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As well as a general newsfeed covering media items to do with careers education, information, advice and guidance, AGCAS now has specific newsfeeds covering London and Scotland. Both are updated daily and can be found in the News section of the AGCAS website.

 




New website helps Londoners into HE
The Careers Group, University of London has launched a new website to provide careers advice for individuals who have a vocational qualification, live in south-east London and are considering enrolling on a university course.




Developing careers education at London South Bank
London South Bank University (LSBU) has developed five new accredited professional development units, aimed at giving careers professionals the competence and confidence to lead and manage the provision of impartial careers education in schools and colleges.




New website explores London graduates' outcomes

The Careers Group, University of London has released a public website showing what happened to graduates after leaving universities in London. Aimed at those considering entry to higher education, teachers, parents, pupils and current university students, What London Graduates Do shows the occupation, employer and salaries of graduates over the last five years.




Regent's College international degree placements 'key building block'

The European Business School London (EBSL), part of Regent's College London, offers compulsory 36-week placements as part of two international degree programmes. Both the BA (Hons) in International Business (BAIB) and the BA (Hons) in International Events Management (BAIEM) are unique in requiring students to complete placements in either the vacation periods, or part-time alongside their studies. This integral component of the degree ensures students graduate with the much sought-after skills employers are looking for, while avoiding any lengthening of the study period. 




A tailored service at Regent's College London

Matthias Feist is Head of Department of Careers & Business Relations at Regent's College London. Here, he gives his perspective on the service to students and why he's proud to work where he does:

"What makes me most proud of working in Careers & Business Relations at Regent's College is that we offer a service that is truly tailored to our student and alumni clients, and that we are fast to react to changes in their needs.




Shortlist announced for the 2017 AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement
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.


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Supporting Careers Services Working with Creative Students and Graduates, London

Fri 30 Mar 2012

This is an Eastern, London and Southern AGCAS regional training day. Share good practice and network on key topics, such as how to help creative students with self-employment and the current state of arts funding in the UK.




King's College London Part Time work fair

Tue 05 Oct 2010

For companies looking to recruit students for part time work whilst they are at University.




Coaching for Careers, London

Wed 24 Feb 2010

This course will provide participants with the chance to learn how colleagues are already using coaching in an HE careers context, to consider whether and how they can develop and use this skillset in their own institutions and to learn and practise coaching techniques.




City University London Banking, Finance & Consultancy Fair

Wed 06 Oct 2010

 

The fair will be aimed at all our undergraduate students who are thinking of pursuing a career in the Banking, Finance, Accountancy and Consultancy sectors and it will also be open to postgraduate students from Cass Business School, who are thinking of applying for graduate schemes. First year students are encouraged to attend so that they can research organisations and vacation opportunities.




City University London Engineering, Science & Technology Fair

Wed 13 Oct 2010

The fair will be aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate Engineering, Maths and IT  students who are looking for graduate schemes or thinking of undertaking an industrial or summer placement. First year students are encouraged to attend so that they can research organisations and vacation opportunities.




Queen Mary Univeristy of London Law Fair

Wed 13 Oct 2010

This fair is aimed at students and graduates interested in a Career in Law.  It is an opportunity to meet staff from a range of organisations including law firms, barristers chambers and professional bodies. Non-law students can also find out about post-grad conversation courses.




UCL Engineering Fair, London

Thu 14 Oct 2010

For Chemical, Civil, Electronic & Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and Construction focussed organisations looking to target primarily final year students.




UCL Investment Banking Fair, London

Mon 18 Oct 2010

Internships and graduate opportunities in Investment Banking. Targeted primarily at penultimate and 1st year students.




City University London Actuarial, Insurance & Risk Management Fair

Wed 20 Oct 2010

The fair will be aimed at all our undergraduate students who are thinking of pursuing a career in the Actuarial, Insurance and Risk Management sectors and it will also be open to postgraduate students from Cass Business School, who are thinking of applying for graduate schemes. First year students are encouraged to attend so that they can research organisations and vacation opportunities.




