The Teesside University in UK, though has a historical significance, received the University Status in 1992. It has its main campus in Middlesbrough, North London and currently has about 21,830 students enrolled in the university.
In 2013, The Teesside University was awarded "The Queens Anniversary Prize" for higher and further education. Also, in 2009, it won two awards namely, "University of the Year" and "Outstanding Employer Engagement" Initiative at the Times Higher Education awards. While in 2010, it was also awarded as the "Entrepreneurial University of the Year" Award by the same entity.
The university offers several undergraduate and Post graduate courses along with part time courses. A wide range of courses are offered from the various fields such as Computer Animation and Visual Effects, Business, Education, Law, Health and Social Care, Media and Journalism, Psychology and many courses in fine and performing arts etc. The university also offers research degrees.
The university has two campuses, the main campus in Middlesbrough while the other is in Darlington.
At the Middlesbrough campus state-of- the- art facilities for students have been created by investing over £200 million. The campus includes design and production studios, library, advanced computer labs and special building facility for the health sciences. The library itself houses 1,300 study places - 400 equipped with networked workstations.
There is a huge archive of films, 500 spectator sports hall and over 2,800 workstations under the IT and computing facilities. As the university offers course in Forensic science, special facilities are provided catering to it.
Darlington Campus is located near the east coast mainline railway station. The unique speciality of this campus is the new dental training and sports therapy centre built with £17 million.
Transport and Location
As the accommodations are made available to students on the campus or within a vicinity of the area, the students are encouraged to walk, use bicycles. Those staying far can use public transport as both the campuses are easily accessible and well connected.