YES WE CAN!

WEST is a small charity with a big aim: to inspire girls and women to study and work in non-traditional trades and careers like engineering.

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Posters

WEST works with brilliant role models to change perceptions about what girls and women can do.

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Annual Bursaries

WEST gives annual bursaries to women training in non-traditional trades in the Sheffield area!

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Kids Books

WEST has produced two FREE activity books aimed at girls and boys aged 7-9.

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2022 WEST bursaries

June 6, 2022

Girls and women! Studying or training for a job in science, technology, engineering or the built environment? Want up to £500 to help you out? Then apply for a WEST…

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WEST Free Filmnight is back! Come and join us on April 27 2022

WEST Free Filmnight is back! Come and join us on April 27 2022

March 21, 2022

WEST Free Filmnight and Awards Evening Sheffield Hallam University Cantor Building, Room 9160 Arundel Street Sheffield S1 4RE Wednesday April 27th 2022 Drinks and refreshments &networking from 5pm Awards and…

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Carterknowle Juniors – Pyramid Slingshots

Carterknowle Juniors - Pyramid Slingshots

December 9, 2020

We visited Carterknowle Junior school in November, taking a female STEM volunteer from the Sheffield Hallam University Mechanical Engineering course to work with their Y5’s, informing them what WEST does…

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New Primary Outreach Activities

New Primary Outreach Activities

November 9, 2020

On the 2nd November we took a female STEM volunteer from the Sheffield Hallam University Aerospace Engineering course into Limpsfield school to work with their Y5’s, informing them what WEST…

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2020 WEST Bursaries Postponed

May 6, 2020

Due to the Covid19 lockdown and with colleges and schools closed, WEST has no option but to postpone bursary applications for this year. We will provide an update once schools…

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WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

July 8, 2019

A Great Big Thanks to all our Dancers, our Chefs, our helpers and our fantastic audience for our recent Fundraiser special. We raised over £750 for this event…the first time…

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Hope Tech trip

Hope Tech trip

June 3, 2017

A massive thanks to everyone who took part in our trip to Hope Tech –  the world leading bike components factory. Working with Sheffield College, we successfully inspired a group…

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