Diversity

  • Rebecca Stephens (MBE) joins the Sprint professional development programme

    Applications are now open for Sprint; a fantastic professional development programme for undergraduate women. Sprint enables female undergraduates to reach their fullest potential, focusing on key topics such as how to use your personal power, identify individual values, recognise personal strengths...

  • Returning to academia after a career break

    I've been reading this research report by jobs.ac.uk on views around returning to academia after a career break. A welcome and fascinating report on a much-discussed but under-researched topic. Key findings of the report include: -89% of respondents who had...

  • China Disability Scholarship!

    Applications for the 2016 CRCC Asia and the British Council China Disability Scholarship are now open. Now running for a fourth year, the scholarship was established in January 2013 to offer students with a disability the opportunity to participate in...

  • Our #pledgeforparity is to achieve equal confidence

    All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Pledge for Parity is the theme for the 2016 International Women's Day, encouraging everyone (men and women) to take...

  • How to network with confidence!

    We are absolutely thrilled to be delivering two workshops during the Women in Leadership Conference which is being organised by the University of Bath Students Union tomorrow. My colleague Ghislaine Dell will be exploring the concept of personal branding and...

  • Should you disclose your sexuality?

    Within the careers service we understand just how difficult it can be to embark on your first internship, placement or graduate job. This anxiety can be amplified even further, if you're also worried about having to hide your sexual orientation or gender identity....

  • Inspiration from two Sprint speakers

      We are delighted to share inspirational advice from two of our speakers who will be presenting to our Sprint participants next week. Catherine Wenger Associate Director, West Water Group Leader - Arup Catherine read Civil Engineering at Bristol University and...

  • Sprint development programme comes to Bath!

    Sprint is a well-established development programme for undergraduate and graduate women. Building on the success of the prestigious Springboard programme, Sprint has been researched, designed and written specifically to address issues and challenges faced by undergraduate and graduate women. The programme...

  • Asking for reasonable adjustments...

    GUEST BLOG: Blind in Business is a charity set up to support students and graduates who are blind or have partial sight into employment  Jessica Luke is their Graduate Coordinator and has shared her personal insights as a visually impaired job hunter...

  • Gender Pay Equality - will we ever get there?

    My colleague Sue Briault was talking to me about the film 'Suffragettes' which she watched a few days ago and it made me consider how far gender equality has come in the hundred years since the militant struggles for the right to...