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Hydroelectric Dam

International Women in Engineering Day - Shape the World

I am proud of being the first female engineer in my family although by no means the first engineer, my Dad and then 4 further generations back, so you could say it is in my psyche.

3D printed robotic hand

Robot fingers point to success for Leeds Beckett engineering student

With the “rise of the robots” comes the need for talented and creative robotics engineers. Here at Leeds Beckett, we really nurture and develop these future roboticists. One such student who is, literally, in touch with our future robot friends, is George Brayshaw.

First Year Sketching Award – The Winners, Sponsored by Curtins Consulting

Sketch books of three students were chosen as being exemplary in their year group. The winning Civil Engineering students were invited to Curtins Leeds office for a working breakfast and be presented with their prizes.

The Computer Science team at an event

Promoting Data Science in Schools

Leeds Beckett Data Science Team visited Roundhay School this week to run a workshop on Data Science to Y13 students and promote our new BSc Data Science course, starting in 2020.

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Civil Engineering Apprentice wins company Values Award.

Leeds Beckett first-year Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship student, Jacob Lindley, has won Taylor Woodrow's Our Values award for delivering his own Health & Safety sessions to colleagues every day for a week.

The Future is Bright for Women in Property

Huge congratulations to three of our students, Sophie Evans (Building Surveying) and Amy McAllister (Civil Engineering) who were nominated for The Women in Property Student Award and Eunice John (Architectural Technology) for Winning The Women in Property Award for Yorkshire. 

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.

A dissertation questionnaire

YORhub Contractors Support Built Environment Student with Dissertation Projects

Seventeen of the region’s main contractors, including four SMEs, working under the YORhub group of frameworks attended a session where they discussed their personal and industry experiences of digital technologies with a view to supporting final year students with their dissertation projects.

Talking to students at the STEM careers fair

STEM Careers Fair supported by SoBEE

Notre Dame Sixth Form College host an annual STEM careers fair which showcases the wide variety of careers available in science, technology, engineering and maths.

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