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  1. 15 Jul 2014

    ScotGrad wins AGR Work Experience Programme Award

    Scotgrad, a Scottish graduate programme helping university and college graduates find paid placements, was awarded the Association of Graduate Recruiters Work Experience Programme Award 2014 at the recent AGR Student Recruitment Awards ceremony.

  2. 14 Jul 2014

    Anne-Marie Martin, former AGCAS President, to retire

    Anne-Marie Martin, Director of Shared Services (Students and Graduates) at The Careers Group, University of London, has announced that she will retire on 31 July 2014.

    During her 31 years of working at the University of London, Anne-Marie has also been an active member of AGCAS, working tirelessly on a wide range of sub-committees and working groups, culminating in her time as AGCAS President, 2010 - 2012.

  3. 11 Jul 2014

    Update on teaching in the further education sector

    In June 2014, Alison Proudlove, Careers and Employability Adviser at Manchester Metropolitan University and AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Institute for Learning (IfL), met with representatives from the Education and Training Foundation and the IfL to discuss further education (FE) teaching. Alison put questions from AGCAS to the group and has produced a report on the discussion.

  4. 11 Jul 2014

    AGCAS appoints new ALO for RIBA

    AGCAS is pleased to announce that Chris Jones, Careers Consultant at Nottingham Trent University, is the new AGCAS liaison officer (ALO) for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Chris will be liaising with RIBA to ensure that members are kept informed about career opportunities in architecture, as well as other factors affecting the profession, such as the impact of the EU Directive on professional qualifications.

  5. 11 Jul 2014

    Call for articles for Phoenix, AGCAS journal

    The editorial team is seeking articles for the next issue of Phoenix, the AGCAS digital journal, which is due to be published in September 2014. In particular, they are interested in receiving contributions on the themes of structures and delivery models and globalisation.

  6. 7 Jul 2014

    AGCAS Annual Conference 2014: Bookings now open

    We are delighted to announce that bookings are now open for our first AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers Professionals, which will take place at The University of Warwick, 8 - 9 September 2014. The theme of this two-day event is Change: Connectivity and Collaboration.

  7. 3 Jul 2014

    TARGETcourses changes to TARGETpostgrad

    GTI has changed the name of targetcourses.co.uk to targetpostgrad.com to more specifically reflect the course content on the site - postgraduate qualifications rather than generic courses - and also in order to be more relevant to an international audience.

  8. 1 Jul 2014

    Review of the Higher Education Achievement Report

    The HEA has commissioned HECSU to review the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR). The review is 'formative' and the HEA's interest lies in assessing the impact that the HEAR has had and whether it has influenced or been taken up and used by key stakeholder groups (including HE providers, employers and students) and has led to improvements in the student learning experience and employability.

  9. 27 Jun 2014

    Closure of Post-Study Work (PSW) route: Call for evidence

    The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Migration has launched an inquiry into the closure of the Post-Study Work (PSW) route for international students. The PSW route allowed non-EU graduates to seek employment in the UK for up to two years after their studies, and was closed by the Home Office in April 2012. AGCAS members are invited to contribute to an official AGCAS response to the inquiry.

  10. 26 Jun 2014

    HESA publishes graduate destinations statistics

    HESA has published statistics on the destinations of UK and other EU domiciled leavers from higher education who obtained qualifications in higher education institutions (HEIs) in the UK during the academic year 2012/13. The data draws on the 2012/13 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey and presents time series analysis relating to 2011/12 when the revised DLHE survey was introduced.

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