Our reputation

Top 100 university for Civil and Structural Engineering - QS World University Rankings by subject 2019

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Our reputation

Top 5 in the UK

We're ranked 2nd in the Guardian university league tables 2019

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Top 5 in the UK

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water-WISER

Fully-funded PhD places in developing water and waste infrastructure systems engineered for resilience

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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water-WISER
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The School of Civil Engineering is globally renowned for its teaching, research and engagement with industry and government. We’re one of the largest and longest established Civil Engineering schools in the UK with just over 650 students from over 70 countries studying with us.

Research and innovation

Research in the School of Civil Engineering contributes to delivering the infrastructure that we all rely on in everyday life. We have an ethos of working at the interfaces with other disciplines to tackle key societal and technical challenges, and our research has an impact at a global scale. 

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Large-scale research plans for engineering and technology

Leeds City Council’s Plans Panel has given the green light to support the…

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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water and Waste Infrastructure Systems Engineered for Resilience

We are delighted to announce the launch of our EPSRC Centre for Doctoral…

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Preserving Cultural Heritage at risk and Sustainable Development in Jordan

Leeds researchers are leading an international collaboration to develop new…

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Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics launch – watch the talks online

The Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) is celebrating a successful…

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A celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics serving Leeds, West Yorkshire and beyond, organised by the University of Leeds and partners across the city.

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TALENT Show and TEL

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Explore a world of robotics, view a performance by BBC One Show’s resident scientist, discover more about the microbial world inside your body and more at our afternoon of family-friendly activities.

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Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at Leeds.

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We have an expert team within the Faculty of Engineering, which supports our academics to exchange vital knowledge and experience with industry and other organisations.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented engineering and computing students through a free end-to-end, managed recruitment service.

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We have a strong commitment to supporting women in engineering and computing and this is reflected in the number of female academics and students working and studying within the Faculty of Engineering.

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Throughout the year we organise and deliver events and activities that highlight the range of subjects and careers within the fascinating world of engineering and computing

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