UCL Mechanical Engineering Society (MechEng)

The UCL MES was founded in 2012, a society run by students for students. The MES has the aim to connect mechanical engineering students with industry. We want to ensure that mechanical engineering students are provided with the skills and opportunities needed to make a positive change in the world they live in. Today, the MES has over...

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Members typically study

  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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Our Department was the first Mechanical Engineering Department in the UK, founded in 1847.
We have over 500 members, and our university has students from more than 140 nationalities.
From starting off in 2012, we have grown into a strong committee of 21 members.
We represent UCL and the UK every year at the European Mechanical Engineering Student Council Conference.
The UCL MES society has free membership for all Mechanical engineering students.

Recent Projects

F1 in Schools UCL competition & Mentorship Volunteering

Students competing in F1 in Schools follow the same processes real Formula One teams follow, from an initial business plan, through to their own car design. Students use Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, data analysis using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and Computerised Numerical Control (CNC) machinery to manufacture their...

UCL Racing

UCLR is made up of four teams that compete in different worldwide events. The competitions cover a variety of engineering challenges that put our knowledge to the test. As a racing team we hope to compete in more events with a growing range of competitions available. Our team’s origins started in Formula Student and we...