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  1. 27 Jul 2015

    MAC review of Tier 2 - call for evidence

    The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published a call for evidence for a wider review of the Tier 2 route of the Points Based System, the route for skilled workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who have an offer of skilled employment in the UK.

  2. 23 Jul 2015

    Disability Task Group seeks new members

    There are currently vacancies for AGCAS members on the AGCAS Disability Task Group (DTG). The group is active and enthusiastic and is keen to welcome new members who share their interest in helping disabled students and graduates.

  3. 16 Jul 2015

    ALO update on teaching in the FE sector

    In June 2015, Alison Proudlove, AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for The Education & Training Foundation (ETF), met with a respresentative from the ETF to discuss FE teaching. Alison has produced a report giving an update on developments in the sector.

  4. 14 Jul 2015

    Supporting midwifery students: a collaborative approach to delivering advice

    Julie Porter, Careers Adviser at the University of Worcester, gives an insight into working with lecturers and health professionals to help midwifery students become more confident in applying for jobs.

  5. 13 Jul 2015

    Vacancies on the AGCAS Board of Directors

    Nominations are invited from Full Members of AGCAS for the posts of President-Elect and Plenary Committee Representative on the AGCAS Board of Directors.

    The emphasis of both roles, as with all Board positions, is on strategic input and direction, representation and profile-raising.

  6. 13 Jul 2015

    Royal etiquette – the joy and terror of visiting the Palace

    Jan Perrett, HE Training Consultant, recently visited the Palace to receive an MBE for her Services to Higher Education. Here, she shares her experiences of the day, from learning how to curtsy to chatting with Princess Anne about HE careers.

  7. 13 Jul 2015

    Creating an employability event for music students

    Claire Bee, Careers Adviser at Edinburgh Napier University, describes how the careers service worked with academics to create a successful employability week for music students

  8. 13 Jul 2015

    Call for Phoenix articles: Surviving and thriving through change

    The AGCAS Phoenix Editorial Team is seeking articles for the next issue of Phoenix, AGCAS's digital journal, which is due to be published in October 2015.

  9. 13 Jul 2015

    Burwalls – the end of an era

    Jan Perrett MBE, former Deputy Director at The University of Nottingham and HE training consultant, reminisces over the many good times spent on AGCAS training courses at Burwalls - and looks at what made it a unique venue.

  10. 10 Jul 2015

    Vacancies on the Phoenix Editorial Group

    The Phoenix Editorial Team is recruiting two new members to help produce Phoenix, AGCAS's digital journal, which is published three times a year. Phoenix has a growing readership and the team is committed to producing a high-quality journal that acts as a platform for instigating debate and sharing experiences and good practice.

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