Sprint Women's Development Programme

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What is Sprint?

Sprint is a personal development programme sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland, designed specifically for undergraduate women to help you take hold of your own personal development and achieve your ambitions.

It consists of:

  • Three one-day consecutive workshops + a one-day stand-alone workshop
  • A personal workbook
  • Inspirational female guest speakers
  • An opportunity to build a development community

More information about the benefits of the programme and the topics covered can be found in the Sprint brochure, available to download here.

How will I benefit?RBS Logo

The Sprint programme will help you to: 

  • Realise and appreciate your talents and look at how best to take advantage of them
  • Be motivated to become more career focused and goal oriented
  • Build your image, networking skills and confidence
  • Take clear, practical, realistic steps to take control over your life
  • Identify your values and make decisions and act based on your values
  • Balance your study and personal life
  • Use assertiveness positively
  • Assert yourself and gain influence by understanding and being comfortable with personal power
  • In the longer term – gain a good degree, paid employment, further training or qualifications

Who should apply?

Applications for Sprint are welcome from all undergraduate women, however priority for the programme will be given to Home/EU women in their penultimate or final year of study.

To be eligible for this programme you must:

  • be an undergraduate woman studying at the University of Leicester

  • be available to attend all four days of training workshops listed below

  • pay a £25 refundable deposit to secure your place on the programme*

*If you anticipate you will have difficulty paying this deposit please contact us at sprint@le.ac.uk as soon as possible to discuss your needs and the support available.

Programme dates



Applications for the 2016 Sprint programme have now closed.

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