A Message from our Director

I started February with optimism.  The days are getting lighter, vaccine rollout is making progress to a time when we can once again meet our family, friends and colleagues face to face. Lockdowns will be eased, and some new sense of normalcy…

Celebrating Scottish Apprenticeship Week with Diodes

Equate Scotland are delighted to be hosting our next Equate MeetUp in collaboration with Diodes, West College of Scotland and DYW West to promote Modern Apprenticeship opportunities. This event takes place on 2nd March 6pm - 7.30pm on Zoom.…

Invite for Women in Engineering

Invite for Women in Engineering Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is working with employers to develop new technical apprenticeships in engineering (at SCQF level 8), including in Digital Manufacturing.  A Technical Expert Group has been established…

New Years Resolution: Flexible working and affordable childcare

January is normally a time for renewal and New Year resolutions – but just as 2020 left us with a year like no other, 2021 stretches before us already promising another form of new normal.  COVID-19 is still with us.  The vaccine roll-out…
University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde advertising 29 academic roles across STEM

The University of Strathclyde are advertising 29 academic roles across their science, technology, engineering and maths departments as part of their Strathclyde Global Talent Programme. They are hiring 15 Strathclyde Chancellor’s Fellows and…

LGBT Women in STEM

February is LGBT History Month. One of LGBT History Month Scotland’s themes this year is Unsung People - reveal unheard stories of LGBTQ+ life. So, to celebrate LGBT History Month we’ve put together a blog of the 7 LGBT women in STEM you…

Gendered language

Gendered language – why it matters in your recruitment materials Gendered language is not always easy to understand or identify. But the words and phrases that we use can unintentionally reinforce gender stereotypes that can be harmful…
Flexible Working

A STEM countdown of 2020

Lots of things about 2020 have been very different, but one thing that has stayed the same is how busy we have been at Equate Scotland! Just like most of you, we quickly shifted to online delivery of our trainings, events, and services. It has…

Women in Data Science

‘An amazing, empowering, inspiring event which gave me the chance to learn about the Data Science universe, full of great advice about how to get into and become a success in the field.  I can’t recommend this event highly enough and have…

Launch: New Report on the Impact of COVID on Scotland’s STEM sectors

Equate Scotland has today released a report on the impact of COVID19 on women, students, and employers in STEM. The report is based on the experiences of over 150 women, students, and employers in response to our survey in September 2020. Our…