Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Program

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Overview

The Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Program began in mid-2015 and aims to support the career development of women studying degrees in STEM and increase the representation of women in these sectors.

The Western Sydney University WiSE Program is unique. The program connects students with their peers, alumni, employers and mentors to build their professional skills and networks through a broad range of activities and events. They learn what they can do with their degree, get career advice, meet people working in their field, visit employers, go on study tours, attend conferences and workshops, develop their skills, receive job alerts, have business cards printed and meet other students socially.

Information about the WiSE Program 2019, including a calendar, is available in two booklets:

Get Involved

The WiSE Program Team warmly invites all women studying a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) degree at Western Sydney University to register.

The WiSE Program Team works closely with employers, professionals and industry partners. The program is an opportunity for industry to connect with a talented pool of women studying STEM degrees. Industry participation in the program can include mentoring a student, hosting a workplace visit, offering work experience, speaking at a WiSE Program event and more. Employers are invited to register their interest in being involved.

Making a Difference

Watch highlights and interviews from last year's program:

Read about the impact of the program for students:

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