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  1. 2015-09-30

    Suggestions for new types of graduate jobs wanted

    As part of our joint commitment with Graduate Prospects to ensure career resources are relevant and current, AGCAS and Graduate Prospects are looking to expand the series of Types of Jobs (Occupational Profiles) in 2016. As part of this expansion, we would like your help with suggestions for new titles.

  2. 2015-09-29

    Representing AGCAS in the media: Directory of Experts

    Do you have a good knowledge of a particular area of careers and employability work, for example subject or sector-specific LMI, widening participation, diversity issues, international students, or postgraduate study? AGCAS holds a Directory of Experts: a register of AGCAS members who volunteer, as opportunities and requests arise, to speak confidently on behalf of the organisation to the press, researchers and other interested parties.

  3. 2015-09-16

    Spotlight on the company secretarial profession

    The Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA) is keen to raise awareness of the company secretarial profession, and that of the chartered secretary, amongst students and careers advisers. Tara Wilson, Business Development Manager at ICSA, has provided an overview of the profession, and of the careers resources available to members, and is working with AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) Chris Packham to raise awareness of graduate opportunities.

  4. 2015-09-11

    AGCAS appoints new ALO for the ICAEW

    AGCAS is pleased to announce that Natalie Morris, Employability and Enterprise Officer at UWE, is the new AGCAS liaison officer (ALO) for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Natalie will be liaising with the ICAEW to ensure that members are kept informed about graduate careers in the profession.

  5. 2015-09-08

    AGCAS Awards 2015: winners announced

    The results of the 2015 AGCAS Awards for Excellence have been announced. Winners were presented with their awards at the AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers and Employability Professionals conference dinner and awards ceremony in Warwick.

  6. 2015-08-03

    AGCAS Awards 2015: shortlists announced

    AGCAS is delighted to announce the shortlists for the AGCAS Awards for Excellence 2015. Nominations were received for a wide range of projects and for individuals from AGCAS member services in all parts of the UK.

  7. 2015-07-14

    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.

  8. 2015-07-13

    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.

  9. 2015-07-13

    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

  10. 2015-07-03

    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.

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