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Student and Alumni profiles

Melissa HuangMelissa Huang
MEng Chemical Engineering

"Leeds has great links with industry and the Careers Centre and Faculty Employability Team were fantastic in helping me work towards my placement role at Cummins Turbo Technologies."

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Michelle AkureMichelle Akure
MEng Chemical Engineering

"The support system in the University is amazing. You can email your lecturers with questions and receive responses quickly. There’s always access to advice and counselling on whatever areas you might need help with."

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All our degrees allow you to undertake a placement year as part of your degree. On successfully completing your placement, you will be awarded the ‘industrial’ variant in your degree title to demonstrate your unique expertise to future employers.

aidan-radfordAidan Radford
MEng Chemical Engineering (Industrial)

Industrial placement year at British Sugar

"Most of all I wanted to improve my employability prospects for the future, but I also wanted to take a break from academic study."

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Chris-MouldChris Mould
MEng Chemical and Nuclear Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Sellafield Ltd

"My primary role was to forecast effluent discharges using our bespoke model, ensuring information was accurate and up to date."

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We aim to maintain strong links with our alumni and encourage all our former students to stay involved with the School. The main way to stay in touch is through Leeds alumni online, which has 30,000 members and counting.

rachel-ramskillRachel Ramskill
MEng Chemical Engineering
Technologist at Essar Oil UK

"Completing my degree at the University provided me with a strong technical skill-set that I can apply to solve real-life problems.

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