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Cash for SHU female engineers!

21 Sep 2017

Are you a female engineering undergraduate at Sheffield Hallam University? Do you need little bit of cash to help you with your studies? Apply now for a WEST/Alcoa bursary! Small grants of up to £100 each Flexible money to pay for a range of course-related items (for example, equipment, travel, books etc) Women studying all […]

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WEST’s free film night!

05 Sep 2017

HIDDEN FIGURES (PG) – screening Thursday 23 November We are delighted to be screening the Hidden Figures – the inspiring story of three African-American women working at NASA in 1962. They were the brains behind the historic launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit – crossing gender, race and professional lines in the process. “Fun, fast-talking […]

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SHU students help WEST!

06 Jun 2017

This year’s crop of bursary winners funded by Alcoa through Sheffield Hallam University have been helping us get our message out to schools and communities. With thanks to Katrina and Kohila for their hard work at the Moor Markets during Sheffield Science Week. They were brilliant at engaging with people about their love for engineering […]

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Hope Tech trip

03 Jun 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 of female students about engineering. Four current and two former female engineering students from the Olive Grove engineering centre buddied up with five Y9 female […]

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2017 WEST bursaries

01 May 2017

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 bursary now! Flexible small grants that can pay for fees, equipment, transport and childcare For women living and training in Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Up […]

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Yes We Did!

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09 Mar 2017

Thanks to everyone who came and celebrated the launch of Yes We Can Too! Our second kids activity book is for girls and boys aged 7 – 9  and includes cartoons, puzzles, and activities built around the real life characters of the six women above (left to right): Sarah-Louise, the design engineer; Terri, the civil engineer; Aisha, […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day

17 Feb 2017

…with us this Wednesday 8 March! You are invited to the launch of our brilliant new kids’ activity book featuring six real-life and inspiring women engineers Pick up free copies of this excellent and engaging book aimed at girls and boys aged 7 – 9 Meet Terri the Civil Engineer, Aisha the Powergrid Engineer, Amanda […]

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Calling primary school teachers

27 Jan 2017

… and anyone else interested in getting girls and boys interested in engineering! You are invited to the launch of our brilliant new kids’ activity book featuring six real-life and inspiring women engineers Pick up free copies of this excellent and engaging book aimed at girls and boys aged 7 – 9 Meet Terri the […]

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Yay! 2016 bursary winners

19 Nov 2016

We are extremely chuffed to announce our bumper crop of 25 brilliant bursary winners for 2016! 11 WEST bursaries – including Ayesha Ahmed (pictured) – see their videos and read their stories 12 new bursaries to female engineering students at Sheffield Hallam University – thanks to funding from Alcoa 2 NICEIC bursaries for women to train […]

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12 ALCOA bursaries!

19 Nov 2016

A dozen female engineering students from Sheffield Hallam University received bursaries from us this year – thanks to a collaboration with SHU and funding from international engineering group Alcoa. The bursaries, which range from between £60 and £150 each, were given to 12 students in the University’s Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI). We make annual […]

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Events


WEST film and awards night >
5pm (refreshments); 6pm (film - Hidden Figures ) and awards Thursday 23 November 2017
Sheffield Hallam University, Stoddart Building, Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2ND

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