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  1. 19 Mar 2015

    ALO vacancy with SkillsActive

    AGCAS is seeking a new liaison officer (ALO) for SkillsActive, the Sector Skills Council (SSC) for active leisure, learning and well-being. Their work is largely focused around the seven sectors they cover - sport, active leisure, hair, beauty, outdoors, play and caravanning - and their primary aim is to increase the demand, quality and availability of skills provision throughout these sectors across the UK.

  2. 19 Mar 2015

    Vacancies on the Employer Action Task Group

    The AGCAS Employer Action Task Group is currently seeking new members and is particularly interested in expressions of interest from individuals based in Wales, the South West, East Anglia and Scotland, as well as members from post-'92 universities. The group exists to: share best practice and foster networking and quality improvement among all AGCAS employer liaison staff; offer expertise and ideas to support central AGCAS initiatives; engage employers and professional bodies; and update and produce relevant materials or policies. 

  3. 6 Mar 2015

    Election for Director of Communications - voting open

    Following the recent advertisement for a Director of Communications to serve on the AGCAS Board, Full Members of AGCAS are invited to vote in an online poll to decide who should be elected. 

    Nominations were received for: Manpreet Dhesi and Mark Stow. The nominee who secures the most votes by the closing date of 5pm on Tuesday 31 March 2015 will be duly elected.

  4. 5 Mar 2015

    Commitment to Employability award for the University of Kent

    The University of Kent Careers and Employability Service won the award for Most Improved Commitment to Employability at the recent National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards). The awards took place on Friday 6 February 2015 in London and recognise the outstanding achievements of universities, students and employers in the undergraduate employability market.

  5. 2 Mar 2015

    University of East London - new AGCAS member

    AGCAS is pleased to welcome the University of East London (UEL) as a new member service. UEL is one of the top six modern universities for research in the country and is a vibrant university with a vision to bring transformational academic and enterprising opportunities to those in the region. It is one of the most diverse universities in the UK, with more than 120 nationalities represented on campus.

  6. 2 Mar 2015

    University of the Arts London win NUE award

    University of the Arts London (UAL) won Best University Careers/Employability Service at the recent National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards). The awards, which took place on Friday 6 February 2015 in London, recognise the outstanding achievements of universities, students and employers in the undergraduate employability market.

  7. 24 Feb 2015

    New AGCAS relationship with the Institute of Physics

    AGCAS is pleased to announce that Saiyada Fazal, Careers Adviser at the University of Bath, is the new AGCAS liaison officer (ALO) for the Institute of Physics (IOP). Saiyada will be liaising with the IOP to ensure that AGCAS members are kept informed about the broad range of graduate opportunities in the area of physics.

  8. 20 Feb 2015

    Phoenix: February 2015 edition now available

    The latest issue of Phoenix, the AGCAS journal, is now available.

    The February 2015 edition focuses on university mission groups, exploring the role these groups play in the higher education landscape. Do they shape careers service employability identities? Unite or divide?

  9. 19 Feb 2015

    Impact of the closure of the Post Study Work route revealed

    The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Migration has published an inquiry report into the impact of closing the Post Study Work (PSW) route in 2012, which allowed non-EU graduates to seek employment in the UK for up to two years after their studies.

  10. 19 Feb 2015

    Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex joins AGCAS

    AGCAS is delighted to welcome Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) as a new member service. KSS is a Local Education and Training Board and part of Health Education England. It has been established to ensure the effective planning, education and training of the NHS workforce within the region.

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