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High-flyers excel in national student business contest

Teams from 12 universities from across the UK recently visited Lancaster University to compete head to head in the prestigious FLUX competition. Their challenge - specifically designed to test business and commercial skills - was set by international construction and engineering group Costain.

Wilson Review - initial response from AGCAS

Sir Tim Wilson's review of university-business collaboration has been published, which proposes an agenda for change that will help make the UK the best place in the world for collaborative activity. Anne-Marie Martin responded on behalf of AGCAS.

Supporting student enterprise

The role of careers services in supporting student enterprise and entrepreneurship education was just one topic of discussion at the Higher Education Entrepreneurship Group (HEEG) Conference, which took place at the University of Surrey on the 18-19 June 2012.

Business Networking: Developing employability skills through forum theatre
The Careers Service at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are continuing to support and promote the highly successful business networking events that were developed through PMI2 funding. The most recent business networking events have been delivered to master’s students in the School of Health and Life Sciences and to MBA students.

Paid writing opportunities for AGCAS members

As part of our commitment with Graduate Prospects to produce relevant and informative careers resources, AGCAS Publications are introducing nine new Job Profile titles on to the Prospects website to add to the extensive list of Job Profiles we already publish with Graduate Prospects.

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University of Leeds Business and Finance Fair

Thu 23 Oct 2014

The Business and Finance Fair is for those students interested in working in business, general management, finance, HR, sales, retail and more. Don't miss out on this opportunity to chat with graduate recruiters in the field for job opportunities and internships.

MBA day - Sharing good practice, Oxford

Fri 03 Apr 2009

An opportunity for advisers supporting MBA students to share their own experiences and ways for working and also to learn from those with more expertise.  It will also provide an opportunity to hear from employers and recruiting agencies about their experiences of recruiting and placing MBA students.

Business & Management Career Fair, Bradford

Wed 10 Mar 2010

The aim of the Business & Management Careers Fair is to bring together regional and national employers along side students and graduates who are all enthusiastic about business. We are targeting students from the School of Management who are studying both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Business Management, Accountancy & Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Law.

LSE Business and Management Fair, London

Thu 04 Nov 2010

Our Business and Management Fair attracts students from all disciplines who want to explore the opportunities within this sector. Last year we were pleased to welcome a diverse range of organisations from industries including Energy, Technology, Media, FMCG, Retail and Management Consultancies.

Business & Management Event - graduate programmes for professional careers, Cambridge

Wed 10 Nov 2010

A recruitment event organised by Cambridge University Careers Service. Open to organisations with opportunities in HR, sales and marketing, purchasing, administration, and finance.  Also open to those sectors not covered by specialist sector events; such as Retail, FMCG, Food/Drink, and the Public Sector, to firms with opportunities in general management schemes and also relevant Professional Bodies.


Business & Finance Fair, Sheffield

Tue 02 Nov 2010

Organised by The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University.

Do you have opportunities in management, finance, administration, public service, tax, marketing, accountancy, sales, retail, buying, human resources, statistics and more...?  Then we have an opportunity for you. 

University of Leicester Festival of Careers

Mon 06 Oct 2014 to Fri 10 Oct 2014

Building on the huge success of our 2012 and 2013 events, the University of Leicester's Festival of Careers returns for 2014 with three days of careers exhibition, as well as a range of other activities.

UCD Business, Finance and Management Recruitment Fair, Dublin

Tue 30 Sep 2014

Approximately 50 employers from a range of business/industry sectors will be present to market graduate and internship opportunities. The target audience is students from any academic discipline interested in a career in business, finance or consulting.

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.

Northumbria University Law, Business & Finance Fair

Thu 08 Nov 2012

An event for regional and national employers seeking students and graduates for legal, business and finance roles.

Business & Finance Fair, Sheffield

Wed 31 Oct 2012

Jointly organised by the careers services at The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, this fair offers the opportunity to meet students and graduates from both institutions in one visit to the city.

The Finance, Business & Management Fair, Manchester

Thu 17 Oct 2013

A national graduate recruitment fair offering both graduate postions and student placments. 

University of Leicester Festival of Careers 2013

Tue 05 Nov 2013 to Fri 08 Nov 2013

Following on from the huge success of our 2012 event, the University of Leicester's Festival of Careers returns for 2013.

Newcastle JobFest

Mon 20 Oct 2014 to Tue 21 Oct 2014

JobFest, Newcastle's largest jobs fair for students graduating in 2015, will take place at St James' Park, the home of Newcastle United Football Club. The fair will be held over two days, Monday 20th October and Tuesday 21st October, and will attract over 70 local and national exhibitors from a wide range of sectors each day.

Liverpool Business, Finance and Law Fair

Wed 14 Oct 2015

This event is for employers looking to promote graduate jobs and work experience opportunities in the business, finance and law sectors for 2016. The event is open to students from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and Liverpool Hope University, making it Liverpool's biggest industry-specific recruitment event.

Oxford Careers Fair

Sat 14 Oct 2017

This fair will be of particular interest if you have graduate roles in business support functions such as IT, HR, logistics, supply chain, distribution, sales and sales management, financial management, corporate social responsibility, operations and communication roles.

This fair is open to students and members of Oxford University only. 

Liverpool Business, Finance & Law Fair

Wed 12 Oct 2016

We are delighted to announce the return of the Liverpool Business, Finance & Law Fair which will take place in The Crypt Hall, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral on the 12 October 2016 from 10.30am to 3.30pm.

Northumbria Business, Finance & Law Careers Fair

Tue 08 Nov 2016

Northumbria Business, Finance & Law Careers Fair will take place on Tuesday 8 November 2016 from 11am to 3pm in Sport Central, at the heart of our Newcastle City Centre campus. 

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National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE)

Formerly the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship (NCGE), the aim of the NCEE is to raise the profile of entrepreneurship amongst students and graduates and promote a culture of entrepreneurship within higher education. 

Wilson Review: A Review of Business-University Collaboration

The UK has made huge progress in business-university collaboration during the last decade, with expansion in collaborative activity in many dimensions, to the benefit of business, students and universities alike. The challenge now is to attain world leadership in this field - and further change is needed. In his review, Sir Tim Wilson proposes an agenda for change that will help make the UK the best place in the world for business-university collaboration.

Make Business Your Business

Make Business Your Business provides an assessment of the landscape for supporting entrepreneurs and new businesses, including help and advice on offer from the public and private sectors. The report highlights some of the main issues affecting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) along with the key developments that have helped to promote enterprise in this country. It is the first comprehensive report on SMEs since the Bolton Report of 1971.

Businesses in Scotland 2012

This publication provides information on the number of enterprises (businesses) operating in Scotland. Its main purpose is to provide an estimate of Scotland's business stock, which is broken down by various dimensions including industry, business size, local authority area, urban/rural area and country of ownership. The publication covers all enterprises that operate in Scotland regardless of where the business is based.

Higher Education – Business and Community Interaction Survey
This analysis by HEFCE of the twelfth annual Higher Education – Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey shows that the total value of the services that UK universities provide to the economy and society increased by 4 per cent to £3.4 billion in 2011-12, from £3.3 billion in 2010-11.

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