Managing Change

Many of us will have experienced significant change in our lives in 2020 and may be wondering what 2021 will have in store. Many of us are navigating these changes while juggling other pressing and new commitments in our lives. Some of us will relish such change, others may be cautious. We may be feeling […]

Making the Most of Your Placement

Want to get the most from your placement? Of course you do! Placements can be the most daunting yet most exciting experience of your degree. For many of you, it may be the first experience of a real job related to your chosen career. No doubt you will be feeling nervous and unsure of your […]

Confidence and Assertiveness

Are you able to voice your real opinions with colleagues? Do you find it difficult to speak up at online events or to say no? Would you like to assert your position during negotiations more effectively? This course is aimed at women who would like to identify areas where they can build their confidence and […]

Tackling Imposter Syndrome Workshop

Have you ever doubted your accomplishments or looked around a room and thought I shouldn’t be here? If so you aren’t alone and might be dealing with what’s known as ‘Imposter Syndrome,’ or the feeling that you don’t deserve the position or responsibility you’ve been given. Join us for a chilled workshop with other women […]

Tackling Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever doubted your accomplishments or looked around a room and thought I shouldn’t be here? If so you aren’t alone and might be dealing with what’s known as ‘Imposter Syndrome,’ or the feeling that you don’t deserve the position or responsibility you’ve been given. Join us for a chilled workshop with other women […]

PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training

3 days training: Mon 26 - Wed 28 July 2020 Click here to apply The construction sector is gearing up for major change with a particular focus on reducing carbon emissions in order to achieve net-zero carbon targets by 2045. Key to this transformation is the requirement to improve energy efficiency in existing buildings. Equate […]

Negotiation Skills

Whether we realise it or not, we spend our days negotiating, at home, socially or at work. We realise that getting along with other people means finding common ground. However, we may fail to recognize opportunities in the workplace to negotiate for the support, resources and conditions we need to succeed. This session will help […]

Building Resilience

We all know resilience is an important trait. Resilience skills are much needed in the workplace/academia where stress, uncertainty and change are common experiences, particularly during COVID-19. Resilience is about the balance between your capacity and the challenge you’re facing. It relies on different skills and draws on various sources of help. In this workshop […]

Reskilling and upskilling: how to find the right course

Women have been significantly impacted by COVID-19, and many sectors with a predominantly woman workforce are likely to see a significant downturn and job losses. Given the skills shortages in STEM sectors and opportunities for women in them, this workshop is especially relevant for those looking to improve their current skillset or re-skill in a […]

Getting the most out of your online network

Are you looking to build your online network of women in STEM? Due to COVID - 19 and social distancing networking is being done entirely online. While this has saved us all time and money allowing us to connect with people all over the world and transporting us into other people's homes, it has changed […]

Assertiveness and Confidence for Women in STEM

Online

  This is a free online workshop for women working in STEM sectors in Scotland who would like to become more assertive and confident in their workplace. Are you able to voice your real opinions with colleagues? Do you find it difficult to say no? Would you like to assert your position during negotiations more effectively? […]

Skills to Reduce Inequalities

Our most sought-after open session is back! Are you an employer, employee, or educator within science, technology, engineering, maths, or the built environment? Do you want to learn more about women in STEM, equality, diversity, and inclusion? Join our free 2-hour online workshop to learn more about the steps that you can take to mitigate […]

Get Noticed: CVs and Applications

Are you a woman in STEM student? Don’t know where to start with your CV or concerned it’s not getting you an interview? This workshop is designed to help. Get clarity on what you want from your future career; hear some great tips on CVs, networking and find out how to stand out in a […]

Equate ConStructEd Scotland

Equate Scotland, in partnership with ConStructEd Scotland,  is delighted to offer this 3-day hands-on construction experience aimed at women students in their 2nd year of a civil engineering or built environment related degree or HNC/HND level college students. Attendance at this course provides an opportunity for students to develop hands on practical skills and knowledge […]

Equate & Balfour Beatty: Exploring career opportunities in Civil Engineering

Are you a woman studying Engineering or the Built Environment? Interested in exploring career opportunities? At Equate Scotland, we believe in creating more inclusive STEM workplaces and we are working with employers who share the same vision. This time, we have partnered with Balfour Beatty to provide you with some new perspectives on possible careers […]

Equate Meetup: Ada Lovelace

Online

Inspirational women from a range of professions and organisations will showcase the diverse career options that are available in this exciting area. Each speaker will share their STEM journey, tops tips and things they wish they had known when they started their careers. There will be plenty of time for questions and informal networking at […]

Skills to reduce inequalities

This workshop is the first in a three workshop series and will help you learn more about the steps that you can take to mitigate inequality. Through the lens of the underrepresentation of women in STEM, we will explore how biases impact our interactions and decision-making processes. We will review strategies for recognising and counteracting […]

Inclusive Recruitment

Join us for Part Two of the Series and learn how using inclusive recruitment practices will help you widen your talent pool. Building an inclusive workplace is a major facet of the modern workplace and is an important strategy for business success. Recruiting, developing, and retaining employees with an array of experiences and characteristics is […]

Acing the STEM Interview with STEM Recruitment Experts

Are you a women STEM student applying for graduate roles or searching for an internship in either renewables or technology? Do you need interview advice – face to face or via video link? Equate Scotland have arranged a 1 hour online event so you can ask top recruitment experts what you need to know to […]

Positive Action

This is Part 3 of the Series, join us to discuss how employers can take positive action measures to recruit, retain & progress women in STEM This workshop will review what positive action means for employers and how it can be a route to attract a diverse range of candidates. Many employers are reluctant to […]