High Speed Rail

The University of Leeds launches the UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and system integration

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High Speed Rail

Our reputation

Ranked 3rd in the Guardian university league tables 2018

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Our reputation

The concrete set

The story of modern concrete begins in the city of Leeds, and continues today with extensive research conducted here in the School

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The concrete set
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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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Full speed ahead for UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and system integration

The University of Leeds is investing £10m to develop the UK’s first…

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Top 100 in the world for engineering and technology

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 has placed the…

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Researchers secure £1.5 million programme from UK’s Global Food Security

Dr Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero and Dr Julia Martin-Ortega have just been…

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Tackling drug-resistant infections

The University’s research into new ways of tackling drug-resistant…

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Our STEM Careers Fair provides a great opportunity for employers and students to engage.

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Come along to the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Day and discover the range, reach and impact of engineering and computing research taking place in the Leeds City Region.

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John Roberts, Jacobs UK, who led the engineering design team will give you the inside story of this £48m project.

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We invite you attend the Sixth International Conference on Durability of Concrete Structures (ICDCS 2018), which will be held in the Faculty of Engineering, University of 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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