9 tips for spring cleaning a student kitchen

No matter how you frame it or how many times you do it, it’s difficult to motivate yourself to do housework – nevertheless, it needs to be done. And research shows a good spring clean can actually leave you feeling calmer, happier and more focused. It’s all about a tidy space and a tidy mind. … Continue reading “9 tips for spring cleaning a student kitchen”

Your guide to applying for a scholarship

The first time I came across the word ‘scholarship’, it was when the protagonist in an American teen movie received one, which meant they could finally study at the college they’d dreamed of since they were little. So, it’s easy to think of them as things that exist in a fictional world. But they’re actually … Continue reading “Your guide to applying for a scholarship”

6 strong women inspiring inclusion

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time to champion the women around us, recognise each other’s achievements and reflect on how we can support gender parity all year round. At Teesside University, we’re proud to be surrounded by so many incredible women who embody the theme of this year’s celebration – inspiring inclusion.  So, we … Continue reading “6 strong women inspiring inclusion”

5 successful businesses you didn’t know got a head start at Teesside University

Enrol > study > graduate > get a job. It’s the traditional route that a lot of us imagine when we think of beginning our careers after university. But, it’s not the only path. Some students and graduates want to go their own way and set up a business for themselves. And, at Teesside University, … Continue reading “5 successful businesses you didn’t know got a head start at Teesside University”

What’s the best pancake topping?

Happy Pancake Day! In the UK, we celebrate in style with pancake parties, pancake tosses and even pancake races! After all, it’s the one day of the year where these tasty treats get the love and attention they deserve. But, when it comes to the eating, your choice of dressings can be as controversial as … Continue reading “What’s the best pancake topping?”

What’s On in Middlesbrough – Christmas Edition 🎄

‘Tis the season to be busy. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. And there’s lots happening across Middlesbrough this month to help you celebrate the holiday season. Read on for our top picks of events and activities that are sure to give you, your family and your friends all the festive feels. Snowman Trail  |  1 December – 7 … Continue reading “What’s On in Middlesbrough – Christmas Edition 🎄”

Staying fit and healthy this flu season

We’re all too familiar with flu by now – fever, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, aches – and catching it can feel inevitable once the cold weather hits. So, we caught up with Occupational Health Advisor for Teesside University Andrea Campbell to learn more about her tried and tested tips for avoiding it and staying fit … Continue reading “Staying fit and healthy this flu season”

42 questions with a forensic anthropologist

Talking Teesside has launched a series in which special guests share the inside scoop on their lives and work by answering 42 questions. Hear from renowned forensic anthropologist Professor Tim Thompson, Dean of the School of Health & Life Sciences at Teesside University, in the first episode. We’ll be covering:  what skeletons can teach us … Continue reading “42 questions with a forensic anthropologist”

5 motivational studygram accounts to follow

Aaahh studygram – my Instagram happy place. It’s where stationery addicts, mind map enthusiasts and revision extraordinaires come together to share study tips, organisation advice and encouragement. And as the academic year comes to a start, and we students turn our attention to impending lectures, assessments and exams, that’s exactly what we’re looking for. So, … Continue reading “5 motivational studygram accounts to follow”