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New date for Heads of Service Conference 2009
The AGCAS Heads of Service Conference will take place on 7 and 8 January 2009 in Bristol. This is a change from the previously announced date.




Heads of Service Conference 2009 - booking about to close
There is still just time to book for AGCAS's 2009 Heads of Service Conference, which will take place in Bristol on 7 and 8 January 2009. The conference gives heads and deputy heads of AGCAS member HE careers services the opportunity to meet with colleagues from across the UK and Ireland, as well as graduate recruiters, academics, guidance professionals and other interested parties.




Careers service heads and employers beat the snow
A hundred delegates attended AGCAS Heads Conference in Liverpool on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 January, despite the worst snow the city and most of the country had seen for almost 30 years. The delegates were mostly heads of HE careers services and their deputies, but we also welcomed graduate recruiters from Asda, The Co-operative, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Npower, and Santander.




Vacancy for AGCAS Company Law Member

Nominations are invited from members of Plenary Committee (heads of service) for the role of AGCAS Company Law Member. AGCAS, the company, has eight Company Law Members. One of the existing members nominated by Plenary Committee has resigned from this position and we need a volunteer to fill this vacancy. The role provides an interesting career development opportunity and a chance to contribute to the success of AGCAS without it being an onerous responsibility.




Bookings open for Heads of Service Conference 2012

Booking is now open for the AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2012. The conference will take place at Bewley's Hotel Ballsbridge in Dublin, Ireland, on January 5th and 6th. The conference programme has been developed by heads of service in Ireland and is open to all heads and deputy heads of AGCAS member services.




Vacancies on AGCAS Board of Directors

AGCAS is recruiting motivated and enthusiastic volunteers to join its Board of Directors from 1 August 2012. Do you want to get involved in the management of AGCAS and making key decisions about its future development? Have you got ideas about what AGCAS should be and what it should be able to provide for its staff, members and stakeholders? As a professional body, a company, a charity and an employer, AGCAS needs to be represented at the highest level by a diverse group of committed individuals.




Vacancy for head of service on AGCAS Board - new deadline

The deadline for nominations for the position of Plenary Representative on the AGCAS Board of Directors has been extended to Friday 25 May 2012. This position is an excellent opportunity for any head of service who would like to play an important part in ensuring that the association continues to serve well all AGCAS-member higher education careers and employability services and the staff who work in them.




Doubling of students using careers services for networking: GTI survey

Heads of higher education careers and employability services were treated to a sneak preview of important survey findings at their annual conference in Cardiff last week. GTI Media's employability survey was a follow-up to one carried out six years ago and it showed some fascinating changes. Students and recent graduates were asked a series of questions about how well their university (and, specifically, their careers and employability service) had prepared them for life after university. 




Vacancies for AGCAS Company Law Members

Nominations are invited for the role of AGCAS Company Law Member. The role provides an interesting career development opportunity and a chance to contribute to the success of AGCAS without it being an onerous responsibility. There are three vacancies. The normal period of office is four years and nominations are invited from members of Plenary Committee (heads of service) to fill these vacancies. 




Opportunities to join the AGCAS Board

Following the recent appointment of Shelagh Green to the role of AGCAS President-Elect, we are now inviting applications for Shelagh's previous role, AGCAS Vice-President.

The Plenary Committee Representative post also remains vacant, which means that there are two fantastic opportunities to join the AGCAS Board of Directors to help develop and drive the association. 


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Heads of Service Conference 2008

Wed 09 Jan 2008 to Thu 10 Jan 2008

The 2008 AGCAS Heads of Service Conference took place on 9-10 January 2008 in Harrogate. The focus was on the new agendas facing HE careers services – redefining and enhancing employer engagement, picking up the Leitch skills agenda and integrating internationalisation into our services, to name just a few.




Heads of Service Conference 2009, Bristol

Wed 07 Jan 2009 to Thu 08 Jan 2009

The 2009 AGCAS Heads of Service Conference took place on 7-8 January 2009 at the Ramada Jarvis Plaza Hotel, Bristol.

The conference programme was devised by heads of HE careers services in the South West.

 




Impact Measurement Day, Liverpool

Thu 30 Jul 2009

This event will provide an opportunity for Heads of Service and their deputies to think through the questions and identify potential solutions.




Heads of Service Conference 2010, Liverpool

Wed 06 Jan 2010 to Thu 07 Jan 2010

The title of the 2010 conference for heads and deputy heads of HE careers services was Re-Imagine. 




Heads of Service Conference 2011, Birmingham

Wed 05 Jan 2011 to Thu 06 Jan 2011

AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2011 took place at Aston University Business School Conference Centre. The conference programme was developed by heads of service in the West Midlands.




AUA: Doing More With Less, York

Thu 21 Oct 2010

This Association of University Administrators' (AUA) session is for anyone looking to lead quality improvements and deliver high-quality services amid tighter budget constraints and a growing scrutiny of operational efficiency.




AGCAS Impact Measurement Day: Providing and Measuring Value and Impact, Warwick

Tue 21 Jun 2011

This event is designed for heads of service and their deputies and builds on the success of the previous two Impact Measurement Days held in Liverpool and Warwick.




Heads of Service Conference 2013, Cardiff

Thu 03 Jan 2013 to Fri 04 Jan 2013

The AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2013 will take place on 3 and 4 January 2013 in Cardiff. The theme this year is Strategies and Solutions. The event is a unique networking opportunity, with a programme designed to help heads of higher education careers services rise to the many strategic challenges they currently face.




Heads of Service Conference 2014, Glasgow

Wed 08 Jan 2014 to Thu 09 Jan 2014

The AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2014 was held in Glasgow, 8-9 January 2014. The programme was devised by Scottish regional heads of service, with input from colleagues across the UK. The theme of the conference was 'Reinventing HE careers and employability services'.




Heads of Service Conference 2015, Warwick

Tue 06 Jan 2015 to Wed 07 Jan 2015

AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2015 will be held at The University of Warwick, Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 January 2015. New Heads Training will take place on Monday 5 January.


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Measuring the impact of HE careers services

The AGCAS Impact Measurement and Positioning Task Group has produced a range of resources for AGCAS services to refer to and use as appropriate to their needs and circumstances.




AGCAS Graduate Labour Market and Student Engagement Survey

This annual survey aims to build an informative dataset of the graduate labour market as it evolves and develops over time. The AGCAS survey is unique as it taps directly into the practical knowledge and experience of the graduate labour market from the leaders of higher education careers and employability services throughout the UK.

AGCAS first undertook this survey in 2014. The survey was repeated in 2015 and in 2016.


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