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Yes We Did!

Yes We Did!

Posted on March 9, 2017 in Events, News, Yes We Can! Kids Books

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…

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Celebrate International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women's Day

Posted on February 17, 2017 in Events, News, Yes We Can! Kids Books

...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,…

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Calling primary school teachers

Calling primary school teachers

Posted on January 27, 2017 in Events, News, Yes We Can! Kids Books

... 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…

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Yay! 2016 bursary winners

Yay! 2016 bursary winners

Posted on November 19, 2016 in News, WEST Bursary

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…

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12 ALCOA bursaries!

12 ALCOA bursaries!

Posted on November 19, 2016 in Events, News, WEST Bursary

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…

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Electrical jobs for the girls

Electrical jobs for the girls

Posted on November 19, 2016 in News

We've been working with NICEIC (regulatory body for the electrical industry) to get more women training and working as electricians. Our work and passion to get more women into trades fits very well with NICEIC's Jobs for the Girls campaign. After successful taster days at Sheffield College, we recruited 3 keen…

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WEST free film night!

WEST free film night!

Posted on October 6, 2016 in News

MUSTANG Critically acclaimed and award winning Turkish language drama about five young sisters imprisoned by their grandmother as punishment for their perceived flirtatious behaviour, and to keep them unsullied for their future husbands. Certificate 15. "Gripping" 5 stars - The Guardian "Delivers a bracing - and thoroughly timely - message" - 98%…

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Save the date! (Friday 18 November)

Save the date! (Friday 18 November)

Posted on September 20, 2016 in News

Our annual film night is on Friday 18 November this year - and you are cordially invited. The film will start at 7pm at Sheffield Hallam University, and you're invited for drinks and nibbles beforehand too. We've had a bumper year for bursaries, so come along and find out about:…

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Free day out at Magna!

Free day out at Magna!

Posted on July 5, 2016 in News

WEST has been working closely with the Mind the Gap project - including with our partners at Sheffield College - over the last couple of years. There are still a few places at this great fun day at Magna Science Adventure Centre on Monday 11 July, including Choice of 2…

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Women’s furniture making

Women's furniture making

Posted on February 4, 2016 in News

Thinking about learning a new skill? Interested in making your own furniture? Friendly women only classes run by a skilled female tutor and staff just starting at The Sheffield College on Wednesdays, 9.30 - 3.30. Find out more Contact Anna Childs on 0114 260 2600 or anna.childs@sheffcol.ac.uk Search Furniture Making…

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