Meet our students

See what our undergraduate students have to say about studying mechanical engineering at Sheffield.

Gabi on her summer placement

I was challenged to think outside the box and apply my skills in unusual scenarios.

Gabi completed a summer placement at UKAEA

Keen to put her learning into practice Gabi completed a summer placement at the UK Atomic Energy Authority and has been invited to join their Graduate Scheme on graduation.


By pursuing an engineering course, I am on my way to bringing my ideas & designs to reality.

Chris did a placement with BMW Group at the MINI Plant, Oxford

A passion for the world of automobiles motivated Chris to study Mechanical Engineering with an industrial placement


The course is definitely challenging, but very rewarding

Fiona studied Mechanical Engineering with German

Fiona's interest in maths and physics, and enjoyment of applying logic to everyday problems, led her to Mechanical Engineering.

George working on his drone

The opportunities the university offered me, truly exceeded my expectations and prepared me for an exciting future.

George spent his Industrial Placement Year at Williams Racing

Inspired by Lego, George developed an interest in engineering as a child, and knew that he had to follow a mechanical engineering career.

Esther student profile

I became interested in mechanical engineering through my love of maths and problem-solving

Esther Mechanical Engineering MEng

Esther became interested in mechanical engineering as it combined her love of maths with problem-solving and design.


I have definitely progressed in my personal and engineering skills

Yannick Mechanical Engineering with a Year in Industry MEng

Yannick is an international student from India studying mechanical engineering at Sheffield.


I like the fact that mechanical engineering is constantly solving real-world problems

Jack Mechanical Engineering MEng

Jack has always had an interest in mechanical engineering and decided to that interest into studying a degree here at Sheffield.

Mechanical Engineering undergraduate student Jeena

What I enjoy most about studying mechanical engineering is the variety of things we can actually study

Jeena Mechanical Engineering with a Year in North America MEng

Jeena is a final year mechanical engineering student at Sheffield and she spent her third year in Canada.


I love the creative freedom we get here, and the lecturers are super supportive.

Ashvin Mechanical Engineering MEng

Ashvin is studying mechanical engineering at the University of Sheffield and is currently in his first year.


The science we learn is the science we observe everywhere

Indraneel Mechanical Engineering with a Year in Industry MEng

Indraneel has always enjoyed problem solving and so he decided to explore mechanical engineering for his degree.

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