uk resource centre for women in science, engineering and technology

Services for Women

Rajni BhardwajThe Services for Women team works with women across the UK, in all areas of science, engineering, the built environment and technology (SET). This includes women:
With UKRC support, a mentor and lots of determination, Rajni Bhardwaj (right) returned to a career in science after a ten year break.  
“If I hadn’t come across the UKRC I most probably wouldn’t be where I am today.”  

How can we help you?

Our Code of Practice outlines how we support women at all levels of their SET career and what we expect in return.
Women returners
We work closely with women who have had a career break, offering one-to-one support and the opportunity to meet other returners. If you are looking to return to a career in SET, a good place to start is the online returners' course we developed with the Open University - known as the T161. You can read more about some of  the women we have supported in our case studies or in our Return case study guide
Supporting women at all levels of SET
We also help women progress in their careers and take on leadership positions. We offer:
Anna FergusonAnna Ferguson (left) successfully returned to a career in engineering as an electrical engineer with NaREC (New and Renewable Energy Centre) after being awarded a technical training grant from the UKRC. 
"I am just embarking on my career with NaREC but already I am involved in exciting projects and learning new and interesting technical skills.  Over the coming months and years I am looking forward to continuing to learn and applying the knowledge to my role."
There are many ways we can help you to be active if you want to do more.
If you can't find the information you need, please contact us - we look forward to hearing from you.
The Services for Women team works from offices in Bradford, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Oxford. You can phone us on 01274 436485 or contact us via email.

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