National Women in Engineering day
(Posted on 24/06/15)
The Engineering Design department took 24 female pupils to an event supported by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and Techniquest. The National Women in Engineering day is a national event which is in its second year of inspiring young women to consider the exciting career opportunities in Engineering. Year 8 and 9 pupils who have expressed an interest in an Engineering or Design career where invited by the department to attend the event at the Techniquest centre at Glyndwr University. The day consisted of hands on activities supported by a host of International companies in relation to inspiring young people to think about the exciting world of engineering. There was female guest speakers from a variety of job roles in a multitude of engineering disciplines from all the companies taking part to work with the pupils to solve real life problems in mathematics and engineering science disciplines. The event was a fun packed day and all the pupils who attended enjoyed the experience and show potential in becoming the next generation of budding Engineers and Scientists. Well done to all you attended on your enthusiasm and engagement.