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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Heritage building skills programme apprenticeships

March 27, 2024

Heritage Building Skills has three apprenticeships available in Building Conservation, a Thatching Trainee and a stained glass trainee. You must be fast the closing date is Sunday 14th April!

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WEST is looking for female role models!

WEST is looking for female role models!

March 5, 2024

WEST is looking for female role models to inspire and inform young people about the wide range of careers in sound / acoustics. We are working with the UKAN+ Project…

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Saturday 15 July 2-4pm Sheffield Millennium Gallery - Meet Women in Trades

July 12, 2023

Gwenda’s Garage & feminist activism in 80s in Sheffield Come and see the displays and hear from women who have worked in non-traditional trades and careers, including two of Trustees…

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2023 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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