Welcome to the Employability community
If you deliver careers information, advice and guidance AND you'd like to be better equipped to help clients make informed choices about employability or have ideas you'd like to share with others, this AGCAS web community is for you.
Is a degree the best route to a successful career?
Jenny Blakesley, AGCAS Vice President and Director of Careers at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), was recently a guest on Radio 4's You and Yours. The programme's discussion was based around the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics that suggest that increasing numbers of graduates are working in non-graduate roles, and addressed the issues around whether taking a degree is still the best passport to a successful career.
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 ...
- University of Exeter: Partnership with Exeter City Football Club
- University of Ulster: Internship programmes
- AGCAS Awards for Excellence 2013: Winners in focus
- University of Leeds: Careers Registration scheme
- UCL Careers Service: Careers and Cultural Management Module
- Liverpool John Moores University: World of Work Certificate
- University of Huddersfield: The Employability Challenge, Skills for Life
Who we are and where we are
The Unistats website includes details of DLHE data and the results of the National Student Survey for each higher education institution. More details ›
Exchanging views and ideas
All AGCAS members can exchange views and ideas by submitting news articles to this website and contributing to the discussions that follow many articles.
You can also pick the brains of other careers professionals through the EMPLOYABILITY-DEVELOPMENT discussion list (click on 'subscribe' to join). Though not an AGCAS-owned list, it's a list that many AGCAS members subscribe to.
People to contact
Head of Postgraduate Careers and Employability
Manchester Business School, University of Manchester
Closing Date: December 6, 2013
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A new three-day Postgraduate Diploma/MA module of the AGCAS/The University of Warwick CEIGHE qualification. Open to registrants and non-registrants (W...
This three-day residential course is intended for all careers service staff, whether new or experienced, who would like to explore the context in whic...