Leeds student undergraduate of the year finalist
One of our students made it to the grand final for The Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award.
The excellent quality of our students was demonstrated by Shenene Jess, Civil Engineering, at this year’s Undergraduate of the Year awards. Shanene made it to the grand final for The Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award in partnership with Laing O’Rourke.
Shenene Jess studies MEng Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Leeds and was one of ten finalists in this year’s competition that took place last month. During Shenene’s application process she had to show the judges her interest in the construction industry, ability to problem solve and her ability to think critically and find better and more innovate ways of facing challenges
The TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards, the first took place in 2010 and now feature 12 prestigious awards sponsored by fantastic companies. This year’s prize is an all-expenses paid international summer placement in August, working on one of Laing O’Rourke’s overseas projects. The 2018 competition was entered by more than 3300 students from just under 200 different universities.
This year’s event was host by Rachel Riley in London, and attracted the attention of students, university academics and industrial professionals alike, all joining to celebrate the achievements for undergraduate students from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.