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School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Student and Alumni profiles

Current students

Charlie WincklerCharlie Winckler
MEng Electronic Engineering

"The number and variety of projects that you undertake gives you a lot to talk about at technical interviews. You can make some really interesting projects on the course, which people always find interesting."

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Helena BisbyHelena Bisby
BSc Music, Multimedia and Electronics

"I feel that this degree has equipped me with the knowledge and skills to pursue a number of different career paths, from work in the music industry to electronic engineering."

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Oliver PeelOliver Peel
MEng Electronic Engineering

"There have been many highlights throughout my degree but one of the most exciting things was my third year group project. My team designed a high-tech 3D persistence of vision globe which made it onto the discovery channel!"

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Nesma Al-ShaikhlyNesma Al-Shaikhly
BEng Electronics and Nanotechnology

"The best part of my course is that you get to be taught by real leaders in their field. We get access to state-of-the-art equipment and have a large computer cluster, where each computer has an oscilloscope and signal generator".

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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.

William CoventryWilliam Coventry
MEng Electronics and Nanotechnology
Industrial placement year at CERN

“My industrial placement was at CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider. I have been working in the Beams Department of the Beam Instrumentation Group."

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Stephen Agyeman-KumaStephen Agyeman-Kuma
BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Industrial placement year at Siemens Rail-IT

“I was involved in the design stage for the £36 million Crossrail control and monitoring system assisting other engineers in producing the system architecture drawings."

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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.

Faith BatemanFaith Bateman
MEng Electronic & Electrical Engineering

"The university has strong links with industry and thanks to this I obtained a summer placement with Ultra Electronics in London after my 2nd year. This experience gave me a taste of what a career in engineering would be like."

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James YorkeJames Yorke
MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering

"There are not many other courses you can study at university that really broaden your horizons after graduation, but this is one of them. Your career path is absolutely not limited!"

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Tommy YipTommy Yip
MEng Mechatronics and Robotics

"My placement year was a great experience for me, it gave me a taste of the working environment in a global company and helped me understand the importance of team-work."

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James HarttJames Hartt
BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering

"Without the iOS modules and taking my third year project in Apple technology I simply wouldn't be where I am today. Having the freedom at Uni is where my foundation was built and I've been able to expand pretty quickly thereafter."

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Jim SykesJim Sykes
MEng Mechatronics and Robotics

"As I’ve progressed through University, I’ve become increasingly aware of the sense of community among staff and students in Engineering, which creates a really great working atmosphere."

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