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  1. 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.

  2. 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?

  3. 20 Feb 2015

    AGCAS Board vacancy: Director of Communications

    The AGCAS Board has recently opted to reinstate the role of Director of Communications. Nominations are now invited from Full Members of AGCAS, ideally with a background in and/or awareness of corporate communications/the commercial sector, who can demonstrate their suitability for the role.

    The Director of Communications will work closely with the AGCAS Communications Manager to promote, develop and monitor the AGCAS communications portfolio, and to make strategic recommendations to the wider Board. The term of office is three years.


  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 19 Feb 2015

    Win for AGCAS members at NUE Awards

    The sixth National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards) took place on Friday 6 February 2015 in London. The event was organised by RMP Enterprise, sponsored by PwC and supported by AGCAS and AGR. This year's ceremony was also run in association with The Guardian.

  7. 10 Feb 2015

    QAA consultation: Guide for international students studying in the UK

    AGCAS members are invited to contribute to an official AGCAS response to the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education's (QAA) consultation on the draft revised version of International Students Studying in the UK: Guidance for UK Higher Education Providers, now entitled Assuring Quality for International Students Studying in the UK: A Guide for UK Higher Education Providers.

  8. 4 Feb 2015

    New research fund for careers staff

    HECSU are offering a £50,000 Research Fund to support the research interests of careers staff in HECSU member institutions. The funding is available exclusively to projects led by staff at universities that are HECSU members, with up to £5,000 available for each individual project. 

  9. 3 Feb 2015

    TARGETjobs AGCAS award shortlist announced

    Six employers have been shortlisted for the AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement 2015. They were all nominated by higher education careers services. The award is one of the prestigious annual TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards.

  10. 2 Feb 2015

    New liaison officers for CILIP and RICS

    AGCAS is pleased to announce that Lucy Hawkins, Careers Adviser at the University of Oxford, and Jenny Clark, Careers Consultant and Operational Coordinator at the University of Exeter, have been appointed as the new AGCAS liaison officers (ALOs) for the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) respectively.

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