School and College Liaison




This box encourages students to think about gender equality within today’s society. Participants will explore the importance of equality and democracy within today’s society, and have the opportunity to debate their ideas through an in-class referendum.


Curriculum links:

  • GCSE Citizenship
  • Extra Curricular 

Box Contents:

Teaching Resources:

  • Memory Stick
  • Presentation
  • Lesson plan
  • Worksheet


  • Loughborough “Girls Can” t-shirt
  • Ballot Box
  • Welfare and Diversity leaflets

Classroom requirements:

A standard classroom is suitable for this activity – this can be scaled up for large numbers of students to participate.

Terms and conditions of borrowing a box

Terms and Conditions

 This document sets out the terms and conditions for schools utilising Loughborough University’s Subject in a box programme. The following terms and conditions apply to all of the boxes within the Subject in a Box programme.

Allocated time per box:

In order to ensure we can reach as many schools as possible, schools may have a subject in a box activity on their premises for a maximum of two weeks at a time. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, schools agree to adhere to these timescales.

Boxes should be returned by the date agreed with the WP team. Unless alternative collection arrangements are made with the boxes are to be returned using the labels provided, if for some reason the labels are missing – the box should be posed to the following address:


School and College Liaison Team

Student Recruitment, Marketing and Admissions

Hazlerigg Building

Loughborough University



LE11 3TU

Damaged or missing items:

Each box includes an equipment list required to successfully run the activity, if the box is found to be missing equipment, or if any of the equipment is found to be damaged, the WP team reserves the right to ask schools to cover the cost of replacements. 

Please note, that Items marked with an asterisk (*) are classed as consumables and do not need to be replenished by schools. 

Use of items:

All equipment provided through Subject in a box has passed Loughborough University’s required safety checks, and where required, safety equipment has been provided. Therefore, Loughborough University is not responsible for any injuries that may occur whilst using the equipment within subject in a box activity.