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School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Student and Alumni profiles

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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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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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.

William CoventryWilliam Coventry
MEng Electronics and Nanotechnology (Industrial)
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)
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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Naim Mohammed thumbnailNaim Mohammed
MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Jaguar Land Rover

"I can safely say that I got what I hoped for from this experience. Additionally, I feel like I have gained some good contacts, which is something I didn't expect."

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Thomas MorrisThomas Morris
BSc Music, Multimedia and Electronics (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Dolby

“I was keen to take a year in industry because I wanted the chance to experience what it is that professionals in the audio industry have to deal with on a daily basis."

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Tommy YipTommy Yip
MEng Mechatronics and Robotics (Industrial)

Industrial placement year at Arup

"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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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.

Faith BatemanFaith Bateman
MEng Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Undertaking a PhD

"The university has strong links with industry and thanks to this I obtained a summer placement with Ultra Electronics in London. "

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James HarttJames Hartt
BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Senior Contract iOS Developer at Betfair

"Without the iOS modules and taking my third year project in Apple technology I simply wouldn't be where I am today."

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Jim SykesJim Sykes
MEng Mechatronics and Robotics

Instrumentation Engineer at MicroLab Devices Ltd

"The sense of community among staff and students in Engineering creates a really great working atmosphere."

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