Sprint Women's Development Programme

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What is Sprint?

Sprint is a personal development programme, 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?

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 1st and second 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

Day 1: Monday 27th March 2017, 9.00am - 5pm

Day 2: Tuesday 28th March 2017,  9.00am - 5pm

Day 3: Wednesday 29th March 2017, 9.00am - 5pm

Day 4: Wednesday 26th April 2017, 1.00pm - 6.00pm



Applications for the 2017 Sprint programme will open in December.

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