Queen’s University, Belfast, joins the UKESF
The UKESF is delighted to welcome Queen’s University, Belfast, to the Scholarship Scheme. The addition of Northern Ireland’s only Russell Group university means that the UKESF is now truly covering the whole of the UK, partnering with a total of 22 leading academic institutions nationwide. As the scholarship programme continues to expand, company sponsors are able to connect with even more high quality students.
“It is great to finally have Queen’s as a UKESF partner university. Their School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has some fantastic facilities, they are undertaking cutting-edge research and they have a large number of undergraduates, so they are a most welcome addition to our network.”
The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen’s University has been awarded the royally sealed Regius Professorship for its pioneering work in the field of cyber security. Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Queen’s is ranked in the Top 10 in the UK for research, with 93% of research rated as either ‘World-leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’. Students benefit from a research-led education and the opportunity to undertake final-year projects related to cutting-edge technologies.
“At Queen’s University, Belfast, we have had a strong reputation in producing highly practical engineers who can directly engage with industry. We have long recognised the importance of electronic systems and value the interaction with companies. The UKESF Scholarship Scheme is therefore ideally suited to expose our students to sponsorship opportunities.”