Phoenix (the AGCAS journal)
Latest issue: June 2016 - Defining graduate attributes
The latest edition of Phoenix focuses on the topical, yet contentious issue of graduate attributes. Despite being widely preached by universities, careers services and students alike, confusion still surrounds the graduate attributes agenda. While some industry experts believe graduate attributes are the key to unlocking graduate individuality and success, others believe that the concept is too vague and could lead to the demise of graduate diversity. By investigating the pros, the cons and the point of graduate attributes for enhancing employability, this issue offers a comprehensive discourse on where the debate currently stands.
Phoenix is the AGCAS journal, produced three times a year. Publication dates are February, June and October. Phoenix was re-launched as a digital journal in January 2013.
Each issue focuses on a specific theme. Regular content includes:
• features on the latest developments in the world of HE careers and employability;
• opinion pieces;
• recent careers-related research;
• Careers Anonymous.
Next issue: October 2016
Author(s): Editor: Gemma Green, AGCAS Communications and Engagement Manager; AGCAS Phoenix Editorial Group
Production date: 2015
How to obtain: An archive of digital and pre-digital issues is below (only available to AGCAS members who have registered with this site and signed in).
Communities: Yorkshire and Humberside, West Midlands, Wales, Teaching Professions, South West England, South England, South East England, Scotland, Research Staff, Research, Recruiters and Partners, Quality, Qualification, Psychometric Assessment, Postgraduate, North West England, North East England, London, Legal Subjects, Ireland, Internationalisation, ICT, Health and Medical Professions, Heads and Deputies, Graduate Labour Market (GLaM), Enterprise, Employability, East Midlands, Diversity, Creative Industries, Careers Information, Careers Education, Careers Advice and Guidance, AGCAS
Audiences: Academics, Careers practitioners , Employers
Digital Phoenix downloads: January 2013 - latest version (AGCAS members only)
- Digital archive (Locked)
Phoenix article submission downloads
Phoenix themes and issues archive (1977 - present day)
- Previous Phoenix themes (Locked)
Phoenix production downloads
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