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  1. 4 Dec 2017

    Straight Talking: Effective Career Discussions at Work

    Drawing on the accounts of over one hundred managers and professionals, this report explores the key features of effective career discussions at work.

  2. 26 Jan 2016

    Skills Awards: Sharing good practice

    This section is intended to hold information relating to both the development and the delivery of skills awards. The resources have been made available to share good practice amongst the skills awards community and AGCAS members.

  3. 4 Jan 2016

    Steps to Postgraduate Study

    This online guide to taught postgraduate study, developed by the four higher education funding bodies (HEFCE, SFC, HEFCW and DELNI) in conjunction with CRAC, offers information and advice to prospective students on study options, finance and other practical matters. It also covers the benefits of study at this level.

  4. 9 Dec 2015

    Supply and demand for higher-level skills

    This Universities UK report provides a general analysis of the supply and demand for higher-level skills. It asks whether there are too many or too few graduates, whether their subject choice is suited to future labour market requirements, and to what extent they are lacking the general employability, practical and technical skills required by a modern knowledge economy.

  5. 13 Jul 2015

    Should I Do A PhD?

    This e-book has been developed to help all those who are considering undertaking a PhD. The focus is on using career decision-making approaches to assess and prepare for this rather than on the choice of research topic. 

  6. 15 Jun 2015

    Supporting and Enhancing the Experience of International Students in the UK

    This guide, produced by the QAA, examines how HE providers can support international students studying in the UK and enhance their experience. It is aimed at all staff with responsibility for international students or who engage with them, including student advisers, international officers, student services managers and careers advisers.

  7. 2 Jun 2015

    Smart Workplace 2040

    How will employees interact with their places of work in 25 years from now? The Smart Workplace 2040 anticipates important changes to our working environment and has far-reaching consequences for organisatons.

  8. 23 Feb 2015

    Student mental wellbeing in higher education: Good practice guide

    This guidance for the teaching and support of students experiencing mental health difficulties draws on evidence and practice from within the higher education sector and reports from government and the health and voluntary sectors.

  9. 10 Sep 2014

    Support for Arts and Humanities Researchers Post-PhD

    This study presents the results of a detailed survey highlighting the experiences and issues facing early career researchers (ECRs) in the arts and humanities who initially pursue a career in the higher education (HE) sector. These include those funded through short-term and/or teaching funding as well as those supported on AHRC-funded projects or through the British Academy Post-doctoral Fellowships scheme.

  10. 10 Sep 2014

    Should I Stay or Should I Go? An investigation of graduate regional mobility in the UK and its impact upon early career earnings

    This paper uses HESA data from the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2003/04 to examine whether more mobile students (in terms of choice of institution and location of employment) earn more than those who are less mobile.

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