Teesside University

About the university

Consistently in the top four in the UK for overall average international student satisfaction (International Student Barometer 2008-10) Teesside University has a rich past which spans over 80 years. It dates back to 1929 with the opening of Constantine College and finally becoming a university in 1992. It has since been named University of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards 2009), Outstanding Employer Engagement Initiative (Times Higher Education Awards 2009) and was a finalist for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award 2010. It has invested £130 million on its friendly town campus at the heart of Middlesbrough and has an international reputation for excellence in enterprise.

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Key information

Locations Accomodation Facilities Key attractions
Tees Valley

King Edward’s Square

£77 per week – single room

£52.50 per week – double room, sharing

King Edward's Square is set around a central garden right on campus. The 15 houses are close to the University entrance - handy for lectures, the library and the Students' Union as well as the town centre.

Woodlands Halls

£90 per week – single room with en suite

Woodlands halls offers en-suite accommodation for those who want their own private bathroom facilities.

There are seven individual halls grouped together as a community with 36 students in each. Within each hall you are grouped in smaller clusters of six and share cooking and dining facilities.

Parkside Hall

£77 per week – single room with washbasin

£52.50 per week – double room with washbasin, sharing

Parkside hall is set on the southern edge of the campus facing Middlesbrough's town park - Albert Park. It has single main entrance leading to all rooms and has 24 hour caretaking cover.

Parkside House and Flats

£77 per week – single room

Parkside houses and flats are on the southern edge of the campus close to Middlesbrough's town park - Albert Park.

  • Library with IT and multimedia services
  • 500 spectator sports hall, squash courts and an all-weather Astroturf pitch
  • Award winning Students’ Union
  • 6 cafes and restaurants located around campus
  • Students’ Union shop 

Teesside University is based in Middlesbrough, in the heart of the North of England. Enjoy the local beauty, countryside and historic towns. The university is surrounded by a wonderful coastline. Saltburn-by-the- Sea is close to Middlesbrough, with great architecture and good surfing, and the nearby town of Whitby is a pretty fishing port.

Nearby attractions include:

River Tees Watersports Centre 2.5 miles
Stockton Town 6.1 miles
Preston Park Museum and Grounds 6.2 miles
Hartlepool Marina 10.5 miles

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