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  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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%.

  8. 30 May 2017

    AGCAS phone system back up and running

    The AGCAS phone system is once again running as normal following a technical fault this morning. 

  9. 26 May 2017

    Marcus Andrews appointed as new AGCAS Membership Manager

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Marcus Andrews our new Membership Manager. Marcus has had a long affiliation with AGCAS through his position of Student Support Manager in Careers and Placements at Aston University.

  10. 23 May 2017

    AGR reports a decline in graduate retention as one in six drop out of graduate programmes

    The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) Development Survey 2017 showed that 20% of graduates leave by the first year after completing a graduate development programme, increasing to 46% after five years of employment.    

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