University of Hull
The University of Hull has 20,000 students and hosts the Logistics Institute, which provides expertise in logistical and supply chain support, research, development, consultancy and supply of graduate level skills to the renewable sector. It also has a state-of-the-art Simulator Demonstration Centre.
Through its Centre for Adaptive Science & Sustainability (CASS), the University is developing its position as a leader in the renewable sector and the broader low carbon economy. Key to the climate change, energy and resource agendas, these sectors offer prominent opportunities, locally, regionally and globally. CASS is committed to working in close partnership with the business community.
Research and Development undertaken by the University includes:
- Design and testing of turbine bases under tidal and wave conditions
- Condition monitoring of wind turbines
- Environmental Impact Assessment and resilience of structures
- Virtual environment training development for offshore working
- Optimisation of structures and materials.
Recruitment of graduates from the University of Hull
The University of Hull offers a wide variety of mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering degrees which can be studied on full time or part time basis.
The University careers team welcome the opportunity to work with employers on their recruitment needs. There are many ways the team can support organisations in recruiting graduates, such as through placement schemes, attending careers fairs, guest lecturing, or organising assessment centres to recruit from Mech Eng courses.
The University supports the recruitment of graduates, through the provision of placements at graduate and undergraduate level, typically placements last between eight weeks and 12 weeks, however there is scope for graduates to become permanent employees.
Projects relating to your company can be built into the curriculum giving students real world insights and giving you fresh insights into your business or markets.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)
Provide assistance to companies looking to develop an innovative idea, product or service. Under the KTP a company can obtain assistance for the development of ideas from a graduate who will work for a company and be employed by the University. In addition the individual will have access to support from a leading academic from the University.
The KTP will help to transform a concept into reality as well as leaving with enhanced in-house research capability. A KTP can run for anything from 6 months to 3 years depending on the nature of the knowledge-based challenge.