Our reputation

Ranked 1st in the Guardian university league tables 2018

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Our reputation

Honorary Degree

Professor Anne Neville has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Engineering

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Honorary Degree

Meet our students and alumni

Find out what our students and alumni think about their time at Leeds

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Meet our students and alumni
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Globally renowned for our teaching and research, the School of Mechanical Engineering is one of the leading mechanical engineering schools in the UK. The world-leading work of our four research institutes feeds directly into our teaching, which means you’ll learn about the latest developments in your field from world-class academics.

Research and innovation

We are internationally recognised for high-quality fundamental and applied research covering many aspects of Mechanical Engineering science and practice. We’re exceptionally proud that we are second in the UK for Mechanical Engineering for the quality of our research according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. 

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News and events

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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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Tackling drug-resistant infections

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

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Summer internship success for new generation of researchers

Leeds is celebrating another successful summer of mechanical engineering…

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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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The BETSE 2017 conference responds to the growing popularity of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine research and its importance in the health care sector.

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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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