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Top 100 university for Civil and Structural Engineering – QS World University Rankings by subject 2016

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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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Leeds among UK’s top five universities targeted by employers

Students at the University of Leeds are now the fifth most targeted in the UK…

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New construction award for high achieving civil engineers

Top students on our undergraduate Civil and Structural Engineering course…

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New research network on low-energy ventilation announced

A new University of Leeds-led research network, bringing together academics…

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How infrastructure robots can keep countries efficient

Robots operating in pipes, on lamp posts, flying over power lines and on…

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The conference aims to bring together researchers, practitioners to address the structural analysis design, risk analysis and decommissioning technologies employed in the nuclear power plant.

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Sir John Armitt, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Fellow, is speaking at an event hosted by the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds.

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I am delighted to invite you to the ‘Workshop: Introducing Zero-Carbon Construction Sites (WIZCS)’ which will be running on Wednesday 8 March and Thursday 23 March 2017 at Weetwood Hall Hotel, 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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