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  1. 14 Oct 2016

    Audrey McCulloch wins AGCAS Significant Influence Award 2016

    Audrey McCulloch is one of two recipients of the 2016 AGCAS Significant Influence Award. Audrey has been part of the fabric of higher education careers and employability work and, more specifically, AGCAS Scotland for over twenty years.

  2. 13 Oct 2016

    Maureen Tibby wins AGCAS Significant Influence Award 2016

    Maureen Tibby is one of two recipients of the 2016 AGCAS Significant Influence Award for her instrumental role in shaping the higher education careers and employability sector.

  3. 13 Oct 2016

    Salford wins AGCAS Award for Entrepreneurship 2016

    The University of Salford's Careers and Employability Service has been crowned the winner of the 2016 AGCAS Award for Entrepreneurship, sponsored by GSM London. The service has started offering lifelong enterprise and business start-up support to all students and graduates both within the curriculum and beyond. It provides free courses, events and incubators, which attract approximately a sixth of all Salford students to take part in enterprise events each year.

  4. 13 Oct 2016

    Lincoln wins AGCAS Award for Employer Engagement 2016

    The winner of the 2016 AGCAS Award for Employer Engagement, sponsored by Gradconsult, is the University of Lincoln's Careers and Employability Centre. By developing an innovative employability partnership with Lincolnshire Police the university has been able to introduce their first employer-branded Lincoln Award, which has given students unprecedented access to in-house training and facilities, offering a distinct employability advantage whilst increasing police presence and visibility in the local student community.

  5. 13 Oct 2016

    Southampton wins AGCAS Award for Academic Engagement 2016

    The 2016 AGCAS Award for Academic Engagement, sponsored by Gradcore, has been awarded to the University of Southampton. Their impressive partnership between the Careers and Employability Service, the School of Geography and Grosvenor has created tangible and long-lasting benefits to students.

  6. 10 Oct 2016

    York wins AGCAS Award for Technology 2016

    The winner of the 2016 AGCAS Award for Technology, sponsored by FDM, is Careers at the University of York for their York Profiles & Mentors scheme.

    The scheme is an innovative new web platform that connects students directly to graduates working in their job sector of interest. Since its release in December 2015, nearly 1,000 profiles have been created, allowing students to read career stories, ask questions and engage in an ongoing mentoring relationship.

  7. 1 Oct 2016

    Edinburgh wins AGCAS Award for Internationalisation 2016

    The University of Edinburgh Careers Service was crowned the winner of the AGCAS Award for Internationalisation, sponsored by UKCISA, at the 2016 AGCAS Awards for Excellence. The Careers Service supports the wider university's strategic aim of incorporating internationalisation in all areas of university activity.

    In 2015, two of the department's initiatives really stood out for developing students' international mindset, outlook and ambition.

  8. 30 Sep 2016

    Disabled graduates' labour market prospects better than assumed, finds AGCAS report

    AGCAS has published the latest edition of What Happens Next? A Report on the First Destinations of 2014 Disabled Graduates.

    The report compares the employment outcomes of disabled and non-disabled university leavers six months after graduation and draws upon the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey. This edition of What Happens Next? includes, for the first time, data on postgraduate leavers.

  9. 30 Sep 2016

    New liaison officers appointed for construction and biosciences

    AGCAS is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Liaison Officers (ALOs) to facilitate the exchange of information between industry and the HE careers and employability sector. ALO appointments have been made for CITB, the national training organisation for construction in the UK, and the Biochemical Society, an organisation working to promote the molecular biosciences.

  10. 14 Sep 2016

    AGCAS research into students' experience of careers fairs

    In 2015, the universities of Birmingham, Royal Holloway and Salford took part in a pilot project run by members of the AGCAS Research Group.

    The research sought to gain a better understanding of what students gain from careers fairs in terms of information-gathering, opportunities for self-reflection, concrete links to employers, and applications and interview advice.

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