Several of our GWSEast and GWS members travelled to Geneva in July to attend the Graduate Women International Conference. While certainly a time of fellowship, the days spent in Geneva also highlighted how GWS is part of a larger international remit. Part of the conference was the GWI Triennial General Meeting, and it was attended … More GWSEast meets GWI in Geneva
The Annual Lunch at Invercarse Hotel took place on 23 March when members and guests enjoyed a talk by Margaret Scott on the history of The People’s Friend, officially the oldest women’s magazine in the wired and this year celebrating its 150th anniversary. Margaret dug into social archive revealed in the pages of old editions … More Annual Lunch 2019
Seventy women from around Europe and beyond joined us for the University Women Europe Meet and Greet in May and what a fabulous time we had. Hosted by the Department of Equality and Diversty at the University of Dundee and with the theme: My Story, My Identity the event revealed fascinating insights into the very … More University Women Europe Meet and Greet 2019
Members donate books to be sold at our monthly meeting bookstall, and all proceeds go to supporting our philanthropic projects. However, with such voracious readers in our midst, we often have more books than can be sold. So, we have decided to donate those that are not purchased at the bookstall to the Scottish Women’s … More Reading at Her Majesty’s Pleasure
Each year, Graduate Women Scotland East makes a small award to the top female student from each summer school at the University of Dundee and Abertay University. This year the recipients were Danii Ireland and Mira Deri. Danii is studying Medicine at the University of Dundee, and she is the first student to be admitted … More Annual Student Award
The annual President’s Lunch was well attended with a full house at the Barnhill Bowling Club. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch supplied by the Committee. There were a variety of dishes to choose from, meaning that everyone could have a little taste of something fresh and home cooked. It was a successful event with good … More Annual President’s Luncheon
If you identify as female and are currently studying, consider being a part of Graduate Women Scotland East. We’re looking for new members to help us move forward with mentorship programmes that bring together GWSEast and the Community. If you or your student society wants to get involved contact Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the 14th June 2018 for the annual outing, we ventured to RM Condor in Arbroath for a moving tour of the gardens. A space created by wounded military and a place for contemplation, this garden is usually closed to the public. Gavin Broomhall and Major Bell walked us through the grounds, providing information … More Visit to RM Condor Memorial Garden
Graduate Women Scotland members fly the flag in the Spazio Europa in Rome at the conference of University Women Europe (UWE) in June. GWE members from across Europe gathered to consider ‘Women in STEM Professions’ in a Europe and the implications of barriers, support and education.
In August, Margot Cram, Pam Keeling and Ann Auchterlonie attended the University Women of Europe (UWE) Conference in Graz, where the theme was ‘Changing Cultures’. Graz, a beautiful city in Austria, has a UNESCO recognised Medieval centre and the conference was held in the Franciscan Monastery there. They went to learn more about where GWS … More GWS attends University Women of Europe Conference