Final Year Projects Showcase

FYP Peoples Choice 2022

People's Choice Award 2021

In 2021, the annual UC Engineering Showcase of Final Year Project Posters was held in the Engineering Core from 20th October - 22nd October. This was held alongside an evening of online project presentations, from a selection of Final Year students. The People’s Choice Award continued in 2021, and attendees were able to vote online for their favourite project.

We were proud to announce the winners of the third People's Choice Award:

Project: The Automated Forming of Reamer Teeth
Sponsor: Enztec
Students: Tess van de Beuken, Kaleb McGillivray-Seaton, Luke Woodfield, Fletcher Walmsley

People's Choice Award 2020

After the success of 2019's inaugral People's Choice Award, we once again asked a select panel of judges to vote on their favourite Final Year Project. The award was announced by College Relationships and Engagement Manager, Grahame Burgess, and trophies presented by Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Jan Evans-Freeman.

We were proud to announce the winner of the second People's Choice Award to:

Project: Advanced Visualisation of the Electron Launch Vehicle
Sponsor: RocketLab - Christopher Ching and Simon Matthews
Student: Flynn Doherty

On Wednesday 16 October 2019 the annual UC Engineering Showcase of Final Year Project Posters was held in the Engineering Core.  The posters on display highlighted the high quality of projects completed during the year and the depth and breadth of innovation being carried out by our Final Year Students. Industry support for Final Year Projects was also apparent. 

Showcase Posters 2019

An overview of the posters on display at the Showcase is available to download.  

UC Engineering Final Year Project Showcase Booklet (PDF)

People's Choice Award 2019

For the first time in 2019, attendees at the Final Year Project Showcase were able to vote for their favourite project. This was very popular with attendees and fiercely competitive between some students. The award was announced by Mark Jermy, Deputy Head of Mechanical Engineering, and trophies awarded by Deputy Vice Chancellor, Ian Wright.

We were so very proud to award the first ever People’s Choice Award to:

Project: “Vibration Profiling of a rugged prosthetic hand”
Sponsor: Taska – David Lovegrove and Ross Dawson (thank you for all your support and encouragement)
Students: Keith Algar, Freya Dixon, Rebecca Lilley, and Ben McEwen

The winners of the inaugural People's Choice Award.

A special thank you to our 2020 sponsors

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