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  1. 12 May 2015

    AGCAS support secures future for legal recruitment code

    AGCAS, AGR (Association of Graduate Recruiters) and the JLD (Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society of England and Wales) have agreed to remain as signatories to the Voluntary Code to Good Practice in the Recruitment of Trainee Solicitors. This follows the recent announcement from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) that they would be withdrawing as a signatory.

  2. 12 May 2015

    Update on careers in building services engineering

    In April 2015, Andrew Byrne, AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and Careers Adviser at Liverpool John Moores University, represented AGCAS at a meeting of the CIBSE Careers Panel.

  3. 1 May 2015

    PwC scrap UCAS points as entry criteria for graduate jobs

    PwC is to scrap the UCAS tariff as an entry criteria for its graduate scheme. Removing UCAS scores as an entry prerequisite follows analysis of applications to the firm from students who have not achieved the normally required A-level grades.

  4. 1 May 2015

    Law careers resources guide reissued

    The AGCAS Legal Professions Task Group has updated and reissued The Good Resources Guide, which contains a wealth of information resources for members to refer to when working with students and graduates interested in a career in law.

  5. 29 Apr 2015

    AGCAS welcomes two new member services

    AGCAS is delighted to announce that two new services have joined the membership in April: Birmingham Metropolitan College and The University of Melbourne (as an International Service Member).

     

  6. 20 Apr 2015

    AGCAS members share medical CV and portfolio resources

    The AGCAS Medical Careers Advisers Network (MCAN) recently asked member services if they would be willing to share their resources aimed at helping careers professionals working with medical students and graduates.

  7. 15 Apr 2015

    Phoenix Education Trust wins TARGETjobs AGCAS award

    Phoenix Education Trust has won the AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement at the 2015 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards. Phoenix Education Trust was nominated by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The award was presented to Rachel Roberts, Director of the Phoenix Education Trust, by Eluned Jones, AGCAS President and Director of Student Employability at the University of Birmingham, at the awards ceremony in London on 1st April. Also pictured is Graham Storey, CEO of Group GTI.

  8. 14 Apr 2015

    University of Leicester wins AGR Award

    The University of Leicester Career Development Service won Preparation for work by Higher Education (Overall Strategy) at the recent AGR Graduate Development Awards. Award winners were announced at the AGR Development Conference 2015 in London on 19 March. The award is given to HE institutions for outstanding commitment to improving the employability and long-term career success of their graduates across a wide range of activities.

  9. 14 Apr 2015

    Update on architectural education from RIBA

    In March 2015, Chris Jones, AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Senior Careers Adviser at The University of Nottingham, attended the RIBA Education Council and Forum. This was an open meeting to discuss and vote on five key recommendations from the RIBA Education Review.

  10. 10 Apr 2015

    New ALO appointed for SkillsActive

    AGCAS is pleased to announce that Charlotte Robinson, Employer Engagement Associate at Loughborough University, is the new AGCAS liaison officer (ALO) for SkillsActive. Charlotte will be liaising with SkillsActive to ensure that all AGCAS members are kept informed about opportunities around the seven main areas they cover: sport, active leisure, hair, beauty, outdoors, play and caravanning.

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