I Wish Campus Weeks STEM I Wish Campus Weeks were extended from two to four Higher Education Institutes in Ireland for TY students to encourage them to pursue a career in the STEM industry. For five days approximately 200 transition year girls have the opportunity to attend some of the leading Higher Education Institutes and experience […]
Student “change makers” call on Government to support the promotion of careers in STEM among young girls The launch of the 2019 I WISH survey results saw the female change makers of tomorrow attend Leinster House to engage with the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD and other elected representatives. These young […]
We are delighted to receive the Cairdeas Award from the American Chamber of Commerce last night, recognising I Wish for community impact. Congratulations to all the team!
Survey shows many feels there are easier ways to get CAO points than studying Stem: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/most-secondary-school-girls-face-confidence-gap-over-science-technology-and-maths-1.4015256
I Wish has released its annual survey of more than 2,200 Transition Year students, which shows secondary school girls and their teachers still don’t know enough about STEM subjects and the careers that can follow. Key findings include: 59% of girls say they don’t know enough about STEM 93% of teachers say self-belief in girls’ […]
We are delighted to announce that UL will be running an interactive 5-day hands-on programme that will allow you to immerse yourself in all that is great in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) via applied and practical interactive workshops, site visits and demonstrations. The programme will run from January 14th-19th 2019. Registration will open […]
Congratulations to Mary Moloney and Norma Welch who ran the CIT I WISH Campus week last week. Over 100 students attended to what was described as a jam-packed week full of inspiration for these young girls. This was a 5-day hands-on programme which allowed the girls to immerse themselves in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. […]