What happens on graduation day?

Graduation day is a special day for university students. It’s a day to celebrate all the hard work that’s led to your academic achievement and marks the end of your university journey (for now, at least!). To make sure you get the most out of your day, it’s important to be prepared. In this blog, … Continue reading “What happens on graduation day?”

What’s on in Teesside this April

Hello spring! Exciting things are blooming across Teesside this April. We’ve pulled together our top picks of events and activities for this month that are bound to give you a great start to the new season. Deer Park at Raby Castle With 200 acres of lush green parkland to explore, Raby Castle provides an enchanting … Continue reading “What’s on in Teesside this April”

Top tips for studying during Ramadan

Ramadan takes place on the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and is one of the holiest months of the year for Muslims. It’s a time for spiritual reflection, worship and fasting from sunrise to sunset. This year Ramadan is expected to begin on Sunday 10 March, depending on the sighting of the moon, and … Continue reading “Top tips for studying during Ramadan”

6 ways to spread joy on Random Acts of Kindness Day

Each year, Random Acts of Kindness Day gives us an opportunity to reflect. Whether that’s focusing on what we’re already doing, or what more we could do, it’s an important day to spread positivity while inspiring others to do the same. We often see generous acts of kindness on social media platforms like TikTok and … Continue reading “6 ways to spread joy on Random Acts of Kindness Day”

Celebrating Valentine’s Day on a student budget

When Valentine’s Day rolls around, we can put pressure on ourselves to show how much someone means to us with extravagant gestures. But the truth is, romance doesn’t have to break the bank. Here’s just a few ideas for a fun and memorable date night that won’t leave you feeling anxious to check your bank … Continue reading “Celebrating Valentine’s Day on a student budget”

Talking Business: Secreto Scoff

Our region is full of inspiring and thriving start-ups. In fact, Middlesbrough was named one of the best places in the UK to launch a new business. Talking Business is our new feature that will shine a light on some of Teesside’s fantastic local companies. We’ll be celebrating the people and potential our little part of the … Continue reading “Talking Business: Secreto Scoff”

Is breakfast really that important?

At some point or other you’ve probably heard someone tell you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but is that actually true? Read on for some of the benefits of breakfast that might surprise you, and find out about a free programme that emphasises the importance of breakfast for students run … Continue reading “Is breakfast really that important?”

The queer role model I wish I had

BA (Hons) Comics and Graphic Novels student Allison Rosewood was the winner of Teesside University’s creative writing competition during LGBTQ+ History Month. We’re delighted to share this important and insightful piece, where Allison emotionally recounts her own transgender experiences and highlights the lack of transgender role models during her journey and the impact this had. … Continue reading “The queer role model I wish I had”

Life as a dental student: Treating my first patient

Having spent weeks peering for second year students on the student dental clinic, dental hygiene student and committee helper for Teesside University’s Dental Society, Christy Olsen, found herself pining to get started on her own clinical journey on the first day of her second year at uni. Guest blog: Christy Olsen, Dental Hygiene student Christy … Continue reading “Life as a dental student: Treating my first patient”