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Report published on destinations of disabled graduates

AGCAS's Disability Task Group has produced its annual report, What Happens Next? The report compares the employment outcomes of disabled and non-disabled university leavers six months after graduation and draws upon the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.




Report published on career destinations of disabled graduates

The 2011 report on the first destinations of disabled graduates, What Happens Next?,  based on data collected from the 2008/09 cohort, has been published. Findings reported suggest that the proportion of both disabled and non-disabled graduates entering employment in 2009 fell, although the decrease for disabled graduates overall was marginally less than for their non-disabled peers.




First career destinations of disabled graduates - research published

The AGCAS Disability Task Group has produced its annual report on the first destinations of disabled graduates nationally, What Happens Next? This year's report indicates a certain level of stability returning to the graduate labour market following last year’s downturn.




AGCAS Diversity Task Group: an update on activity

The AGCAS Diversity Task Group was formed in April 2010 to explore, share and develop good practice in relation to the diverse needs, backgrounds and aspirations of a varied client group. During this time, the group has focused on a range of ways to develop services and resources.




Vacancies on the AGCAS Disability Task Group

There are currently two vacancies for AGCAS members on the AGCAS Disability Task Group (DTG). The group is active and enthusiastic and is very keen to welcome new members who share their interest in helping disabled students and graduates.




Australian research into student disabilities

Members of the AGCAS Disability Task Group recently worked with Mark Glascodine, a careers adviser based in Melbourne, Australia, who specialises in working with people with disabilities. Mark visited the UK in October to learn more about the systems implemented by HE institutions here to support disabled students in transition.




Destinations of disabled graduates revealed in new report

The AGCAS Disability Task Group has produced the latest edition of What Happens Next? A Report on the First Destinations of 2013 Disabled Graduates. This annual report compares the employment outcomes of disabled and non-disabled university leavers six months after graduation and draws upon the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.




Disability Task Group seeks new members

There are currently vacancies for AGCAS members on the AGCAS Disability Task Group (DTG). The group is active and enthusiastic and is keen to welcome new members who share their interest in helping disabled students and graduates.




Disabled graduates' labour market prospects better than assumed, finds AGCAS report

AGCAS has published the latest edition of What Happens Next? A Report on the First Destinations of 2014 Disabled Graduates.

The report compares the employment outcomes of disabled and non-disabled university leavers six months after graduation and draws upon the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey. This edition of What Happens Next? includes, for the first time, data on postgraduate leavers.


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Sustaining Disability Networks - Deaf Futures, Preston

Fri 14 May 2010

The aim of Deaf Futures is to share good practice and to understand the barriers for deaf students and graduates and the impact on their future employability.




Supporting the Transition - Careers Service Support to Disabled Students and Graduates, Sheffield

Mon 09 Jul 2012

A one-day event designed and delivered by the AGCAS Disability Task Group aimed at careers staff to help disabled students and graduates progress beyond their current course.




Enhancing your work with disabled students and graduates, Milton Keynes

Mon 24 Mar 2014

This AGCAS Eastern, London and Southern Regional Training day, delivered by members of the AGCAS Disability Task Group, aims to facilitate the sharing of good practice in working with disabled students and graduates and it is appropriate both for experienced practitioners, as well as newer HE careers advisers.




Guiding Disabled Students through the Recruitment and Selection Process, Liverpool

Fri 10 Apr 2015

This one-day AGCAS North West regional training course, delivered by the AGCAS Disability Task Group, aims to share good practice in supporting disabled students and graduates through the recruitment and selection process.




Seeing the unseen: How to spot and support students with non-visible disabilities, Leicester

Thu 23 Jun 2016

Not sure what is meant by the term 'non-visible' disability? Lacking knowledge or confidence when supporting students with a non-visible disability? Then this is the course for you! This AGCAS East Midlands regional training event will explore some of the issues facing students with a non-visible disability, and enable participants to share good practice and information resources. 


