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Resources in the Postgraduate community

  1. Straight Talking: Effective Career Discussions at Work

    Drawing on the accounts of over one hundred managers and professionals, this report explores the key features of effective career discussions at work.

  2. Phoenix (AGCAS journal)

    Phoenix is the AGCAS journal, produced three times a year in February, June and October.

    The latest issue is October 2017: Student well-being
    The next issue is February 2018: Social mobility

  3. Working with Postgraduates (PowerPoint)

    Produced by the AGCAS Postgraduate Taught Task Group, this presentation provides a collection of thoughts and ideas on working with a range of postgraduate students.

  4. What Do Graduates Do?

    Published annually, What Do Graduates Do? uses statistics drawn from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE), which is conducted by every university in the UK each year to try and establish what every graduate is doing six months after graduation. What Do Graduates Do? is the result of a close collaboration between AGCAS and Prospects, on behalf of the Higher Education Careers Service Unit (HECSU).

    Key findings from the lastest edition of What do Graduates Do? (2017) shows that the graduate unemployment rate is at its lowest since 1989. 

  5. Job profiles

    AGCAS Job Profiles, produced in collaboration with Graduate Prospects, focus on the jobs that new and recent graduates are most likely to enter within their first five years of graduation. There are around 400 profiles in the series, each containing information about responsibilities, salary, qualifications, skills, work experience, employers, professional development and career prospects.

  6. Graduate labour market statistics

    Published annually by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS), Graduate labour market statistics provides information on graduate and non-graduate earnings and employment rates for England, broken down by different age groups and by undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

  7. The UK's Competitive Advantage

    This series of three UK Competitive Advantage reports on international students examines the UK's comparative position with respect to international student recruitment and the international student experience at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research levels.

  8. Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) 2015: The research student journey

    This report presents the results from the most recent Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) and focuses on the student journey as a researcher.

  9. Steps to Postgraduate Study

    This online guide to taught postgraduate study, developed by the four higher education funding bodies (HEFCE, SFC, HEFCW and DELNI) in conjunction with CRAC, offers information and advice to prospective students on study options, finance and other practical matters. It also covers the benefits of study at this level.

  10. Graduate Market Trends

    Graduate Market Trends (GMT) is a quarterly review of the graduate labour market and research into higher education and graduate employment issues.

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