New chapter of the Equate Student Network

The ‘Interconnect Network’ was established by Equate Scotland in 2009 as the network for women studying STEM at college and university in Scotland. The network has been innovative in providing opportunities for women to connect with each…

Developing Strategies and Embedding Equality

Equate Scotland's training and consultancy support has been in huge demand over the last year. We have had the opportunity to work with large STEM employers, start ups and colleges, providing practical and holistic support to enable them to…

Tapping All Our Talents - what's next?

Equate Scotland's Director, Talat Yaqoob, reviews the updated Tapping All Our Talents report on whether progress has been made in the 6 years since the original report release. Read the full report here.  Equate Scotland had the opportunity…

Careerwise Placements - Now Open!

Careerwise is now open for applications for summer 2019 Round 1 of Careerwise is now open for applications!  So far, 18 organisations have signed up to Careerwise for summer 2019, between them offering 38 paid work placements, presenting…

Closing the Digital Skills Gap with Careerwise

According to a 2017 survey, over 88% of Software Engineers worldwide are male and only 7.6% are female. For 5 years now, CAS has been involved with Careerwise run by Equate Scotland, a paid placement scheme for women studying STEM subjects at…

Equate Career Hub … Coming Soon!

We are excited to announce the launch of the Equate Career Hub, Scotland’s first careers website tailored specifically towards women working in STEM. The Equate Career Hub will work directly with STEM employers looking to attract more female…

Applications for Careerwise Summer 2018 Soar

Careerwise has now entered its 5th successful year of summer placements with 30 outstanding women commencing their placements in early June at various companies across Scotland. We have seen the highest level of applications since 2015 for…

Get Accredited with our Mentoring Training Programme

Equate Scotland is excited to be piloting our new SQA accredited module ‘Train the Trainer – Mentoring Women in STEM Apprenticeships’ module, in partnership with West Lothian College. We know that women are underrepresented across STEM,…

Two New Placements for our Women Returners

We are delighted to be working with Scottish Water, who are offering two scientific returnships for women looking to return to STEM. These short-term opportunities are open to any women who have relevant STEM qualification or work experience,…

Employer Case Study - Be Positive

Case Study Blog by Vicky Di Ciacca, Director of Be Positive: When we started our business 14 years ago, it wasn’t a conscious decision to aim for a company with a particular gender balance. It’s what we have achieved because we have hired…

Returnship Opportunity - Software Engineer

Equate Scotland are delighted to promote a returnship opportunity with CAS Ltd. CAS have worked with us for the past three years participating in the CareerWise women only undergraduate programme and are committed to gender equality and inclusive…

Could you help Angus Primary Science Inspire Pupils about STEM?

Angus Primary Science is a new online teaching resource aimed at teachers, primarily based in Angus, providing them with the information and resources that they need to deliver high quality science experiences, building Science Capital and creating…