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

Self-repairing cities

Leeds' research into new technology that could radically change the way roads are repaired has been shortlisted at the TechFest Awards

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Self-repairing cities

Leeds' high speed rail institute

Plans have moved forward after West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee backed a £13m investment

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Leeds' high speed rail institute
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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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Rebuilding Kerala for a resilient future

During a UK-India workshop on rebuilding Kerala post-floods, figures from…

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Nexus joins forces with KPMG

Nexus has joined forces with one of the world’s leading professional…

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Investment in Leeds’ high speed rail institute

Plans for the University’s new high speed rail research and development…

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New eye-catching scientific sculpture

A dramatic sculpture honouring revolutionary science will be in a prominent…

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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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