Graduate Women Scotland

Pursuing worldwide the rights of women and girls through education

All of our events are open to visitors. Please come along and get to know us.

The new programme of each of the local Associations for Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018 is shown below.

Some events require booking. These events are marked with an *.



Dates for your Diary


June 21st until 24th 2018:*

UWE meeting in Rome

The theme is 'Women in STEM Professions'. More Information.



September 22nd 2018:*

GWISB (Graduate Women Ireland Scotland and Britain) meeting in Manchester

The topic for this meeting is '100 years of Enfranchisement'. More Information.



Events with the Glasgow Association

All meetings will be held at The Committee Room, Haggs Castle Golf Club, 70 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow. G41 4SN and will start at 7.30pm, unless indicated otherwise.


Education:

Dr Fiona Sutherland; suther@supanet.com


Public Affairs:

Ms Sheila Forbes; shel.forbes@btinternet.com

Programme for 2017 - 2018


Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 7pm:

Social Evening

And choose a book!


Wednesday 11th October 2017:

Samina Ansari

Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre


Wednesday 8th November 2017:

Change Of Programme

Bill Sutherland

'University of Glasgow World War 1 Alumni Remembered'


Wednesday 6th December 2017:

Book Discussion and Christmas Party


Saturday 27th January 2018*:

Invitation to All Scottish LAs

Coates Observatory, Paisley (time tba) Lunch at Ralston Golf Club 1.00pm


Wednesday 21st February 2018:

Ian Thomson

Royal Security


Saturday 17th March 2018:

Inverclyde/Glasgow 10.30am /12.30 for 1pm.

Informal lunch.12.30 for 1pm.at Inverkip Hotel. Coffee and discussion at 10.30am.

All Local Associations welcome.


Wednesday 21st March 2018:

Open Evening with Norris Wilson

'Lost Glasgow'


Wednesday 18th April 2018:

Linda Arthur

'Wally Tiles'


Saturday 28th April 2018*:

10 for 10.30am.

GWS Research Presentation Day

Arranged by Inverclyde in Glasgow.


Wednesday 9th May 2018:

A.G.M.

Outing in June to be arranged.


Saturday 19th May 2018:

10 for 10.30am.*:

Annual Conference, GWS

In Glasgow.



Events with the East Association

Meetings of GWS East are held at Mayfield Sports Centre, 193 Arbroath Road, Dundee DD4 7HS at 7pm, unless indicated otherwise.


Study Group:

For information on topics, dates & venues, see newsletters or contact Dr Elspeth Johnson 01382 779 924


Lunch Group:

The Lunch Group meets, usually on the second Thursday of every month, from September to June. For information on venues contact Jean MacDonald; jlmacdonald@btinternet.com

Programme for 2017 - 2018


Thursday 21st September 2017:

Peggy Hughes

Dundee Literary Festival


Thursday 19th October 2017 (EGM):

Roger Illsley

James Wright Junior, early Dundee industrialist.


Saturday 21st October 2017:

President's Lunch

Barnhill Bowling Club


Thursday 2nd November 2017*:

Literary Dinner

Invercarse Hotel All Local Associations Welcome.


Thursday 16th November 2017:

Professor Nicola Innes

'Dentistry Without Drills'


Thursday 7th December 2017:

Quiz Night


Thursday 18th January 2018:

Dr John Grigor

'Does the Food Industry Listen to Me?'


Thursday 15th February 2018 (EGM):

Viola Marx

'Recording reactions to babies in utero.'


Thursday 15th March 2018:

Matthew Jarron

'D'Arcy Thompson's artistic connections'


Saturday tbc March 2018:

Annual Lunch

Invercarse Hotel, Speaker to be arranged


Thursday 19th April 2018:

Peter Nurick

'Preparing for the V&A'


Saturday 28th April 2018*:

10 for 10.30am.

GWS Research Presentation Day

Arranged by Inverclyde in Glasgow.


Thursday 17th May 2018 (AGM):

Dr Gordon McDougall

'The health benefits of eating berries' and AGM


Saturday 19th May 2018:

10 for 10.30am.*:

Annual Conference, GWS

In Glasgow.


Date to be arranged in June 2018*:

Summer Outing

Date and venue to be arranged



Events with the Inverclyde Association

Evening meetings begin with a meal* in the Tontine Hotel, Ardgowan Square, Greenock, at 5.30 pm. The speaker will commence at 7pm and those not present for the meal should join us then.


Public Affairs:


Programme for 2017 - 2018


Thursday 21st September 2017:

Hayley Douglas

'Windows on Wildlife'


Thursday 5th October 2017:

Diaspora Tapestry

Diaspora Tapestry in the Townhouse, Irvine - arrangements tbc.


Thursday 19th October 2017:

Margaret Kane

'Burns and Greenock'


Thursday 16th November:

Margaret Morton

'Quaker Women in Society'


Date to be arranged in December*:

Christmas Lunch


Thursday 18th January 2018:

Baroness Helen Liddell

An unusual career: tales of a Diplomat and Cabinet Minister


Thursday 15th February 2018:

Jean Scollay

'Transportation of Women'


Thursday 15th March 2018:

Julian Hill

'Land of Mountain, Flood and Bonnie Islands'


Saturday 17th March 2018:

Inverclyde/Glasgow 10.30am /12.30 for 1pm

Informal lunch.12.30 for 1pm.at Inverkip Hotel. Coffee and discussion at 10.30am

All Local Associations welcome


Thursday 19th April 2018:

Alec Galloway

'Preserving Scotland's Glass Heritage'


Saturday 28th April 2018*:

10 for 10.30am.

GWS Research Presentation Day

Arranged by Inverclyde in Glasgow.


Thursday 17th May 2018:

A.G.M.


Saturday 19th May 2018:

10 for 10.30am.*:

Annual Conference, GWS

In Glasgow.


Saturday 2nd June 2018*:

Annual Lunch