Student Experience

Our aim is to deliver an outstanding student experience for all of our students, this requires well-designed academic courses, first rate lectures and a culture which enables students to thrive throughout their time with us.

As the Guardian newspaper commented in their 2011 University Guide "universities that put students first come top" and that sums up our commitment to providing a memborable student experience for each of you.

Awards such as:

  • "Student Experience Winner 2010 - Times Higher Education"
  • "Best New University in the North East - Guardian University Guide 2012"
  • "Number 1 Psychology Department in the UK for Teaching Excellence - Sunday Times University Guide 2012"

make us proud of the national reputation we have won because of the outstanding student experience we can offer people from all countries, of all ages, full-time and part-time.