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Interested in graduate destinations? Invitation to join AGCAS task group

The AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group currently has three vacancies and invites AGCAS members with an interest in graduate destinations to join their group.




Graduate employment statistics: AGCAS response
AGCAS says that figures reported in the media based on a recent press release for What Do Graduates Do 2010? are almost a year out of date. Employer surveys and anecdotal evidence from HE careers services suggests that the position has improved considerably since this time last year. Graduates shouldn't be complacent as reduced funding for the public sector may well change the picture again, but neither should they feel demoralised.




Vacancies on the Education Liaison Task Group

Do you have an interest in graduate destinations? The AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group is looking to recruit an AGCAS member who can bring their expertise, contacts, and a fresh perspective to advise and inform the activity of the group.




Vacancy on the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group

The AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group is currently looking for two new members with an interest in the national destinations of students and a desire to contribute to the publication What Do Graduates Do?.




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.




What Do Graduates Do? 2012 edition published

What do Graduates Do? 2012 is now available to download. It is a collaboration between the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group and HECSU: HECSU provides the facts from the DLHE returns; AGCAS writers provide the expertise and articles to make sense of the figures.




What Do Graduates Do? 2013 version now available

The 2013 edition of What Do Graduates Do? has been published. What Do Graduates Do? is a collaboration between the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group and HECSU. The research shows the destinations of 242,285 first degree graduates and 81,650 postgraduates in January 2013 - six months after they had left university. This year's report features unprecedented data on postgraduate destinations.




'Non-graduate' jobs data - an AGCAS perspective

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that almost half of all university graduates are in jobs that don't require a degree. The ONS analysis, Graduates in the UK labour market 2013, shows 47% of graduates are working in 'non-graduate' roles. AGCAS President, Paul Redmond, asks: what is a 'non-graduate' job? And how neatly can you classify roles in a changing graduate jobs market?




Vacancy on the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group

The AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group is looking for a new member to write articles for What Do Graduates Do?, written by members of the group and produced in conjunction with HECSU, and contribute to increasing awareness of the publication within AGCAS and beyond.




Big drop in early graduate unemployment, reports What Do Graduates Do?

Findings from the latest (2014) edition of What Do Graduates Do? show that graduate unemployment fell from 8.5% to 7.3% year-on-year, marking the biggest drop in early graduate unemployment in 15 years.

This annual publication is a collaboration between the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group and HECSU: HECSU provides the facts and figures from the DLHE returns and AGCAS members apply their expertise to provide commentary and written articles to help interpret the figures.




Vacancy on the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group

If you regularly read What Do Graduates Do?you will know that it is written by members of the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group and produced in conjunction with HECSU. The group is currently looking for a new member to write articles for the publication and contribute to increasing awareness of the publication, within AGCAS and beyond.




Record number of new graduates in work, reports What Do Graduates Do?

Findings from the 2015 edition of What Do Graduates Do? show that a total of 199,810 graduates were known to be working in the UK six months after graduation, up 6% from last year and marking the largest number of new graduate entrants to the UK labour market on record.

Published annually, What Do Graduates Do? is the result of a close collaboration between AGCAS and Prospects, on behalf of the Higher Education Careers Service Unit (HECSU). 




UK approaches Brexit with strongest jobs market since the recession

Findings from the 2016 edition of What Do Graduates Do? reveal that the unemployment rate for graduates six months after leaving university is 5.7%, a significant fall from 6.3% in 2015.

The report also highlights that graduates are working in more professional roles with the proportion in non-graduate jobs after six months falling from 32% in 2015 to 29% in 2016.

The 2016 report gives a thorough picture of the destinations of last year’s 247,835 UK domiciled first degree graduates in January 2016, six months after they had left university.




Vacancies on the Education Liaison Task Group
AGCAS is seeking applications from members with an interest in the ongoing development of the Education Liaison Task Group.


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What Do Graduates Do? Scotland

What Do Graduates Do? Scotland provides information about the destinations of leavers from Scottish higher education institutions six months after graduation. Although this snapshot is taken very early in their careers, it shows how career paths vary according to students' choice of degree subjects.




What Do Graduates Do?

Published annually, What Do Graduates Do? uses statistics drawn from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE), which is conducted by every university in the UK each year to try and establish what every graduate is doing six months after graduation. What Do Graduates Do? is the result of a close collaboration between AGCAS and Prospects, on behalf of the Higher Education Careers Service Unit (HECSU).

Key findings from the lastest edition of What do Graduates Do? (2016) show that the graduate jobs market is at its strongest since 2007. 


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