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What Happens Next? A Report on the First Destinations of Disabled Graduates

What Happens Next? analyses the destinations of disabled graduates. The report details the experiences of graduates from specific groups and aims to challenge many widely-established views on the opportunities available to disabled students.   




Psychometric Assessment: Supporting Disabled Candidates
Psychometric testing for selection purposes is increasingly popular, but what does this mean for disabled candidates? The AGCAS Psychometric Assessment Task Group (PATG) has sourced responses to this question from a test publisher (Kenexa) and a major graduate employer (PricewaterhouseCoopers).




Working with disabled students and graduates - some frequently asked questions

This resource pack, produced by the AGCAS Disability Task Group, is designed around a 'frequently asked questions' format. It provides assistance based around some of the key issues that careers advisers may have questions or concerns about when dealing with disabled students and graduates.




Guidelines for Creating an Inclusive Information Room

The aim of this guide is to provide an overview of how to create an inclusive, accessible, integrated careers information room. It charts the experience of Newcastle University Careers Service in its attempts to improve the provision of disability-related information and offers tips and advice to other services, as well as sharing good practice.




Get that Job (streaming licence)

Get that Job is aimed at supporting the transition of disabled students and graduates into employment. The programme features disabled graduates, employers and an adviser addressing a range of topics, including: identifying disability-friendly employers; applying for work; disclosing a disability; adjustments in the workplace.




A qualitative study exploring employers’ recruitment behaviour and decisions: small and medium enterprises

This report of research carried out by The University of York and the Social Policy Research Unit on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) aims to explore the factors that influence the decision-making processes in SMEs' employment recruitment decisions, and relate these to the recruitment of disabled workers.




AGCAS Disability Task Group blog

Members of the AGCAS Disability Task Group have produced a blog aimed at fellow practitioners working with disabled students and graduates. The blog highlights work that the group does and also serves to publicise relevant training sessions and useful new resources.




Working with disabled students and graduates - case studies

The AGCAS Disability Task Group has collated a series of case studies from members illustrating good practice in working with disabled students and graduates. All the case studies included are based on work with real clients, but have been anonymised.




Life and employment opportunities of young people with chronic conditions

This report examines the obstacles faced by young people with long-term, chronic or fluctuating conditions as they seek to make the transition from education and employment - and then to develop and thrive in the workplace.




Improving Diversity in STEM

This report brings together data and research from the last five years to build a picture of the current state of diversity in STEM, from education to the workforce. The findings show that it is still the case that women, disabled people and those from ethnic minorities or socially-disadvantaged groups are consistently under-represented, particularly at senior levels, in science and engineering.

 




Psychometric Assessment Task Group: careers information resources

The AGCAS Psychometric Task Group aims to help careers professionals with an interest in psychometric testing stay up-to-date with changes and developments in employers' testing and selection methods. The group shares and discusses issues, resources and good practice relating to psychometric assessment, both within an HE careers setting and in the wider context.




Intentions After Graduation Survey 2013: Initial findings

This report shows the results of the first Intentions After Graduation Survey (IAGS). The survey was offered to all online first degree respondents of the National Student Survey (NSS) and aimed to capture the intentions of final year undergraduates with respect to future study and employment options. This survey provides a baseline of the attitudes towards postgraduate study prior to surveying cohorts affected by the 2012 fee reforms.




Openness: Understanding why students are reluctant to be open with employers about their disability

This research was undertaken to help increase the number of graduates who have a disability or long-term health condition successfully apply for graduate jobs. The aim was to understand why disabled graduates are so reluctant to inform employers about their disability during the recruitment process, and to highlight what employers needed to be doing to encourage openness.




Resources and support for potential teachers with a disability

The AGCAS Teaching and Related Professions Task Group has produced a guide collating resources and support for students and graduates with disabilities who are thinking of entering the teaching profession.




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.


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