Entries by Equate Team

Students declare Interconnect Conference a success

‘I felt I was where I belonged’   Our 3rd annual Interconnect Student Conference & Awards was held on Tuesday 6th March at City of Glasgow College Riverside Campus. The conference brought together 40 women STEM students from 14 different colleges and universities for an inspiring day of talks, workshops and networking with women STEM […]

Getting Back to Business

FDM Group, an international professional services company with a focus on IT, believes that returners are an untapped talent pool which can help employers to fill their digital skills gap. With this in mind the group established its Getting Back to Business Programme which has been specifically designed to provide employment opportunities for high-calibre individuals […]

2017 Scotland Women in Technology Awards

We are delighted to announce that Scotland Women in Technology will be hosting the inaugural Women in Technology Awards in 2017 and nominations are now open! The first of its kind for Scotland, this event will showcase the vast amount of talent Scotland has working in the Technology sector and also uncover the inspirational people […]

Edinburgh Napier University is recruiting!

Vacancy: Dean of School – Engineering & the Built Environment Edinburgh Napier University is looking for a dynamic individual to lead our School of Engineering & the Built Environment as Dean of School.   This prestigious role offers the opportunity to directly influence engineering’s next generation and lead a world-class staff in their teaching, research and professional […]

Struggling to recruit STEM skilled graduates?

Careerwise is a highly effective summer internship scheme aimed exclusively at women studying Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) subjects at Scottish Universities and Colleges. Careerwise needs more employers to get involved and provide paid work placement opportunities between June and August 2018.  Could that be you? The traditional labour pool is shrinking and competition […]

Get Some Monster Confidence

This blog is by Amanda from Stemettes, an organisation supporting girls across the UK to enter STEM.  What is #MonsterConfidence? #MonsterConfidence is FREE day with a packed schedule of career workshops, inspirational talks from role models and opportunities to meet the industry. We are going to give you a boost of confidence into your STEM […]

Careerwise : 3-Year Project Review

Careerwise is designed to encourage employers to create 8 to 12 week paid placements in the STEM sectors, exclusively targeted at women who are currently studying at Scottish Universities and Colleges.  Launched in 2013, the project has completed three full placement cycles and is midway through its fourth cycle. This 3-year project review evaluates project […]

MA Connect – An evening of networking

In a room in central Glasgow buzzing with the energy of so many women STEM apprentices last Thursday evening, you could be forgiven for forgetting that gender segregation in STEM Modern Apprenticeships is stark. With around 15,000 companies employing 25,000 new MA starts every year in Scotland, we still have a long way to go […]

Why I wrote Inferior

Angela Saini is an award-winning British science journalist and broadcaster. She regularly presents programmes on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service, and her writing has appeared in New Scientist, the Guardian, among others. Her blog tells us about why she has written her latest book about women, science and equality