Women in Engineering

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Welcome Event: UCL Student Society of Women Engineers

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UCL Student Society of Women Engineers will be holding their Welcome Event on the evening of Wednesday 15th October 2014. An event flyer can be downloaded from their website.

Launch Event: UCL Leading Women Society

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Join the UCL Leading Women Society for their launch event on Wednesday 15th October 2014, with special guests Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon. It is an excellent opportunity for you to find out more about Leading Women and what we will offer this year - and there will be free food and beverages too. BNY will be giving a CV workshop followed by an exclusive networking session afterwards at our wine reception.

Diversity Month Events - February 2014

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Throughout February UCL's Equality and Diversity team are running a series of events to celebrate and promote diversity, and to 'examine the ongoing and evolving challenges some groups face in education, work and the wider society.'

Those events of particular interest to Women in Engineering are - 

Women in Engineering Taster course 2013

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The next 'Women in Engineering' Taster course is planned for 28 June 2013 (already fully booked at the time of writing).

Engineer Your Future!

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for female students in engineering disciplines and related subjects to meet with recruiters from industry and find out more about careers in engineering.

2012 Tastercourse successful

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On Tuesday 3rd July the Faculty of Engineering Sciences ran a Women in Engineering Taster (WET) course, coordinated by Dr Luiza Campos (l.campos@ucl.ac.uk) and supported mainly by an enthusiastic female team drawn from seven UCL engineering departments. The WET is a 1-day programme offered to 70 Year 12 girls from schools in London, and aims to encourage and motivate them to study engineering at UCL.

Program for the 2012 Tasterday 'Women in Engineering' 

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2012 Tasterday 'Women in Engineering' - Departmental Activities

When? 03 July 2012 – 9:30-16:00

Where? Roberts Building, Torrington Place opposite Waterstone's bookshop, WC1E 7JE. Entrance at the corner of Malet Place

Tastercourse 'Women in Engineering' for year 12 pupils announced for 3 July 2012 at UCL

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UCL Outreach has announced the next dates for the Taster Courses in 2012. We will run the annual Taster Course 'Women in Engineering' for Year 12 pupils to experience Engineering Sciences at UCL on July 3rd 2012. The day-long course includes a tour through our different departments, hands-on experience and a fun quiz at the end of the day. A detailed program will come out in June 2012.

Launch of UCL Women in Engineering Website on November 3rd.

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Location: North Cloisters, Gower Street, UCL

Dear engineers,

You are cordially invited to the launch party for the Women in Engineering website. Funded by the Equalities office, the site will provide support for women looking to study engineering, female staff at UCL Engineering, and lady engineers in their future careers. To celebrate the website going live, we will be holding a reception in the North Cloisters on November the 3rd, starting at 17.30.

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Taster Course in Summer 2011 successful!

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Taster Day 2011

The Women in Engineering project, developed by the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, aims to increase the number of girls studying Engineering subjects at UCL. The Outreach Office is funding a "Women In Engineering" Taster Course for Year 12 students, which will feature inspiring lectures by successful women from different engineering disciplines and practical activities in each UCL engineering department.

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