Connect Welcome Lunch

Come along to a free lunch and find out what Connect events are planned for Autumn 2018 and hear from staff about the different opportunities offered this year. Also a great opportunity to meet or reconnect with academics, staff and other women STEM students.

Flexible working, the way of the future?

Flexible working offers huge advantages for employers and employees. Whether its compressing work days, flexible daily hours, or telecommuting, a flexible work pattern helps improve work-life balance, create a more inclusive workplace culture and incease engagement. Embedding a culture of flexibility helps tackle some of the issues that can prevent employees, but in …

Constructionarium Scotland

Checkout this amazing free opportunity. Constructionarium is a 3 day hands on construction experience this summer organised by Equate Scotland for women studying STEM. Attendance at this course provides an opportunity for students to develop hands on practical skills and knowledge that has real value in the Construction industry. The …

Employer Mentoring Programme for 3rd and 4th year students

Did you know that, as part of our commitment to Athena Swan, the Employer Mentoring Programme is open to any 3rd or 4th year female student studying courses in the Schools of Computing and Engineering & Built Environment? The Employer Mentoring Programme is accepting applications until Friday 7 October but …

Workshops for female high school pupils hosted by the School of Computing

When? Tuesday 11th October (prior to the Caroline Wilkinson Lecture) Where? Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus Open to female school pupils (S1-S3) and their teachers Earlier in the day from 4pm onwards the School of Computing is running workshops at Craiglockhart for female school pupils (S1-S3) and their teachers. Two …

A Lecture by Caroline Wilkinson in celebration of Ada Lovelace

Edinburgh Napier University and EQUATE Scotland are delighted to host A Lecture with Caroline Wilkinson. In this second annual Ada Lovelace Lecture, Professor Caroline Wilkinson from Liverpool John Moores University, will take us on a personal journey through her varied career which combines science with a number of disciplines; including …

Trimester 1 event list available!

There is now a list of events available on the ‘Events’ page!  I hope everyone will find something that interests them and as usual just email me if you want to attend anything. If you have any ideas of events, workplace visits, speakers you would like to hear from etc …

A Celebration of National Women in Engineering Day – 23rd June

To celebrate National Women in Engineering Day, the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier University are acknowledging the achievements of their female students, staff and alumni.  Click on a photo below to see their story:                                   Emily Alfred, Transport Scotland      Patricia Benitez, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff                               …

Fancy becoming an Interconnect Student Champion next year?

Interconnect is looking to recruit 10 student champions at colleges and universities across Scotland for the next academic year.  They are looking for two Champions within Edinburgh Napier University, one based in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment and one in the School of Computing. The student champions …

Interconnect Student Conference – be part of it

Interconnect (the Scotland wide version of Connect) are running a fantastic conference in Glasgow next week (Monday 18 April) that I would highly recommend you attending if you can! This event will bring over 150 female STEM students from colleges and universities across Scotland to celebrate their passion in Science …