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  1. 18 Nov 2013

    University of Exeter: Partnership with Exeter City Football Club

    The University of Exeter won the AGCAS Careers Service/Employer Partnership Award at the AGCAS Biennial Conference 2013 for their strategic partnership with Exeter City Football Club (ECFC) to provide valuable knowledge and expertise to the football club through the creation of work experience for students.

  2. 18 Nov 2013

    New enterprise blog from AGCAS task group

    Following on from their successful AGCAS Biennial Conference workshop focusing on what careers professionals can do to effectively support students who want to become more enterprising, members of the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Task Group have decided to start a monthly entrepreneurship and enterprise blog.

  3. 18 Nov 2013

    Student-led engineering employability audit project at UWE

    Adele Merrison, Careers Consultant at the University of the West of England (UWE), successfully bid for HE STEM project funding for a student-led employability audit of engineering degrees. The project aims were to demonstrate that capturing the student voice and co-inquiry with learners leads to more meaningful learning and, at the same time, to encourage student input into employability initiatives within the curriculum.

  4. 15 Nov 2013

    University of Leeds: Careers Registration scheme

    The University of Leeds Careers Centre won the AGCAS Student Engagement Award and the AGCAS Excellence Award - Overall Winner at the AGCAS Biennial Conference 2013 for its Careers Registration scheme, a groundbreaking and new compulsory element to university registration, which connects students to the Careers Centre even before they start at the university.

  5. 11 Nov 2013

    University of Huddersfield: The Employability Challenge, Skills for Life

    Crowned AGCAS Awards for Excellence winner in the category of Research, the University of Huddersfield Careers and Employability Service undertook its research project with funding from the PMI2 British Council initiative. The work was carried out in conjunction with the University's School of Education and Professional Development and in partnership with GPNU University in Guangzhou, China.

  6. 11 Nov 2013

    Liverpool John Moores University: World of Work Certificate

    The World of Work Careers Centre at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) won the AGCAS Technology Award at the AGCAS Biennial Conference 2013 for successfully embedding their World of Work Certificate into every undergraduate degree.

  7. 11 Nov 2013

    UCL Careers Service: Careers and Cultural Management Module

    UCL Careers Service, part of The Careers Group, University of London, won the AGCAS Careers Service/Academic Department Partnership Award at the AGCAS Biennial Conference 2013 for successfully delivering a credit bearing professional development module to encourage students to consider their careers in a global context. Since its pilot within the Management Science & Innovation department (MS&I), the programme has seen over 90% of students in employment within three months of graduation.

  8. 30 Oct 2013

    University of Exeter: Think it, Try it, Do it

    The University of Exeter won the AGCAS Entrepreneurship Award (in association with NCEE) at the AGCAS Biennial Conference 2013 for their innovative strategic approach to the provision of enterprise and entrepreneurship education based around a three-fold 'Think about it', 'Try it' and 'Do it' approach.

  9. 22 Oct 2013

    AGCAS welcomes Health Education North East as new member

    AGCAS is delighted to welcome Health Education North East as our latest new member service. The Head of Service (Careers Lead) Mike Wilson, formerly of Newcastle University, has over ten years' careers experience in further and higher education.

  10. 21 Oct 2013

    University of Bedfordshire: Hire Me Project review

    The University of Bedfordshire has won the AGCAS Student and Graduate Employability Award (in association with The Higher Education Academy) at the AGCAS Biennial Conference 2013 for their support for unemployed graduates of any university who live in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.

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