UCL IT and Technology Fair, London

Thu 21 Oct 2010

For IT and Telecommunications organisations targetting primarily final and penultimate year students.




UCL Finance & Economics Fair, London

Tue 26 Oct 2010

For Accountancy, Professional Services, Actuarial, Economic Consultancy and Insurance organisations looking to target final and penultimate year students.




The City Law Fair, London

Wed 27 Oct 2010

The fair will be primarily aimed at Law students but will be open to students from other courses as well, who are thinking of pursuing a career in law. The event will be open to students from all UK Universities. First year students are encouraged to attend so that they can research organisations and vacation opportunities.




The Spring Graduate Fair at the University of London

Wed 17 Mar 2010

The newest and hottest meeting place for students, graduates, employers and trainers.

• Up to 50 exhibitors
• FREE CV and Application Form feedback
• Expert advice from The Careers Group stand

This is a great opportunity to fill your current vacancies, graduate schemes and internships, and gain the pick of the best candidates for the coming year's recruitment cycle.

Find out more at: www.springgradfair.co.uk




NLP for Careers Guidance - Introduction, London

Thu 15 Apr 2010

A one day introductory course for all careers service staff who want to know more about and begin to practice Neuro Linguistic Programing in their workplace. Intended for any careers service staff who want to know more about the uses of Neuro Linguistic Programming in a context of careers advice and guidance. No previous knowledge of NLP is necessary.




Careers guidance for careers advisers working with research staff, London

Mon 24 May 2010

The aim of the day is to provide guidance practice training for careers advisers working with research staff. The day is designed for reasonably experienced careers practitioners/ advisers, and staff with advisory roles that include career management and career choice.




Queen Mary I.T. & technology fair, London

Mon 25 Oct 2010

Run jointly between QM Careers and the School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science, the fair provides a fantastic opportunity to meet students – inside and outside of our School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science – who are keen to find out about work experience, placement opportunities and graduate positions. It is also a great way for you to make students aware of your organisation and the opportunities you have available.




Raising your game: introduction to the big issues beyond your service, London

Wed 26 May 2010

This one day course is designed and delivered by AGCAS and the Leadership Foundation, and is intended for Heads and deputy Heads of AGCAS careers services. Completed booking forms and any queries should be sent directly to kyra.spinlove@lfhe.ac.uk or the Leadership Foundation at the address shown on the booking form.

The aim of this new event is to provide participants with an overview of key drivers and their effect on HEIs, and the skills and behaviours managers require to negotiate and influence in this increasingly complex internal and external environment.




Coaching and Guidance - Reflections on Practice, London

Wed 12 May 2010

Are you looking for ways to re-invigorate your guidance practice? Have you been caught up in the debates about coaching and guidance? Which do you think is more effective? This course will explore the myths and realities of coaching and offer you the chance to learn and practise coaching tools and techniques. It is particularly useful for advisers who work with postgraduates and research staff but also advisers who undertake longer guidance interviews with undergraduates.




Psychology Graduates for the Twenty-first Century - Employability Event, London

Fri 18 Jun 2010

This is the third annual national psychology student employability event sponsored by the Higher Education Academy Psychology Network. This event will address topics important in preparing psychology graduates for employment in the next century.




AGCAS Disability Task Group, London

Mon 21 Jun 2010

Supporting clients with communication difficulties.

External speakers will be attending the day to provide expert specialist information and practical advice relating to helping clients who experience facial disfigurement, stammering and Asperger syndrome.

The main objective is to provide information and practical advice to professionals engaged in supporting clients with communication difficulties.




Sustainability in the built environment, London

Mon 21 Jun 2010

This event is being run in conjunction with ConstructionSkills and aims to increase awareness of the impact that the sustainability agenda is having on the built environment sector. In particular, the day will explore the range of sustainability issues within the sector, how this is shaping skills development in higher education and work-based professional development, and provide perspective from various built environment employers.




