Teesside University is dynamic, energetic, and innovative. Through education enriched by research, innovation, and engagement with business and the professions, we transform lives and economies.

Teesside University is founded on a rich heritage and has invested over £270m in recent years to create a modern, vibrant campus providing a high-quality environment for students and staff.

Tees Valley is one of the country's best-kept secrets. We've got top surf, a national park on the doorstep plus unique shopping and culture, bars, and famous clubs.

We're researching actively - with an international reputation for excellence in enterprise.

Our alumni have gone on to great things - opera singer Suzannah Clarke; Marek Reichman, Design Director for Aston Martin; Deborah Dyer (singer, Skin); Roger Shannon, Cannes award-winning film producer.

The university was established in 1930 and was officially opened as Constantine Technical College to support Middlesbrough's booming engineering and shipping industries. It became a polytechnic in 1969 and then one of the 14 new universities approved by the Privy Council in 1992. It is now a thriving institution with five academic schools and has invested £275 million into its campus master plan to create modern and vibrant facilities. The university has also been recognized for its commitment to social diversity, social mobility, and widening participation, being named the University of the Year for Social Inclusion in 2022. Additionally, its expertise across three core Research Grand Challenge themes has allowed it to make major contributions to businesses, industry, and the economy.

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