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  1. 2017-03-08

    NewDLHE and the future of graduate outcomes: AGCAS consultation response request

    HESA are currently running a public consultation on the NewDLHE as part of a fundamental review of graduate outcomes data. The proposed NewDLHE will combine a universal census survey of graduates with linked data from other sources (which will include salary information from HMRC). AGCAS members are invited to contribute to an official AGCAS response to the consultation.

  2. 2017-01-06

    Heads of higher education careers services report a healthy graduate job market in 2016, despite challenges of Brexit

    Around 70% of respondents to the Annual AGCAS Graduate Labour Market and Student Engagement Survey reported an increase in graduate vacancies and saw the market as generally more buoyant than the previous year.

  3. 2016-12-12

    Second release of LEO data

    The Government issued the second experimental release of government data on the earnings and employment outcomes of graduates on gov.uk on 1st December 2016.

  4. 2016-11-14

    Nominations open for TARGETjobs AGCAS award 2017

    Nominations are now open for the AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement, part of the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2017. The award recognises those employers who provide outstanding support for careers services' work with students and graduates. AGCAS member services are invited to nominate one employer (of any size and from any sector) who has demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively to ensure that students are equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience that will allow them to enter, thrive in, and gain satisfaction from the world of work.

  5. 2016-11-04

    UK approaches Brexit with strongest jobs market since the recession

    Findings from the 2016 edition of What Do Graduates Do? reveal that the unemployment rate for graduates six months after leaving university is 5.7%, a significant fall from 6.3% in 2015.

    The report also highlights that graduates are working in more professional roles with the proportion in non-graduate jobs after six months falling from 32% in 2015 to 29% in 2016.

    The 2016 report gives a thorough picture of the destinations of last year’s 247,835 UK domiciled first degree graduates in January 2016, six months after they had left university.

  6. 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.

© Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services 2017