Permission to work: guiding international students through the immigration maze, London

Thu 30 Sep 2010

Build your confidence in providing information regarding the immigration regulations and permissions for international students on this course.

Please note that the content of this one day training event is the same as the one which ran in March 2010.




The Guardian London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group

Tue 19 Oct 2010

Tuesday 19 October 2010, 12pm - 6pm

Business Design Centre, Islington, London

•5,000 highly qualified and motivated visitors
•All inclusive stand package price, no hidden extras
•Free Online Fair Guide entry
•Dedicated Fair Liaison officer for your stand on the day


To find out more please visit www.londongradfair.co.uk/autumn

 




Introduction to Advice, London

Thu 07 Jul 2011

A one-day course primarily for the non-guidance professional, aimed at improving the effectiveness of short  interactions with clients, which involve advice rather than guidance. The content will consider the specific skills of advice and will be useful to staff working on the front line, in information and also those interacting with students in partner units, such as placement, job shops, employability advice etc.




Social Media, London

Wed 26 Jan 2011

This one day regional event aims to give participsnts an insight into supporting students to use social media successfully for networking and finding opportunities.

This event is fully booked.




The Spring Graduate Fair, London

Wed 23 Mar 2011

This graduate recruitment fair offers employers and training providers the opportunity to meet the brightest and most ambitious students and graduates from top universities in and around London.

 




Careers In Journalism, London

Fri 11 Mar 2011

This is a one day regional training event for careers advisers interested in finding out about careers in journalism.  The day is designed to give an insight into the field of journalism and will include information on different types of jobs open to graduates, as well as giving outlines of different career structures, case studies, and possible career routes. There will also be information on what students can do to enhance their chances, and how to network productively.




Strength-based career development planning, Guildford

Mon 07 Mar 2011

AGCAS Eastern, London & Southern Regional Training Group presents a free SCEPTrE-funded workshop:

How a strength-based approach might be used when advising students on their development and their career development planning.




LSE Recruiter Conference, London

Thu 19 May 2011

Gathering recruiters from across all sectors for a day to debate current issues, think creatively about ways to attract talent, network, and learn about the most effective ways of recruiting LSE students.




The London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group and TARGETjobs.co.uk

Wed 20 Jun 2012 to Thu 21 Jun 2012

The London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group and TARGETjobs.co.uk is one of the largest and most prestigious graduate recruitment events in Europe. The fair brings together two of the biggest names in graduate recruitment, and attracts graduates and students from universities across the the UK and the world, as well as recruiters from top global organisations.




The Postgraduate Study and MBA Fair from The Careers Group, with FindAPhD.com and FindAMasters.com

Wed 25 Jan 2012

The Postgraduate Study and MBA Fair from The Careers Group is a perfect opportunity to meet a diverse range of final year students, graduates and professionals looking to continue their education or training. Whatever course you are looking to fill, we can bring you the right mix of potential recruits and help you raise your profile amongst the graduate and young professional community.




The Spring Graduate Fair at the University of London sponsored by WikiJobs

Wed 21 Mar 2012

This fair offers employers and training providers a great opportunity to meet with thousands of the highest calibre students and graduates from the top universities in London, including Kings, UCL, Queen Mary and many more.




The October Postgraduate Study Fair from The Careers Group in association with FindAMasters & FindAPhD

Wed 29 Oct 2014

This new postgraduate fair in October is an addition to our events calendar as demand for space at our January postgraduate fair has outstripped available space. We anticipate up to 70 top UK and international course providers and 1,500 students, graduates and individuals all interested in postgraduate study, all under one roof.

 




Overview of Graduate Recruitment, London

Tue 06 Mar 2012

With the employability of students high up on everyone's agenda, there has never been a better time to develop an understanding of what the world of a graduate recruiter involves - and the challenges they face on a daily basis.




Overview of Graduate Recruitment, London

Tue 22 May 2012

With the employability of students high up on everyone's agenda, there has never been a better time to develop an understanding of what the world of a graduate recruiter involves - and the challenges they face on a daily basis.

This is an AGR event.




