For students

Courses and events

We have created a collection of courses and events to empower women from the entrepreneurial network within Scotland and beyond.

Courses 

LinkedIn Learning 

LinkedIn Learning is an online skills development service offering an extensive library of high-quality video courses in business, creative and technical skills. The University of Edinburgh has a campus-wide licence, offering staff and students unlimited access to the service via the web and mobile apps.

This year's #BreakTheBias campaign aims to educate and create a gender-equal world - a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. To celebrate, the University of Edinburgh have curated a special collection of videos and courses focussing on leadership, diversity, gender bias, discrimination and wellbeing. This includes: 

  1. Leadership strategies for women
  2. Unlocking authentic communication in a culturally-diverse workplace 
  3. Fighting gender bias at work 
  4. Address all forms of discrimination to create a culture that supports your policy 
  5. How to create a life of meaning and purpose 
  6. Inclusive female leadership 
  7. Proven success strategies for women at work

Go to the LinkedIn Learning collection 

 

Code First for Girls

Dedicated to transforming tech by providing the skills, space and inspiration for women to become kick-ass developers and future leaders. With free courses for university students.

Find out more about free coding courses 

 

Events 

Here is a selection of events taking place over International Women's Day in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Lunch and learn – digital content creation for female founders – 8 March, 12noon-12.30pm

By Enterprise Nation, free, online

30 minute webinar, Enterprise Nation e-learning manager, Roisin Skinner and Lucy Hall will be discussing how female founders can create great online content.

Register 

 

International Women’s Day fireside chat – 8 March, 4pm-5pm

By Enterprise Nation, free, online  

Join Enterprise Nation for a friendly and interactive International Women's Day fireside chat, to discuss small business support for female founders and tips for surviving and thriving.

Register 

 

Power Her Up – 10 March, 5pm-8pm

By Edinburgh Innovations, free, online 

University of Edinburgh students and recent graduates (within two years of graduating) who identify as female can also join our Power Her Up support programme. Power Her Up is a supportive network of women who can form a community and share knowledge and experiences, equip you with an understanding of the challenges facing female entrepreneurs, help you to build your confidence and break down limiting beliefs and provide networking opportunities. With an in-person event once a month, a WhatsApp group and other benefits announced at these sessions. 

Register 

 

Power Her Up