoyable learning experience for our students – it’s what we do best.

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Founded as Constantine College, our institution was officially opened by the Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VIII, on 2 July 1930. The University has grown significantly in recent years. We have invested over £270m in our town centre campus, and are undertaking a further £300m of developments in the campus over the next ten years.


We generate and apply knowledge that contributes to the economic, social and cultural success of students, partners and the communities we serve. Through education enriched by research, innovation, and engagement with business and the professions, we transform lives and economies. We seek to enhance the experience of all our students, staff and external partners by:

  • Delivering excellence in learning, research and enterprise
  • Empowering individuals and teams to enhance their contribution to the University
  • Fostering creativity, enterprise and innovation
  • Embracing diversity and actively opposing prejudice
  • Taking responsibility and demonstrating leadership.


Teesside University Research addresses complex, multi and inter-disciplinary through to highly focused discipline based research. Across five thematic areas, our Grand Challenges have adopted a collaborative and multifaceted approach which enables our research to cross traditional discipline boundaries and help address some of the biggest national and global 'Grand Challenges' society faces.

The five thematic areas are:

  • Digital and Creative Economies
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Learning for the 21st Century
  • Resilient and Secure Societies
  • Sustainable Environments
Find out more about Research on university website


We focus on helping you develop the knowledge and skills which will enhance your career potential. We re ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for careers advice in the International Student Barometer Survey 2018* (410 students participated). 

Our alumni work at organisations such as 22cans, ADP, Aston Martin, the BBC, British Aerospace, Delta Airlines, Disney, the Ford Motor Company, Framestore, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Johnson Matthey, Microsoft, the NHS, Raleigh UK, Rolls-Royce, TEAGUE, Total, the United States Air Force Research Lab and Vodafone.

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Student services

At Teesside University, we do everything we can to help you adapt quickly to new life in a new country, and to make you feel at home. We offer many services and activities which will help you to make friends and become part of the University community.

Teesside University is ranked 1 of 199 world universities for overall satisfaction with support in the International Student Barometer 2018* (410 students participated). International students looking for help in matters regarding visas, immigration, work permits, funding study, residency and settling can talk to the specialist international advisers on campus. 

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Housing services

Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for accommodation condition in the International Student Barometer 2018* (410 students participated). We guarantee to help international students who apply before 1 September of the year they start with affordable student housing close to the University.

We offer some of best-value University-owned accommodation in the UK, located on campus or very close by. Get involved in university life and make friends by participating in activities organised by your hall such as sports and social events.

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Library services

Our £7m library is a modern technology-enabled environment; open 24/7 with spaces for group learning, quiet and silent study. It is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities in the International Student Barometer 2018* (410 students participated).

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ICT services

Enjoy technology that meets your needs, from Macs for high-end design to hi-tech workstations for complex visualisation and software development, and over 2,700 workstations on campus. 

Medical services

Student Centre, on campus, provides a full range of individual support services and advice. Healthcare providers are a short walk from campus and you can register with a local doctor at our orientation event. 

Student Life

Campus life

Our campus is located in a multicultural town centre, with University buildings, accommodation and facilities within walking distance. We have invested over £270m   to create new, modern teaching facilities, and a safe and friendly place for you to focus on your study.

We are investing an additional £300m to further enhance the experience of students, staff and partners. 

Our Welcome & Orientation event will provide you with essential and useful information to help you settle into university life and familiarize yourself with the campus. The event forms a valuable part of the student experience. 

*More information available on university website

Sports facilities

We have superb facilities for sport and wellbeing on campus and nearby. Our Olympia building houses top-of-the-range sport and exercise labs, a temperature-controlled environmental chamber, 500-spectator sports hall for major tournaments, floodlit artificial turf pitch and a climbing wall. The £2.75m health and fitness suite includes the latest cardiovascular and resistance fitness equipment, free weights areas, a sprint track, multi-purpose studios, sauna and a specialist treatment area. 

Student clubs

Joining a club or society will help students to make friends quickly, meeting people from different parts of the UK and from around the world with similar interests and sharing new experiences together. Teesside University is ranked 1 of 44 UK universities for social activities in the International Student Barometer 2018* (410 students participated).

At our Students’ Union you will find multi-award-winning social spaces, places to eat, support and advice services, sports clubs and societies. There is also a job service to help you find part-time work. 

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  • Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • British Psychological Society 
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • British Computer Society 
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists

Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom

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