10 Apr 2015
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.
2 Apr 2015
Following the recent election for the role of AGCAS Director of Communications, Mark Stow, Head of Careers and Employability at the University of Lincoln, has been elected to the AGCAS Board. Mark will take up the position with immediate effect.
26 Mar 2015
In March 2015, Justin Richardson, AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and Careers Adviser at the University of Liverpool, met with a CIPFA representative to discuss graduate opportunities and developments.
23 Mar 2015
Sue Spence, Careers Adviser at the University of Huddersfield and AGCAS Director of Professional Development, discusses AGCAS's increasingly important role in lobbying on behalf of the HE careers sector. Sue reports from three recent meetings at Westminster, where AGCAS was invited to take part in policy-forming consultations and Sue was able to represent the views of AGCAS members at a national level and contribute to the many debates surrounding the future of careers work in the UK.
5 Mar 2015
The University of Kent Careers and Employability Service won the award for Most Improved Commitment to Employability at the recent National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards). The awards took place on Friday 6 February 2015 in London and recognise the outstanding achievements of universities, students and employers in the undergraduate employability market.
2 Mar 2015
AGCAS is pleased to welcome the University of East London (UEL) as a new member service. UEL is one of the top six modern universities for research in the country and is a vibrant university with a vision to bring transformational academic and enterprising opportunities to those in the region. It is one of the most diverse universities in the UK, with more than 120 nationalities represented on campus.
2 Mar 2015
University of the Arts London (UAL) won Best University Careers/Employability Service at the recent National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards). The awards, which took place on Friday 6 February 2015 in London, recognise the outstanding achievements of universities, students and employers in the undergraduate employability market.
24 Feb 2015
AGCAS is pleased to announce that Saiyada Fazal, Careers Adviser at the University of Bath, is the new AGCAS liaison officer (ALO) for the Institute of Physics (IOP). Saiyada will be liaising with the IOP to ensure that AGCAS members are kept informed about the broad range of graduate opportunities in the area of physics.
20 Feb 2015
The latest issue of Phoenix, the AGCAS journal, is now available.
The February 2015 edition focuses on university mission groups, exploring the role these groups play in the higher education landscape. Do they shape careers service employability identities? Unite or divide?
19 Feb 2015
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Migration has published an inquiry report into the impact of closing the Post Study Work (PSW) route in 2012, which allowed non-EU graduates to seek employment in the UK for up to two years after their studies.
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