3 Oct 2013
AGCAS is seeking a liaison officer (ALO) for NHS Careers, the careers information service for the NHS in England. The NHS recruits a large number of graduates each year into a variety of roles and is keen to ensure that HE careers advisers are able to access up-to-date information about career opportunities and have a channel through which they can ask questions on behalf of their students.
30 Sep 2013
AGCAS is pleased to welcome Newman University as its 135th member service. The university is based in Birmingham and has just over 2,500 higher education students. Head of Service, Melissa Clarke, was previously a Conference Member of AGCAS.
22 Sep 2013
The preliminary findings of a smaller businesses research project undertaken by GTI Media in partnership with STEP, and with the support of AGCAS, NUS and CIPD, have been released.
18 Sep 2013
The results of the 2013 AGCAS Awards for Excellence have been announced. Winners were presented with their awards at an official ceremony and dinner as part of the AGCAS Biennial Conference at the University of Exeter, earlier this month. The number of nominations received in each category is evidence of the high-quality, innovative and collaborative work taking place at AGCAS member services across the country.
17 Sep 2013
AGCAS is delighted to welcome the University of Cape Town as its first non-UK and Ireland service member. Head of Service, David Casey, was formerly an AGCAS member at University College Dublin. David and two colleagues, Nawaal Boolay and Shaminie Chetty, attended AGCAS Biennial at the University of Exeter earlier this month.
4 Sep 2013
The 2013 edition of What Do Graduates Do? has been published. What Do Graduates Do? is a collaboration between the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group and HECSU. The research shows the destinations of 242,285 first degree graduates and 81,650 postgraduates in January 2013 - six months after they had left university. This year's report features unprecedented data on postgraduate destinations.
22 Aug 2013
At this time of the year, thoughts turn to preparing materials, workshops and online content. During the last few months, the AGCAS Careers Education Task Group has been scouting around for examples of good practice and has recently launched a new collection of resource sheets. These bring together different approaches used by HE careers service colleagues to help students analyse and articulate their skills.
7 Aug 2013
Following the recent election for a new AGCAS Director of Professional Development, we are delighted to announce that Sue Spence, Careers Adviser at the University of Huddersfield and current AGCAS Company Secretary, has been elected to the role.
6 Aug 2013
Following the announcement of the official partnership between AGCAS and GTI Media, the AGCAS Publications Team is delighted to announce that the final set of updated Diversity Matters titles is now live on targetjobs.co.uk.
5 Aug 2013
AGCAS is delighted to welcome three new member services into the HE careers and employability community. GSM London, Blackburn College and the South West Peninsula Career Planning Service, part of Health Education South West, all gained AGCAS Service Membership - UK on 1 August 2013.
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