5 Apr 2013
AGCAS welcomes the recently-launched revised UK Quality Code for Higher Education Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement (QAA, March 2013) and is pleased to have been centrally involved in its production through representation on the chapter's advisory group.
28 Mar 2013
Psychological testing qualifications: revalidation update (Submitted by AGCAS member)
The AGCAS Psychometric Assessment Task Group has produced an update summarising guidelines on revalidating testing qualifications, as issued by the Psychological Testing Centre (PTC). The PTC will be issuing further guidance in the coming months, including the use of a suggested activity-recording pro forma.
25 Mar 2013
OPEN (Online Presence, Employability, Network) is an HEA-funded project, created by the University of Aberdeen for and with students to increase their digital employability skills. It will be a resource that aims to ensure tomorrow's graduates are keeping up-to-date with digital employability methods via social media.
12 Mar 2013
Three new AGCAS Company Law Members have been appointed to replace this year's outgoing members. The new members are: Stephen Boyd, University of Huddersfield; Karen Lennox, Glyndŵr University; and Ann Smart, Northumbria University.
12 Mar 2013
The University of Dundee Careers Service has won runner up in the Employability Initiative Awards from The Guardian for their innovative internship programme. The Scottish Internship Graduate Certificate (SIGC) is a credit-bearing academic qualification consisting of a six-week intensive taught module and a six-month internship placement with a Scottish employer.
7 Mar 2013
Sir Tim Wilson, author of the Wilson Review, Dave Jarman, Chairman and Director of Enterprise Educators UK, Jeremy Budd, Vice-President of IBM, and Carl Gilleard, Chief Executive at the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), have all been confirmed as keynote speakers for AGCAS Biennial 2013, which will take place 10 - 12 September at the University of Exeter.
4 Mar 2013
Getting Graduates into Careers: Better support for students and careers professionals from The Careers Group
The Careers Group, University of London has released its new website Getting Graduates into Careers - with a new URL, redesigned interface, thousands of graduate jobs, the latest news about their events, and recruitment solutions. The aim is to make job hunting and graduate recruitment easier, faster and better informed than ever before.
1 Mar 2013
AGCAS was represented at February's TARGETjobs Breakfast News in London by Gemma Green, AGCAS Communications Manager. The event included presentations on the changing nature of graduate recruitment, brand values, graduate messaging and campus marketing.
21 Feb 2013
The AGR Financial Services Focus Group met in February 2013 at a Lloyds Banking Group office in London. The meeting was attended by Graham Philpott, Career Development Consultant at the University of Reading and AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for this group, who also put questions from AGCAS members to the group. There were 15 employers present, including investment banks, universal banks, insurers, professional services and regulators.
8 Feb 2013
AGCAS member Julie Bhagat has produced a guide on using audio feedback in careers work. Based on research carried out for her MA Career Guidance Studies final project, the guide shares good practice, tips and suggestions from AGCAS colleagues on the use of audio clips to give CV feedback.
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