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  1. 2017-04-07

    Updated country profiles live on TARGETjobs and TARGETpostgrad

    The following AGCAS Country Profiles have been updated and are live on the
    TARGETjobs and TARGETpostgrad websites: working and studying in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark and Finland.

  2. 2017-04-04

    Vacancies on the AGCAS Internationalisation Task Group

    AGCAS is currently seeking applications from members for two positions on the Internationalisation Task Group, the focus of which is to help shape the careers support available to international students at UK Universities. The group meets two to three times annually to work on a wide range of events, conferences and resources.

  3. 2016-10-19

    Sussex wins AGCAS Award for Student Engagement 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.

  4. 2016-10-01

    Edinburgh wins AGCAS Award for Internationalisation 2016

    The University of Edinburgh Careers Service was crowned the winner of the AGCAS Award for Internationalisation, sponsored by UKCISA, at the 2016 AGCAS Awards for Excellence. The Careers Service supports the wider university's strategic aim of incorporating internationalisation in all areas of university activity.

    In 2015, two of the department's initiatives really stood out for developing students' international mindset, outlook and ambition.

  5. 2016-08-24

    AGCAS Resources Survey 2016: snapshot of HE careers services

    The results of the AGCAS Member Services Resources Survey 2016 have now been collated and analysed. The purpose of this research was to explore the strategic positioning of careers services within HE institutions and to find out ways that careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) is delivered.  

  6. 2016-08-10

    AGCAS South East Practitioner’s Conference

    On Thursday 23rd June, the Career Development Service at Canterbury Christ Church University in Kent, played host to over 150 higher education careers colleagues from across their region at the AGCAS South East Practitioner's Conference. This marked the second of AGCAS's regional conferences and the first to be held in this part of the country.

  7. 2016-07-24

    AGCAS Awards for Excellence: 2016 shortlists announced

    The shortlisted nominations for the AGCAS Awards for Excellence 2016 have been announced. This year saw a high number of entries, with 48 AGCAS member services nominated for a broad range of activities across the full range of HE careers and employability work. The standard of the initiatives submitted has been exceptional. In the end, 23 institutions have been shortlisted for the 8 Service Awards.

  8. 2016-07-01

    More graduates working in professional services, reveals DLHE 2014/15

    HESA's Statistical First Release of DLHE 2014/15, published on the 30th June, shows a continuous increase in leavers' employment rates since 2011/12. 72% of leavers from higher education were working six months after graduation, a 1% increase compared to the 2013/14 data. Only 5% of leavers were unemployed (unchanged from 2013/14). The rest of leavers were either in full-time or part-time further study, or engaged in other activities. DLHE 2014/15 also reveals a tendency that most leavers worked in professional service sectors.

  9. 2015-09-29

    Representing AGCAS in the media: Directory of Experts

    Do you have a good knowledge of a particular area of careers and employability work, for example subject or sector-specific LMI, widening participation, diversity issues, international students, or postgraduate study? AGCAS holds a Directory of Experts: a register of AGCAS members who volunteer, as opportunities and requests arise, to speak confidently on behalf of the organisation to the press, researchers and other interested parties.

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