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  1. 7 Mar 2016

    Birmingham wins NUE Award for best careers service

    AGCAS members were amongst the winners at the annual National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards) that took place on Friday 12 February 2016 in London.

  2. 2 Mar 2016

    Employer engagement: One size doesn't fit all

    Jonathan Bainbridge, Business Development and Employer Engagement Manager at the University of Reading, discusses the different approaches used by Reading to engage with employers.

  3. 23 Feb 2016

    A career in chartered accountancy

    ICAEW is keen to raise awareness of a career in chartered accountancy amongst students and careers advisers. Jacqueline Grisdale, Marketing Manager, Student Recruitment, at the ICAEW, has provided an overview of the careers resources they have available to members, and is working with the new AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) Natalie Morris to raise awareness of graduate opportunities.

  4. 22 Feb 2016

    TARGETjobs AGCAS award 2016 shortlist announced

    Six employers have been shortlisted for the AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement 2016. They were all nominated by AGCAS-member higher education careers services.

    One of the prestigious annual TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards, the AGCAS award focuses on employers who develop and sustain good working relationships with higher education careers and employability services.

  5. 15 Feb 2016

    Careers in architecture: Update from RIBA

    Chris Jones, AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Senior Careers Adviser at The University of Nottingham, has been liaising with RIBA to provide members with an update on changes to architectural education and careers in architecture.

  6. 11 Feb 2016

    Engaging SMEs at the University of Westminster

    Frances Gow, Employability Manager at the University of Westminster, explains how they have developed their Talent Bank service, originally set up to give students the opportunity to apply for paid temporary and part-time vacancies on campus, to benefit both students and local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  7. 11 Feb 2016

    Capturing the employer engagement agenda: "Just be yourself"

    Mona Vadher, Employer Engagement Manager at City University London, discusses the importance of helping students understand who they are and what they have to offer a graduate employer.

  8. 25 Jan 2016

    Welcome to Elaine Boyes, new AGCAS Executive Director

    We are delighted to welcome Elaine Boyes as AGCAS's new Executive Director. Elaine took up post on 18th January and is already working very closely with the Board of Directors and senior staff on key priorities.

    Elaine brings significant previous experience in staff management, strategy development and business planning. Her appointment is crucial to the future of the organisation and our vision of creating a sustainable and representative professional body.

  9. 25 Jan 2016

    AGCAS responds to green paper for HE reform

    AGCAS has submitted its response to the government's green paper, Fulfilling our potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, which sets out proposals to change the HE landscape.

  10. 12 Jan 2016

    New members on the GLaM Sub Committee

    New members have been appointed to the AGCAS Graduate Labour Market (GLaM) Sub Committee. Andrew Whitmore (Manchester) joins the group as Co-Chair working alongside Terry Dray, existing Co-Chair and the Heads of Service Representative on the AGCAS Board of Directors. The group is also joined by Christopher Tye (Reading) and Stephen Davie (Sheffield).

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