Sprint

Sprint programme 

The Sprint programme is an action packed four-day programme for women currently studying at Plymouth University, designed to help you take control of your personal development. There are separate programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and a programme specifically targeted at undergraduate women studying a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) degree. Our licensed trainers from the Careers & Employability Service will guide you through the programme where you will explore and develop your skills and increase your confidence in a safe environment. You will meet other like-minded undergraduates and industry professionals from a range of areas and a variety of backgrounds.

The Sprint programme will help you:

  • explore and develop your skills
  • improve your motivation and decision making
  • increase your confidence
  • unlock your potential
  • boost your career opportunities.

Our licensed trainers from the Careers & Employability Service are:

Download a Sprint leaflet:
Places are free but are limited, so even if you apply before the deadline you cannot be guaranteed a place.

Apply for the Semester 1 November 2016 programme for undergraduate STEM women: applications closed on Wednesday 2 November 2016.

Apply for the Semester 2 April 2017 programme for undergraduate STEM women: applications closed on Monday 27 March 2017.

Apply for the Semester 2 June 2017 programme for postgraduate women: please complete the online application form* - available Monday 10 April 2017 to Friday 19 May 2017.

Or contact us at sprint@plymouth.ac.uk or call Helen on +44 (0)1752 587962 or Pippa on +44 (0)1752 587963.

*Please note that applications are submitted through SurveyMonkey. SurveyMonkey is a third-party data capture tool which is not owned or managed by Plymouth University. Information about how your data is treated can be found on SurveyMonkey’s Privacy Policy webpage.

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