Industry turns out in support of Faculty of Engineering students at graduation
22 July 2013
The Faculty of Engineering joined in with the rest of the University of Bristol last week to celebrate student success at the undergraduate graduation ceremonies.
Professor Nishan Canagarajah, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, said: “I would like to congratulate all winners and I am delighted to see so many companies joining us at graduation to help celebrate success by awarding prizes. This investment demonstrates the high level of interest and regard that engineering and technology companies hold for Faculty students.”
The University’s Faculty of Engineering has a long history of engaging productively with industry and this on-going work will ensure that the Faculty remains at the cutting edge of industrially relevant research and education.
"As a partner of the University of Bristol, Boeing congratulates the students from the Faculty of Engineering on their final year project. This year Boeing celebrates 75 years of partnership with the UK, which includes the fields of education, research and development and we are proud to support the work that the University of Bristol does in the areas of engineering and computer sciences. We are committed to supporting the development of home-grown UK engineering talent and we wish all the students the very best of luck in the future," commented Shamma Musthapha, Systems Engineering Manager, Boeing Defence UK, after presenting Boeing sponsored prizes to graduating Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Aerospace Engineering students.
Companies who sponsored the prizes included: Arup, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bechtel, Boeing, Crown Packaging, Deloitte, Detica, Emerson Control Techniques, GE, GKN, Hays, Infineon, Mubaloo, Reaction Engines, Renishaw, Sequans, SN Systems, Texas Instruments, Toshiba and XMOS, as well as representatives from some of the relevant professional bodies including the Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and many attended the graduation ceremonies to present the prizes to the students.
Further informationAbout the Industrial Liaison Office
The Industrial Liaison Office manages and develops relationships with the Faculty of Engineering's many industrial partners across a range of activities.
If you would like your company to get involved in working with the Faculty, please contact John McWilliams, Industrial Liaison Manager on email email@example.com