Employer Showcase

Welcome to the employer showcase section of our website. Here some of our employer partners discuss the projects they are working on with our students and explain why they are working with UTC Leeds:

Meet Siemens

We recently caught up with Richard Durham, who is Production, Projects and Quality Manager at Siemens Mechanical Drives in Leeds, a longstanding partner of UTC Leeds. Siemens is a global engineering and advanced technologies company covering many exciting areas of development from automotive to construction and healthcare.

We asked Richard about why Siemens has chosen to work with the UTC, what kinds of activities are happening and the impact that is having both on Siemens and the UTC students.

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Sound Leisure is a Leeds-based manufacturer mostly known for building classic juke boxes – one of only two traditional jukebox manufacturers in the world and the only company in the world to produce a vinyl-playing jukebox. The company has supported UTC Leeds since it was first proposed and has developed a strong partnership with the hi-tech 14-19 school. Support comes right from the top with the involvement of Managing Director, Chris Black.

We caught up with Chris at the launch of a week-long festival of science and technology at the UTC, which Sound Leisure helped to sponsor. 

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