Northern study at Teesside University

Teesside University is in the heart of Middlesbrough, just north of the North York Moors and a few minutes from the east coast. With a fine reputation for research, a ranking as one of the top 20 places in the world to study animation, and a rating in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, it’s no wonder this is a popular place to come and learn. Middlesbrough itself is one of the north’s best kept secrets with a vibrant culture and proximity to the wide open sandy beaches of the north-east.

What to do and see in Middlesbrough

Football fans will enjoy a trip to Riverside Stadium, home to Middlesbrough Football Club since 1995. Only minutes from the university is the Tees Barrage International White Water Rafting Centre offering all sorts of water-related fun for those who don’t mind getting thoroughly wet. Middlesbrough Town Hall is well worth a visit and hosts some top comedy names, or if you prefer a quiet nosey round the shops head to Baker Street for independent stores. The coast is also just a short trip away, with the resort of Redcar boasting a fine beach. Walk up Redcar Beacon to admire the sea views.

The delights of Durham

The beautiful city of Durham is only a 40-minute drive away. Explore the steep winding streets in the city centre and admire the stunning cathedral. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Teesside University? Travelodge Middlesbrough Hotel’s your best bet or be Near the sea at Travelodge Hartlepool Marina Hotel.