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AGCAS Awards 2016: Award categories

Service Awards (8 categories)

1. AGCAS Award for Academic Engagement sponsored by Gradcore
For effective partnership with one or more institutional academic department(s), with the ultimate aim of improving the employability of students/graduates, or a specific group of students/graduates. 

2. AGCAS Award for Employability sponsored by Prospects
For improving the employability of students/graduates, or a specific group of students/graduates, with demonstrable institutional-level impact.

3. AGCAS Award for Employer Engagement sponsored by Gradconsult
For effective partnership with one or more named employers and/or for engaging employers of a particular type/sector with the work of careers and employability services, with the ultimate aim of improving the employability of students/graduates, or a specific group of students/graduates.

4. AGCAS Award for Entrepreneurship sponsored by GSM London
For effective provision of enterprise and entrepreneurship education, including engaging students with business start-up and/or improving the entrepreneurial development of students/graduates, or a specific group of students/graduates.

5. AGCAS Award for Internationalisation sponsored by UKCISA
For effective development and implementation of an internationalisation strategy with the ultimate aim of improving the global mindset of students/graduates, or a specific group of students/graduates.

6. AGCAS Award for Partnership with Professional Services sponsored by Unitemps
For effective partnership with one or more institutional professional services department(s), with the ultimate aim of improving the employability of students/graduates, or a specific group of students/graduates.

7. AGCAS Award for Student Engagement sponsored by CareerHub
For engaging students, or a specific group of students, with career planning and employability.

8. AGCAS Award for Technology sponsored by FDM
For an innovative initiative using technology to deliver careers and employability services to students/graduates, or a specific group of students/graduates.


Individual Awards (3 categories)

1. AGCAS Award for Research
For research that has contributed to the understanding of career development, graduate recruitment, the graduate labour market or professional theory and/or practice in HE careers and employability education, information, advice or guidance.

2. AGCAS Outstanding Newcomer Award 
For an outstanding initial contribution to the work of an AGCAS-member careers and employability service (for AGCAS members of less than two years).

3. AGCAS Significant Influence Award 
For an outstanding and sustained contribution to the work of AGCAS over a number of years.



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