16 Mar 2017
The eighth National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards), took place on 24 February in London. The Awards were made up of three categories: Employer, University and Student, and amongst the University category winners were three AGCAS member service, to whom we would like to offer our congratulations.
14 Mar 2017
The latest batch of updated AGCAS publications is live on the Prospects website. Find out below which Job profiles and What can I do with my degree? titles have been researched and fully updated this month.
8 Mar 2017
HESA are currently running a public consultation on the NewDLHE as part of a fundamental review of graduate outcomes data. The proposed NewDLHE will combine a universal census survey of graduates with linked data from other sources (which will include salary information from HMRC). AGCAS members are invited to contribute to an official AGCAS response to the consultation.
6 Jan 2017
Heads of higher education careers services report a healthy graduate job market in 2016, despite challenges of Brexit
Around 70% of respondents to the Annual AGCAS Graduate Labour Market and Student Engagement Survey reported an increase in graduate vacancies and saw the market as generally more buoyant than the previous year.
12 Dec 2016
As 2016 draws to a close we have compiled a list of some of the scheduled events that AGCAS will be hosting in the new year. This is by no means a complete list, however, it gives a flavour of just some of the opportunities that we will be providing in 2017.
28 Nov 2016
The winner of the 2016 AGCAS Outstanding Newcomer Award is Craig Phillips, Career Consultant at The University of Edinburgh. Despite having only started his career in HE 20 months ago, Craig has already made a phenomenal contribution to the shaping of the Careers and Employability Service at Edinburgh.
14 Nov 2016
Nominations are now open for the AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement, part of the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2017. The award recognises those employers who provide outstanding support for careers services' work with students and graduates. AGCAS member services are invited to nominate one employer (of any size and from any sector) who has demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively to ensure that students are equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience that will allow them to enter, thrive in, and gain satisfaction from the world of work.
23 Oct 2016
The winner of the 2016 AGCAS Award for Partnership with Professional Services, sponsored by Unitemps, is the University of Southampton. The Careers and Employability Service demonstrated collegiality in its partnership with Enabling Services in the launch of a programme to support the successful transition of disabled students into employment.
19 Oct 2016
The winner of the 2016 AGCAS Award for Student Engagement, sponsored by CareerHub, is the University of Sussex's Careers and Employability Service for its First-Generation Scholars (FGS) Scheme, which addresses barriers to career success and progression.
As part of the scheme, FGS students are offered a comprehensive range of unique, funded career development opportunities to address a potential lack of social and cultural capital and encourage more favourable employability outcome.
17 Oct 2016
The 2016 John Roberts Memorial Prize has been awarded to Isla Fay at the University of Cambridge for her work on the Postgraduate Certificate in Careers Education, Information and Guidance in HE (CEIGHE).
The John Roberts Memorial Prize is awarded annually, in memory of former AGCAS member, John Roberts, to the best student on a CEIGHE qualification course, delivered by The University of Warwick in collaboration with AGCAS.
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