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  1. 4 Mar 2014

    New AGCAS Liaison Officer for CITB

    AGCAS is pleased to announce that Laura Kerley, Employment Adviser at Sheffield Hallam University, is the new AGCAS liaison officer (ALO) for CITB, the Construction Industry Training Board. Laura will be liaising with CITB to ensure that members are kept informed about the construction sector and graduate opportunities.

  2. 1 Mar 2014

    Eluned Jones announced as AGCAS President-Elect

    Following the recent election for the role of President-Elect, Eluned Jones, Director of Student Employability at the University of Birmingham, has been elected to the AGCAS Board. Eluned will take up the position with immediate effect and fulfil the role of President-Elect until the end of July. This will lead to the commencement of a two-year term of office as AGCAS President from 1st August 2014.

  3. 25 Feb 2014

    Graduate Prospects seeking AGCAS members to review Types of Jobs

    Graduate Prospects is looking for a small team of experienced HE careers professionals to help ensure the currency of Types of Jobs and to review the ratings for Prospects Planner.

  4. 21 Feb 2014

    Phoenix - February 2014 issue now available

    The latest issue of Phoenix is now available online. The February 2014 edition includes items on the following themes: DLHE and graduate tracking - alternative sources and data integrity; The role of careers information in the modern HE careers service; Approaches to student engagement.

    Download Phoenix February 2014 (Issue 141) 

  5. 18 Feb 2014

    New College of the Humanities and BI Norwegian Business School join AGCAS

    AGCAS is delighted to welcome two new member services: New College of the Humanities in London and BI Norwegian Business School.

  6. 7 Feb 2014

    Insights from the AGR Engineering Sector Focus Group

    The AGR Engineering, Energy and Industry (EEI) Sector Focus Group met in December 2013 to discuss the latest employment hot topics and challenges affecting the sector. The meeting was attended by David Gilchrist, Careers Consultant at City University London and AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) with the AGR group, who also put questions from AGCAS members to the group. The meeting was attended by a range of engineering companies, including Centrica, First Group, Jaguar Land Rover and Siemens.

  7. 6 Feb 2014

    Temporary roles on the AGCAS Skills Awards Task Group

    Two maternity leave vacancies have arisen on the AGCAS Skills Awards Task Group: one position until October 2014 and the other until December 2014. The task group is very active and is currently in the process of organising a national Skills Awards Conference, to be held on 17 June. In addition, they also provide webinars for members and contribute to national work on skills awards, including the recent QAA Recognising Achievement Beyond the Curriculum Toolkit.

  8. 6 Feb 2014

    AGCAS welcomes St Patrick's College, Drumcondra

    AGCAS is pleased to welcome St Patrick's College, Drumcondra (Dublin) to its membership. The college has 2,500 FTE higher education students taking courses in education and humanities at undergraduate and postgraduate level and is a college of Dublin City University (DCU). The careers service previously came under DCU's AGCAS membership. Maura Fallon is the Head of Service.

  9. 5 Feb 2014

    Shortlist for the TARGETjobs AGCAS award announced

    Six employers have been shortlisted for the 2014 AGCAS Award for Excellence in Careers and Employability Service Engagement. They were all nominated by higher education careers services. The award is one of the prestigious annual TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards. The employers have been shortlisted for their commitment and contribution to the careers and employability education, information, advice and guidance offered at each AGCAS member service


  10. 5 Feb 2014

    Introduction to Newman University Careers Service

    AGCAS welcomed Newman University as a new member service in September 2013. The university is based in Birmingham and has just over 2,500 higher education students. Head of Service, Melissa Clarke, talks more about the careers service and their current initiatives and challenges.


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