Our reputation

Ranked 1st in the Guardian university league tables 2018

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Our reputation

IMechE research prize

PhD researcher Abimbola has been awarded an IMechE Mission of Tribology Research prize

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IMechE research prize

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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Link to Leeds: Speak to current students about life in Leeds

Link to Leeds is a fantastic opportunity to talk to students about life in…

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Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2017 winner donates prize money

Sikiru Mohammed, postgraduate researcher in the School of Mechanical…

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New engineering and computing PhD places part of major investment

The University is to receive £6m in funding for new PhD places, including a…

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The James Dyson Foundation STEM Challenge Cards

The James Dyson Foundation have created STEM Challenge Cards designed for…

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Professor Sanja Dogramadzi from the Bristol Robotics Lab will give an overview of their healthcare robotics portfolio that spans from surgical to assisted living robots.

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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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