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Student and Alumni profiles

Annabel DowningAnnabel Downing
MEng Architectural Engineering

President - Students' Women's Engineering Society

"The Faculty of engineering really help with your future career, with their help I have secured an industrial placement with Network Rail starting in September. "

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Meeraben MistryMeeraben Mistry
MEng Architectural Engineering (International)

"The best aspect of studying at Leeds is the support and guidance that is available to you. I have found that whenever I have had a problem there has always been someone to talk to."

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Marina GeorgievaMarina Georgieva
MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering

"I had the opportunity to apply for placements and internships advertised only for us. This is a huge advantage and as a result I am undertaking a Summer Placement with the biggest engineering consultancy - ARUP, this year."

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Agnieszka GreboszAgnieszka Grebosz
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering

"At this stage I am extremely happy with the progress that I have made; I see clearly now that I wouldn’t have achieved that if three years ago I hadn’t started my studies here, but stayed in my comfort zone."

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Ayebaemi SpiffAyebaemi Spiff
MEng Civil Engineering with Project Management

"Leeds is a very diverse city with students from all over the world. Besides the quality education attained from the University, from my experience, studying at Leeds exposes you to a variety of different cultures."

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Sophie DaySophie Day
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering
Secretary - Students' Women's Engineering Society

"The links with industry that I have gained during my degree so far have helped me to make contacts and thus gain internships and work experience."

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Henry HickmanHenry Hickman
Civil and Environmental Engineering (International)

"My time at Leeds has given me many experiences and skills that will help me to get a successfull graduate job. The range of facilities and extracurricular activities that you can get involved with is almost endless."

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Stephanie MoakesStephanie Moakes
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering

"The variety of modules available helped me experience many different aspects of the discipline and has widened my knowledge of the subject. It also helped me tailor the course to suit me, which made me feel more in control."

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Placements

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.


tammie-ashTammie Ash
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Mott MacDonald

"I’ve had the chance to work on big projects such as High Speed Two/HS2 and international projects including bridges in Georgia and Swaziland."

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steven taylorSteven Taylor
MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Groundforce Shorco

"The depth of knowledge you can gain from a year in industry is invaluable. I would definitely recommend current students to apply."

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Gareth AllenGareth Allen
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Atkins

"The depth of knowledge you can gain from a year in industry is invaluable. I would definitely recommend current students to apply."

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paul-parkesPaul Parkes
MEng Civil Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Atkins

"I’m involved in a project to model the reactor core of a nuclear power plant. The project is considered to be at the cutting edge of computational modelling."

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Alumni
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.

Emily RothwellEmily Rothwell
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering

Graduate Project Manager at Jacobs

"The course definitely helped me secure my first job. Employers are very aware of the skills and hard work you need to complete an engineering degree."

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luke-chamberlainLuke Chamberlain
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering

Graduate Civil Engineer at Tata Steel Projects

"My degree in Civil Engineering helped me to secure my first job prior to my completion of my fourth year of my MEng course."

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Janina IsaacsJanina Isaacs
MEng Architectural Engineering

Assitant Architect at Laing O'Rourke

"I was very fortunate to be a scholar on the Laing O’Rourke scheme. This meant that every summer I had the opportunity to work with them for 10 weeks."

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Robbie Williams-CrewRobbie Williams-Crew
MEng Architectural Engineering

Geotechnical Engineer at UTEC Geomarine Ltd

"With modules ranging from geotechnics to building service, the course gave me a good overview of design processes."

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MatthewMatthew Cokeham
MEng Civil Engineering with Construction Management (International)
Consultant Engineer at FM Global

"The highlight of my degree was definitely spending my third year studying at the University of Alberta, Canada."

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ashley-lloydAshley Lloyd
MEng Civil Engineering with Construction Management (International)
Civil Engineer at Jacobs

"The variation in the modules allows for a wide range of potential career options within the engineering industry."

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Jake ChanJake Chan
MEng Architectural Engineering

Graduate Engineer at AECOM

"Without a doubt, the best aspect of the course has been the architectural projects as they require you to put the theory that you've been taught in class into practice."

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student profile anastasia salemiAnastasia Salemi
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering

Graduate Engineer at Hyder Consulting

"The Integrated Design Project Module gave me the chance to understand the importance of Continued Professional Development and the ICE processes."

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andrew-manningAndrew Manning
MEng Architectural Engineering

Structural Engineer at Eastwoods and Partners

"The course offered insight into a range of design and engineering disciplines and my employers have commented on how useful my varied knowledge has been."

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