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AGCAS Awards 2015: Shortlists

Service Awards (7 categories)

1. AGCAS Award for Employability sponsored by Prospects


• Coventry University - for its Graduate Employability Scheme

• University of East Anglia - for 'Working with Words'

• University of Essex - for 'Frontrunners'

• University of Hull - for its targeted summer campaign


2. AGCAS Award for Entrepreneurship sponsored by Unitemps


• Newcastle University - for 'Rise Up'

• Nottingham Trent University - for 'The Hive'

• University of Salford - for its lifelong enterprise and business start-up support


3. AGCAS Award for Technology sponsored by TARGETjobs


• The Careers Group, University of London - for its 'Enhance Your Career and Employability Skills' MOOC

• The University of Sheffield - for its 'How To Succeed At ...' MOOCs

• University of Aberdeen - for its suite of online careers and employability courses


4. AGCAS Award for Academic Engagement sponsored by Gradcore


• Edge Hill University - for its Computing Employability Action Plan

• Nottingham Trent University - for 'Succeed with Social Sciences'

• The University of Sheffield - for its Career Diagnostics System

• University of Kent - for its SLAs with academic departments


5. AGCAS Award for Employer Engagement sponsored by Gradconsult


• Manchester Metropolitan University - for its Employer Networking Cafe

• The University of Edinburgh - for its Creative and Cultural Skills Festival

• University of Hertfordshire - for its dedicated service to SMEs


6. AGCAS Award for Student Engagement 


• LSE - for its work with LGBT+ students and graduates

• Newcastle University - for its Alumni Association Student Initiative Fund

• University of Huddersfield - for 'EmployableME'

• University of Kent - for its Employability Week


7. AGCAS Award for Partnership with Professional Services (New for 2015) sponsored by GSM London


• Durham University - for its partnership with the English Language Centre

• The University of Manchester - for its partnership with the Division of Development and Alumni Relations

• University of Liverpool - for its partnership with the Educational Opportunities Department and Alumni Relations Department


Individual Awards (2 categories)

1. AGCAS Outstanding Newcomer Award 


• Katie Black (King's College London)

• Phillip Williams (University of Leicester)

• Xiaobei Wu (University of Liverpool)


2. AGCAS Significant Influence Award 

Winners in this category will be announced during the evening of Wednesday 2 September 2015.

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