Impact of Careerwise placements for women in STEM

Throughout my final years of school I was always asked what I wanted to do with my life and my honest answer at the time was ‘absolutely no idea’. I was good at technical subjects like maths and chemistry, but I was also creative and didn’t…

Ayrshire Connects - a network for women in STEM

The Runner-Up for the Interconnect Student Award 2018 was Catriona Cook from Ayrshire College. Here she tells us more about the Ayrshire Connects network she has helped to establish. Whilst undertaking a modern apprenticeship in digital…

Interconnect Student Award Winner 2018

Yvonne Anderson, 3rd year chemistry student at the University of Edinburgh, was awarded with the Interconnect Student Award 2018 at our annual conference on 6th March. Here she talks about her experience attending the conference and the public…

My Journey to Engineering with Equate Scotland

Heather Bruce, 3rd Year Mechanical Engineering student, had the opportunity to speak at a recent national conference on future skills with Equate Scotland's Director. Read her full speech about her summer placement with CareerWise and why opportunities…

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…