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Short List Announced - Constructing Excellence in Yorkshire and Humber Awards (CEYH) 2019

Organised by our school CEYH Awards focuses attention on some of the most important issues in the construction sector. They recognise the very best companies, collaborations and projects sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better ways of working that deliver outstanding results.

Map of Tetley Brewery site

Quantity Surveying - working with industry partners to provide real life experiences

As part of their final year studies, the quantity surveying students have been presenting their concepts, cost forecasts and recommendations for the development of the Tetley Brewery site in Leeds.

Canopy Housing

Canopy Housing – Human Geography Work Placement

Second Year Human Geography Student Orla Carr spent her work placement with housing charity Canopy – find out how she got on.

Leeds Beckett University Orla Carr
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Civil Engineering Placement Experiences with Curtins

3rd Year BEng student Daniel Gordon talks about his experiences on placement.

Leeds Beckett University Daniel Gordon

Speed Networking Placement Session 2019

On 10 April, the first Placements Networking event for the School of Built Environment and Engineering took place. The Gateway provided the venue and, with six employers on site and around 25 second-year students in attendance, it was a lively afternoon. 

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A Society Run by Students for our Students

Societies are a quintessential part of being a student they provide an opportunity to build friendships and professional networks, as well as hone the skills required so that our fellow students are in that key position for successfully obtaining a graduate role in industry straight from university.

Leeds Beckett University Daniel Gordon

Bridge Building at "Give Construction A Try" event

Staff from our Civil Engineering subject group joined over 40 facilitators at the "Give Construction A Try" event on 20 March 2019.

Dr Ash Ahmed pictured third from the right.

Research and Education Awards for Civil Engineering Academics from the Institution of Civil Engineers

Two members of our academic team from the Civil Engineering subject area were recognised at the annual Institution of Civil Engineering Yorkshire & Humber awards.

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The Future is Bright... The Future is Offsite?

Lee Wilkinson from PwC and Liz Schofield from the School of Built Environment explore the rise of offsite construction as a challenge to traditional construction models and ask whether it can really deliver all it promises?

Sophie Jennison Architecture Student

How can we ensure that the right skills are identified, supported and developed in education?

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March 2019, I was asked to join an Industry Skills Panel Discussion organised by Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber, based at Leeds Beckett University, and delivered in partnership with Shulmans LLP.

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