Our reputation

Top 100 university for Civil and Structural Engineering – QS World University Rankings by subject 2017

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Our reputation

Transforming sanitation

Professor Barbara Evans is the co-author of a new study on relief for waste management in developing countries

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Transforming sanitation

University of the year 2017

We have been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide

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University of the year 2017
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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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Spreading the cost to transform sanitation

Developing countries struggling to cope with huge volumes of human waste may…

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2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject

Engineering at the University of Leeds has achieved excellent results for the…

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Talk to a student: Link to Leeds ambassador scheme 2017

Our Link to Leeds ambassadors are available online to share their experience…

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Engineering materials – creating prosperity

Leeds is to receive a multi-million pound share of funding for research into…

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The 12th annual Leeds Festival of Science will take place between 4 and 31 March 2017.

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Visit our campus by coming along to one of our open days, which are a great way to explore campus, view our impressive engineering facilities, and learn more about life at Leeds.

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Visit our campus by coming along to one of our open days, which are a great way to explore campus, view our impressive engineering facilities, and learn more about life at Leeds.

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We are celebrating International Women in Engineering Day in coordination with the Women's Engineering Society

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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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