Resources and useful links
From inspirational news stories and role models to information on engineering campaigns and opportunities, you are certain to find something of interest by exploring these sites.
Browse the links in this section for a range of resources designed to support the training provision for women at all stages of their careers. Many of these sites also provide advice and support for women working or studying in engineering.
Inspiration and support
A forum for women to network and support one another within the Faculty of Engineering.
"Inspiring women to achieve their potential as engineers, scientists and technical leaders." The WES is a network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development.
The aim of Sparxx is to provide activities and information provided by you - the girls who show an interest in CRESTA (Creativity, Engineering, Science, Technology and Art).
A scheme run by WES, offering one-to-one mentoring including boardroom conversations, training opportunities, access to mentoring theory and research and speed mentoring sessions, amongst other things.
News and information site dedicated to helping girls to make the right choices at GCSE and A-level towards a successful career in engineering.
Exploring the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women.
Information and resources on the amazing careers available in engineering and how to get involved.
Studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) can lead to more opportunities than you may have realised. Future Morph has lots of information for students, teachers and careers staff about careers related to STEM.
An international, student-run organisation introducing young women to engineering and technology.
Bristol's own Robogals team bringing LEGO robotics to local schools and events. Download the PDF (PDF, 179kB) (Kb180)
An informal science communication events programme that aims to bring science to the streets, and highlight the work of women in STEMM.
Provides insight on gender diversity for progressive thinking organisations, as well as career advice and inspiration for senior women.
Networking group for women in Building Services Engineering.
Providing information and advisory services to industry, academia, professional institutions, education and Research Councils within SET professions, whilst supporting women entering and progressing SET careers.
UK’s largest collection of STEM teaching and learning resources, in order to provide teachers of STEM subjects with the ability to access a wide range of high-quality support materials.
An interactive toolkit to help promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, (STEM) careers to people aged 11-16 with a range of backgrounds and needs
Working with schools, colleges and businesses to inspire women and girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics as pathways to exciting and fulfilling careers. If you are the parent of a girl interested in STEM subjects, a student at school or college yourself or a woman working in STEM, you will find resources and information here to guide you at every stage.
A network of STEM Ambassador trained mums (and dads) with scientific, technical or engineering experience and/or interests who are starting to take their knowledge and skills back to school. Offering training and ongoing support to groups of parents and schools around the UK.
Headstart has been established for more than 16 years as a charitable trust providing hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) activities and engineering taster courses to encourage young people into technology-based careers.
Are you a Year 11 / S4 girl who wants to learn new skills and get ahead in the sixth form – and beyond? If you love science, technology, engineering and maths check out the Inspire courses for 2014.
Listings for national professional development events.
Providing a range of training courses for women in STEM, including Mentoring and Leadership Skills. Sign up to their newsletter to be kept informed of upcoming courses and workshops.
Providing careers information, advice and guidance for all students including a range of personal and career development training courses and workshops.