Engineering/Built Environment Networking event success

What a fantastic evening! A great turnout by students, staff and speakers contributed to a really enjoyable and successful evening.  Our Connect Student Champion Nicola Wright wrote: The networking event was very interesting and better still, good fun. Professional women from different backgrounds attended and spoke with us, giving us …

Great turn out at our Connect Lunch!

As ever, we had a fantastic turnout from both staff and students at our beginning of trimester Connect lunch.  It’s always lovely to see so many attendees and hopefully everyone got a lot out of it.  Our Connect Student Champion Nicola Wright commented: The connect welcome lunch is a fantastic …

2015 WES Student Conference

2015 Student Conference WES Student Conference 2015The WES 2015 Student Conference will be held in November at the Aston University Conference Centre. Friday 20th – Saturday 21st November 2015 Aston University 2015 Engineering Inspiration – the 7th annual WES student conference – brings together over 150 students and engineers to celebrate …

Meet the new Interconnect/Connect Student Champions

I am delighted to be able to announce the details of the new Interconnect/Connect Student Champions. After application and interview the successful students are as follows: School of Computing Tracey Binnie has come back as our Student Champion for the School of Computing for 2015/16!  She is looking forward to supporting and networking with her …

National Women in Engineering day 2015 – interview with 3 influential women in engineering

To celebrate National Women in Engineering day this year (23rd June), the well known job website s1 Jobs, have blogged about 3 prominent women in engineering.  These articles are both interesting and relevant and definitely a worthwhile read: http://www.s1jobs.com/blog/influential-women-in-engineering/   Le gain aux machines à disposition du joueur n’a même …

Starting Conversations: Questions of Gender

As part of our role as student ambassadors for Edinburgh Napier University’s Connect Network, we (Frances Ryan and Melanie Robinson) have spent a bit of time in the foyer at the Merchiston campus trying to get people talking about women in STEM. Last week, we decided to use our time …