News articles in the AGCAS community
The eighth National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards), took place on 24 February in London. The Awards were made up of three categories: Employer, University and Student, and amongst the University category winners were three AGCAS member service, to whom we would like to offer our congratulations.
The latest batch of updated AGCAS publications is live on the Prospects website. Find out below which Job profiles and What can I do with my degree? titles have been researched and fully updated this month.
HESA are currently running a public consultation on the NewDLHE as part of a fundamental review of graduate outcomes data. The proposed NewDLHE will combine a universal census survey of graduates with linked data from other sources (which will include salary information from HMRC). AGCAS members are invited to contribute to an official AGCAS response to the consultation.
AGCAS is pleased to announce David Winter, Head of Research and Organisation Development for The Careers Group, University of London, has been appointed as Learning Director on the AGCAS Board of Directors.
Six employers have been shortlisted for the AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement 2016 following nominations by AGCAS-member higher education careers services. The award is one of the prestigious annual TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards.
Following the recent advertisement for a Learning Director to serve on the AGCAS Board, Full Members of AGCAS are invited to vote in an online poll to decide who should be elected.
Nominations were received for: Judith Baines, David Foster and David Winter. The nominee who secures the most votes by the closing date of Monday 27 February 2017 will be duly elected.
AGCAS is seeking applications from members for a newly-vacant position on the AGCAS Graduate Labour Market Sub-Committee (GLaM).
The Chief Executive of the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) warns that the student recruitment market will only get more competitive as the pool of young people shrinks.
AGCAS is currently seeking applications from members for two new positions on the Diversity Task Group.
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.