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  1. 10 Jul 2017

    AGCAS Awards for Excellence: 2017 shortlists announced

    The shortlisted nominations for the AGCAS Awards for Excellence 2017 have been announced. The standard of the initiatives submitted has been very high and the winners will be announced at the AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers and Employability Professionals conference dinner in Nottingham on 6 September 2017. Congratulations to all those that made the shortlist.

  2. 7 Jul 2017

    New data from HESA on the employment of 2015/16 UK graduates

    HESA have released a new report 'Employment of leavers summary: UK performance Indicators 2015/16' based on DLHE data. The report is designed to supply an objective illustration of how the higher education (HE) sector is performing with respect to widening participation, retaining students and graduate outcomes.  

  3. 3 Jul 2017

    Volunteers appointed to the AGCAS Committees

    In recent weeks, following our call for volunteers, a number of members have been appointed to the new AGCAS committees and the Professionalism working party.

  4. 3 Jul 2017

    Developing a common language for graduate level digital jobs – input into the AGCAS response by 10 July

    The Tech Partnership is seeking input from employers to develop a 'common language' to describe graduate level digital job roles. This will help employers articulate their skills needs for graduate roles, help universities and colleges to show their students how their degrees align to these skill requirements, and it will allow students to identify how their skills align to what employers are recruiting for.

  5. 30 Jun 2017

    AGCAS Skills Award Task Group is recruiting two new members

    AGCAS is currently seeking applications from members for two positions on the AGCAS Skills Award Task Group. 

  6. 22 Jun 2017

    New TEF grading leaves institutions and opinions divided

    Following much anticipation in the HE sphere the results of the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) have now been released. In total 134 UK universities and other higher education institutions have been awarded gold, silver or bronze ratings for the quality of their teaching. 

  7. 19 Jun 2017

    Update from the AGCAS Alumni Group

    The AGCAS Alumni Group consists of former AGCAS members who have retired or ceased to work in an AGCAS Service and who wish to remain in touch with former colleagues. The group is very informal and are now seeking to attract new members from those AGCAS members, who are about to, or have recently retired.

  8. 19 Jun 2017

    Latest Longitudinal Outcomes (LEO) shows that the gender pay gap is present just one year after graduation

    The Department for Education (DfE) have released the third in a series of higher education data releases using Longitudinal Outcomes (LEO) data. LEO data shows how much UK graduates of different courses at different universities were earning, at one, three and five years after graduation.

  9. 14 Jun 2017

    More updated AGCAS publications live on Prospects

    The latest updated AGCAS Job Profiles and What Can I Do With My Degree? titles are live on the Prospects website.

  10. 7 Jun 2017

    Apprenticeships predicted to grow 59% this year

    The latest report from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) indicates that employers are significantly scaling-up their apprenticeship programmes in 2017 with hiring expected to increase by 59%.

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