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  1. 16 Jul 2015

    ALO update on teaching in the FE sector

    In June 2015, Alison Proudlove, AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for The Education & Training Foundation (ETF), met with a respresentative from the ETF to discuss FE teaching. Alison has produced a report giving an update on developments in the sector.

  2. 14 Jul 2015

    Supporting midwifery students: a collaborative approach to delivering advice

    Julie Porter, Careers Adviser at the University of Worcester, gives an insight into working with lecturers and health professionals to help midwifery students become more confident in applying for jobs.

  3. 13 Jul 2015

    Royal etiquette – the joy and terror of visiting the Palace

    Jan Perrett, HE Training Consultant, recently visited the Palace to receive an MBE for her Services to Higher Education. Here, she shares her experiences of the day, from learning how to curtsy to chatting with Princess Anne about HE careers.

  4. 13 Jul 2015

    Creating an employability event for music students

    Claire Bee, Careers Adviser at Edinburgh Napier University, describes how the careers service worked with academics to create a successful employability week for music students

  5. 13 Jul 2015

    Burwalls – the end of an era

    Jan Perrett MBE, former Deputy Director at The University of Nottingham and HE training consultant, reminisces over the many good times spent on AGCAS training courses at Burwalls - and looks at what made it a unique venue.

  6. 3 Jul 2015

    Destinations of disabled graduates revealed in new report

    The AGCAS Disability Task Group has produced the latest edition of What Happens Next? A Report on the First Destinations of 2013 Disabled Graduates. This annual report compares the employment outcomes of disabled and non-disabled university leavers six months after graduation and draws upon the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

  7. 30 Jun 2015

    Attracting new talent - building an employer brand

    Josie Leydon, Employer Liaison Manager at Manchester Metropolitan University's (MMU) Careers & Employability Service, explains how the Employer Liaison Team has reorganised and rebranded itself in order to create a unified service.

  8. 30 Jun 2015

    Construction industry CIAG survey

    The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) are continuously seeking to improve their understanding of how construction-related careers information is communicated to young people and adults by careers advisers, teachers and other influencers. As part of this work, AGCAS members whose role involves providing construction careers information, advice and guidance (CIAG) to young people and/or adults in England, Scotland or Wales are invited to complete an online survey to help identify opportunities for improvement.


  9. 29 Jun 2015

    Phoenix: June 2015 issue available

    The latest issue of Phoenix, the AGCAS journal, is now available.

    The June 2015 edition focuses on collaboration, exploring the fantastic array of innovative and inspirational collaborative work taking place in HE careers. In this issue you can read about examples of internal departmental collaboration, external collaboration with industry and collaboration with students.

  10. 29 Jun 2015

    Vacancies on the Internationalisation Task Group

    The AGCAS Internationalisation Task Group is seeking three new members to help shape the careers support available to international students at UK universities and encourage UK students to gain an international outlook.

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