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Student Life at Teesside University

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At Teesside University, they do everything they can to help you adapt quickly to your new life in a new country, and to make you feel at home. They offer many services and activities which will help you to make friends and become part of the University community.  International students rank Teesside number one in the UK for overall average satisfaction (International Student Barometer Autumn 2016, 182 institutions globally, 42 in the UK).

When you arrive at Teesside University, you will have the chance to meet many students from different parts of the UK and from around the world. Joining a club or society will help you to make friends quickly as you will meet people with similar interests and share new experiences together.

Teesside's multi-award-winning Students' Union is the hub of social activity. Their Students’ Union is in the UK top 10 (National Student Survey 2016), and has been awarded Gold in the 2015 NUS Green Impact Excellence Awards.

At Teesside, you will find multi-award-winning social spaces, including our alcohol-free Love It Lounge, places to eat, support and advice services, sports clubs and Societies.

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Student Testimonials

Jing Zhao, China

BA (Hons) TV and Film Production

Coming to Teesside was one of my top choices. I knew that Teesside University had a good teaching team, as well as good facilities for my course. I also learned that Teesside University takes good care of students, especially international students.

Apart from the technical skills I learned from the university, the placement and opportunities that Teesside University offered me was most helpful for my career. I got involved in about 20 placements and made myself very useful, and I got my current job through the contacts I made during work experience. The career service and our placements and projects officer were very supportive and helpful.

I have now returned to China, and my current role is associate producer in China Intercontinental Communication Centre (CICC) and I am a researcher at Meridian Line Films in York.

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Gokul Ratakonda, India

Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

The course I study is available in about 13 universities across the UK – about six of which are in and around London. When I looked at the course content at Teesside University, I saw they teach a wide perspective here.

The curriculum is well planned and spaced out, and it really suits my needs. The fees for courses like mine are roughly the same across the UK, but the living expenses at Teesside are much more affordable, and this is very attractive.

The campus is great. I have access to the library and I love the ambiance there. Student services are wonderful. I access the services and it has been an excellent experience.

I would definitely recommend my course here at Teesside. They are experienced, they have worked as psychologists. The faculty share real life experience. This is the main difference with India.

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Last update: 26 Apr 2017