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Inquest rules Teesside University student's death was accidental

A coroner in Cumbria has returned a verdict of accidental death on Teesside University student Matthew Jordan.

The 20-year-old's body was found almost three weeks after falling into a beck leading into Windermere last year.

Matthew Jordan Credit: ITV News

He was trying to walk back to his bed and breakfast accommodation after he'd been out drinking.

Matthew had been visiting Bowness with friends in March 2014 when he became separated from them.

Teesside University to spend £6m on 'futuristic' building

Plans for the new building Credit: Teesside University

Teesside University is to spend £6m on its science and engineering department, which it says will make the building "futuristic".

Money will be spent upgrading its laboratories. Among the new equipment will be a flight simulator for aerospace engineering students.

Plans include a flight simulator for aerospace engineering students Credit: Teesside University

Work starts on university flagship development

Work has begun on a new £20m teaching centre at Teesside University.

The turf-cutting ceremony took place this morning at the Middlesbrough campus.

Turf-cutting ceremony at Teesside University. Credit: ITV News
Artist's impression of what the new building will look like. Credit: Teesside University

The building new will include a 200-seat lecture theatre, and is designed to be energy-efficient.

The university has spent over £200m developing the Teesside campus in recent years.

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