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Heritage building skills programme apprenticeships

Posted on March 27, 2024 in News

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!

Posted on March 5, 2024 in News

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 to help widen awareness in schools about the careers relating to sound and acoustics (see below). We want to show…

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

Posted on July 12, 2023 in News

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 from WEST: Ros Wollen and Saj Parveen

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2023 WEST bursaries

Posted on June 6, 2022 in News, WEST Bursary

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…

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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

Posted on March 21, 2022 in News

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 Film at 6pm The Eagle Huntress (2016) The true story of Thirteen year old Asholpan, a Mongolian who trains to…

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Carterknowle Juniors – Pyramid Slingshots

Carterknowle Juniors - Pyramid Slingshots

Posted on December 9, 2020 in News

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 and why STEM is an important, fun and interesting subject and a possible career choice for everyone. We built pyramid…

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New Primary Outreach Activities

New Primary Outreach Activities

Posted on November 9, 2020 in News, Yes We Can! Kids Books

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 does and why STEM is an important, fun and interesting subject and a possible career choice for everyone. We devised…

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2020 WEST Bursaries Postponed

Posted on May 6, 2020 in News, WEST Bursary

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 and colleges are open again.

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WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

Posted on July 8, 2019 in Events, News, WEST Bursary

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 we have run something a bit different! Audience response was magnificent, the dancing was brilliant and everyone liked the variety…

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Hope Tech trip

Hope Tech trip

Posted on June 3, 2017 in News

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…

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