Overview of Graduate Recruitment, London

Tue 13 Nov 2012

With the employability of students high up on everyone's agenda, there has never been a better time to develop an understanding of what the world of a graduate recruiter involves - and the challenges they face on a daily basis.

This is an AGR event.




Teacher Training Information Day, London

Tue 15 May 2012

A one-day event designed and organised by the AGCAS Teaching and Related Professions Task Group.




AGR/AGCAS Masterclasses: Practical Guide to hiring International Students, London

Fri 30 Mar 2012

Get up-to-date with the government's recent statement of intent regarding changes to the employment of non-EEA students from April this year, the impact on employers' selection processes and advice on changes employers may need to make to ensure they are not vulnerable to discrimination claims.




Bloomberg visit, London

Thu 03 May 2012

This is an AGCAS Eastern, London and Southern regional training day. This event offers the opportunity to visit the Bloomberg London office to learn more about Bloomberg as a company and its role in the finance industry.




LSE Careers Internship Fair

Tue 21 Oct 2014

LSE Internship Fair provides access to penultimate year students who are looking for an internship during their studies or over their summer vacation. The Internship Fair is very much aimed at organisations that have structured Easter or Summer internship programmes, and has traditionally attracted companies operating within the financial services or consultancy sector.




The London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group and TARGETjobs.co.uk

Tue 16 Oct 2012

The London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group and TARGETjobs.co.uk is one of the largest and most prestigious graduate recruitment events in Europe. The fair brings together two of the biggest names in graduate recruitment. It attracts graduates and students from universities across the the UK and the world, as well as recruiters from top global organisations.




The London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group and TARGETjobs.co.uk

Wed 19 Jun 2013 to Thu 20 Jun 2013

The largest graduate recruitment fair in the UK, The London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group and TARGETjobs.co.uk brings together two of the biggest names in graduate employability and recruitment.




Improving Preparation for Work by Higher Education, London

Thu 27 Sep 2012

AGR is running a one-day workshop exclusively for university members. 

Are you a university professional looking to engage more effectively with graduate employers? Do you want to improve your knowledge of the graduate recruitment market?




AGR: Improving preparation for work by Higher Education, London

Thu 17 Jan 2013

Are you a university professional looking to engage more effectively with graduate employers? Do you want to improve your knowledge of the graduate recruitment market?




The Postgraduate Study and MBA Fair in association with FindAMasters.com and FindAPhD.com

Thu 30 Jan 2014

The Postgraduate Study and MBA Fair from The Careers Group (in association with FindAMasters.com and FindAPhD.com) is a perfect opportunity to meet a diverse range of final year students, graduates and professionals looking to continue their education or training. Whatever course you are looking to fill, we can bring you the right mix of potential recruits and help you raise your profile amongst the graduate and young professional community.




The Spring Graduate Fair at the University of London sponsored by WikiJob

Wed 19 Mar 2014

This fair, sponsored by WikiJob, offers employers and training providers a great opportunity to meet with thousands of the highest calibre of students and graduates from the top universities in London, including Kings, UCL, Queen Mary and many more.




Careers in the Computer Games Industry, London

Wed 19 Feb 2014

A one-day Eastern, London and Southern AGCAS regional training course to raise awareness of careers in the computer games industry.




AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2017, London Stansted

Thu 05 Jan 2017 to Fri 06 Jan 2017

The AGCAS Heads of Service Conference 2017, sponsored by GTI, will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted, on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th January. Optional leadership refresher training for all Heads of Service will take place on Wednesday 4th January.




PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair 2016

Tue 06 Dec 2016

This specialist Fair will bring together over 25 of the UK’s leading Universities, all with substantial PhD funding on offer. 

The Fair is divided into two subject sessions: The Morning Session covers PhD funding in the Arts and Humanities, Law, Management and Social Sciences. The Afternoon Session covers PhD funding across the range of Science and Engineering subjects.

The Fair will feature a Peer to Peer PhD Student Advice Room, as well as a talks programme on how to apply for a PhD and what to expect.


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