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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.

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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Eunice John and Dr Matthew Brooke-Peat at Women in Property Awards

'Best of the Best' - Architectural Technology student wins National Women in Property Award 2019

Eunice John, a Leeds Beckett Architectural Technology student, has won the 'Best of the Best' prize in the 2019 Women in Property National Student Awards.


Why Diversity is Important

There has been a significant commitment to upgrading and strengthening the Built Environment in the UK.  This has been matched with funding promises stretching beyond 2021.  To meet this pipeline of work, it has been estimated that we need 444,000 extra Built Environment employees every year for the next five years. 

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.

Science classroom

Outreach event encourages children's interest in STEM

As part of ‘Global Week’, organised by Principal Lecturer Jenny Seavers, a team of staff from the School of Built Environment and Engineering organised a full day of outreach activities for 140 pupils from the Heworth C. E. Primary School based in York.

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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