University of Sheffield students launch UK record-breaking rocket in 2019
Students from Team SunrIde make history in prestigous amateur high-powered rocket competition, Spaceport America Cup.
Sheffield Formula Racing build their own race car for Silverstone formula racing competition
Students in the Sheffield Formula Racing team have dedicated the past 10 months to building a racing car alongside their university degree
New research hub to put UK at the forefront of electrical revolution
The hub has received £28m of investment, underpinned by a £10m award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and funding from industrial partners including Rolls Royce, Airbus, Siemens Gamesa, GKN Aerospace, McLaren and Dyson and the University partners.
SunrIde team successfully launch rocket ‘AMY’ & win prestigious Spaceport America Cup Prize
A group of students, including students from Aerospace Engineering, have received international acclaim after their rocket won a Spaceport America Cup prize.
Sheffield students venture out of this world to capture shots of the sun
Aerospace Engineering students have been part of an innovative project to successfully launch a self-made telescope 25km into space and capture images of the Sun.
Boeing begins construction on its first European production facility in Sheffield
Leading aerospace company Boeing have ceremonially broken ground at the site of its new manufacturing facility. Boeing Sheffield will manufacture key components for Boeing’s Next-Generation 737, 737 MAX and 777 aeroplanes.
Aerospace Engineering student, Ghai Siung Chong, talks to UCAS Online about being an overseas student in the UK
"I have always wanted to be an astronaut, and that has not changed at all! I have found friendships, adventures, cultures, opportunities and now, my second home, all here in the UK."
Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre achieves step change in the capabilities of robots for the UK aerospace sector
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing has completed on a £850,000 project to give the UK aerospace sector a unique capability for high accuracy robotic machining.
First Briton in space officially opens University of Sheffield's world-leading teaching and research building the Diamond
University of Sheffield alumna and the first Briton to go into space, Dr Helen Sharman OBE, has officially opened The Diamond - the University’s newest world-class teaching and research facility.
Sheffield’s titanium revolution to meet tomorrow’s aerospace manufacturing needs
Director of Aerospace Engineering, Dr Martin Jackson, explains how his research team is shaping the future of titanium alloy processing.
University of Sheffield's AMRC named Boeing Supplier of the Year
The University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) received international recognition for its outstanding research and development as it was named a Supplier of the Year by The Boeing Company.
Student takes part in European Space Agency's Fly a Rocket programme
Second year Aerospace Engineering student, Ben Schofield, is one of just 20 students chosen to take part in an exciting programme run by the European Space Agency.
Students vote University of Sheffield top of Russell Group and third best university nationally
The University of Sheffield has been voted number one in the Russell Group and third best university nationally, with its Students' Union voted best in the UK for the ninth year in a row by the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017.
Comment: Why Boeing chose Sheffield
As Boeing announces its first manufacturing facility in Europe, President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Keith Burnett explains how we got here and what it means for the UK.
Boeing comes to Sheffield
In a move cementing Sheffield's advanced manufacturing reputation, the world's leading aerospace company, Boeing, has announced it is building its first European manufacturing facility in the region. Director of Aerospace Engineering, Dr Martin Jackson, had this to say about the annnouncement:
"This is an exciting development for the aerospace industry as a whole, and for our students here in Sheffield. We already have strong links with Boeing and we look forward to building on this to further enhance our curriculum and continue to give our graduates the skills they need to succeed in industry."
Diamond Jubilee scholarship
Outstanding first year Aerospace Engineering student, Myrtle Easter, has been awarded the Institution of Engineering and Technology's (IET) Diamond Jubilee Scholarship.
The Guardian student competition winner
Fourth year Aerospace Engineering student, Liam Mullen, has won the Guardian's Journey of the Future competition for his innovative idea to use virtual reality technology to clear the UK's busy roads.