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  1. 14 Oct 2015

    Mind the Gap: Engaging employers to secure the future of STEM in higher education

    This report focuses on employer engagement in educational provision within the university sector. It is based on research commissioned by University Alliance on behalf of the University of Lincoln as part of a HEFCE Catalyst-funded project.

  2. 24 Sep 2015

    Medical Careers Advisers Network (MCAN): careers information resources

    The AGCAS Medical Careers Advisers Network (MCAN), which is aimed at careers professionals who work with medical students and doctors in training, have collated a set of resources that they have found useful in their practice.

  3. 9 Jun 2014

    Modernisation of higher education in Europe: access, retention and employability

    This report examines policy and practice related to the student experience of higher education through three stages: access; progress through the study programme; and the transition from higher education into the labour market. The impact of policies and practice on non-traditional groups in higher education is a particular focus of the report.

  4. 23 May 2014

    Methodological Issues in Estimating the Value Added of Further Education, Higher Education and Skills: A review of relevant literature

    This research paper provides a review of literature looking at the economic value of higher and further education and training. The objective of the review was to formulate recommendations for the most appropriate ways of addressing each of the key issues in future analysis of the economic value added of these different forms of learning.

  5. 19 May 2014

    Masters with a purpose: taught postgraduate employability and employer engagement

    This summary report outlines the main findings from a study by the Higher Education Careers Service Unit (HECSU) exploring employer engagement with postgraduate taught (specifically masters) courses. It provides practical advice and recommendations to universities on how to strengthen relationships with employers and enhance employment outcomes.

  6. 30 Sep 2014

    Mapping the occupational destinations of new graduates

    This report examines the transitions that new graduates make as they leave university and enter the labour market. It investigates the extent to which, on exit from university, students from different socio-economic backgrounds are more or less likely to enter a 'status' occupation.

  7. 8 Jun 2012

    Make Business Your Business

    Make Business Your Business provides an assessment of the landscape for supporting entrepreneurs and new businesses, including help and advice on offer from the public and private sectors. The report highlights some of the main issues affecting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) along with the key developments that have helped to promote enterprise in this country. It is the first comprehensive report on SMEs since the Bolton Report of 1971.

  8. 7 Nov 2011

    Medical Students' Finance Survey 2010-11

    The British Medical Association's (BMA) Health Policy and Economic Research Unit undertakes an annual survey of medical students' finances on behalf of the Medical Students Committee. This report is the 24th report and presents the results of the 2010/11 survey comparing the results from previous surveys where possible. This year's finance survey received a high response, with over 2,800 medical students responding.

  9. 20 Oct 2012

    Measuring the impact of HE careers services

    The AGCAS Impact Measurement and Positioning Task Group has produced a range of resources for AGCAS services to refer to and use as appropriate to their needs and circumstances.

  10. 9 Feb 2010

    Mismatch in the Graduate Labour Market Among Immigrants and Second-Generation Ethnic Minority Groups

    This paper uses graduate survey data to assess the impact of overeducation and overskilling on graduates from immigrant and post-first generation ethnic minority backgrounds.

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