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  1. 23 Jan 2017

    Vacancies on the AGCAS Diversity Task Group

    AGCAS is currently seeking applications from members for two new positions on the Diversity Task Group. 


  2. 6 Jan 2017

    Vacancies on the Education Liaison Task Group

    AGCAS is seeking applications from members with an interest in the ongoing development of the Education Liaison Task Group.

  3. 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.

  4. 12 Dec 2016

    2017 AGCAS training and events

    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.

  5. 12 Dec 2016

    Launch of the new AGCAS Strategy

    Building on the invaluable contribution of members, AGCAS has formulated its new strategy, which begins today and will run through to 2019. Following months of work and consultations we are absolutely delighted that the Board have approved the strategy and the changes that it will bring to AGCAS as an organisation.

  6. 12 Dec 2016

    Second release of LEO data

    The Government issued the second experimental release of government data on the earnings and employment outcomes of graduates on gov.uk on 1st December 2016.

  7. 28 Nov 2016

    Craig Phillips: AGCAS Outstanding Newcomer 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.

  8. 14 Nov 2016

    Nominations open for TARGETjobs AGCAS award 2017

    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.

  9. 11 Nov 2016

    GTI become gold sponsors of AGCAS conference

    AGCAS is delighted that GTI are gold sponsors for the AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2017 in January. GTI has worked with AGCAS for nearly 30 years, ever since the company's founding in the 1980s. Since then GTI and AGCAS have shared knowledge and best practice and have joined up on numerous projects such as the TARGETpostgrad Teaching product.

  10. 4 Nov 2016

    UK approaches Brexit with strongest jobs market since the recession

    Findings from the 2016 edition of What Do Graduates Do? reveal that the unemployment rate for graduates six months after leaving university is 5.7%, a significant fall from 6.3% in 2015.

    The report also highlights that graduates are working in more professional roles with the proportion in non-graduate jobs after six months falling from 32% in 2015 to 29% in 2016.

    The 2016 report gives a thorough picture of the destinations of last year’s 247,835 UK domiciled first degree graduates in January 2016, six months after they had left university.

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