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  1. 2016-04-26

    AGCAS Awards for Excellence 2016: nominations open

    Nominations are now open for the AGCAS Awards for Excellence 2016. Nominations are invited from AGCAS member services, individual members of AGCAS, AGCAS Task Groups or partnerships/groups of AGCAS member services, as appropriate for each award category.

  2. 2016-04-11

    AGCAS Annual Conference 2016: Bookings now open

    Bookings are now open for the AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers and Employability Professionals 2016. Returning to a three-day event running from the 6th - 8th September at the University of Chester, the conference theme is Strategy in Action: Innovate, Influence, Impress.

    The conference, supported by headline sponsor Prospects, will include a mix of topical keynote presentations, a wide range of workshops, an exhibition, a conference dinner and the AGCAS Awards for Excellence ceremony. The programme is available on the conference web page.

  3. 2016-04-11

    Prospects to headline sponsor 2016 AGCAS Annual Conference

    AGCAS is pleased to announce that Prospects is the headline sponsor for the AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers and Employability Professionals 2016. We are delighted to be working with Prospects, who have supported AGCAS's flagship conference over many years and helped us to make the Annual Conference the highlight of the HE careers calendar.

  4. 2016-04-07

    J. P. Morgan wins TARGETjobs AGCAS award

    J.P. Morgan has won the AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement at the 2016 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards. J.P. Morgan was nominated by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) for its programme supporting students from low income backgrounds to achieve their full potential.

  5. 2016-03-18

    Update from CIPFA on graduate opportunities

    In March 2016, Justin Richardson, AGCAS Liaison Officer (ALO) for the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), met with CIPFA representative Victoria Davitt to discuss graduate opportunities and developments.

  6. 2016-03-15

    HESA review of destinations and outcomes data: update from AGCAS representatives

    AGCAS is represented on both the strategic and working groups of HESA's review of data on destinations and outcomes for leavers from HE by Co-Chairs of the Graduate Labour Market Sub Committee (GLaM), Terry Dray and Andrew Whitmore. Here, they provide an update on the review and a summary of recent discussions.

    AGCAS's contribution to the review is being welcomed and we are influencing the discussions appropriately.

  7. 2016-03-08

    Executive Director update: AGCAS's strategic themes (March 2016)

    In her first monthly update to AGCAS members, Elaine Boyes, AGCAS Executive Director, outlines AGCAS's strategic theme topics and invites feedback from members.

  8. 2016-03-07

    Phoenix: Employer engagement issue now available

    The latest edition of Phoenix, the AGCAS journal, is now available. The February 2016 issue focuses on employer engagement, with articles outlining the various ways that HE careers and employability services are working with different types of employers.

  9. 2016-03-07

    Birmingham wins NUE Award for best careers service

    AGCAS members were amongst the winners at the annual National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE Awards) that took place on Friday 12 February 2016 in London.

  10. 2016-03-02

    Employer engagement: One size doesn't fit all

    Jonathan Bainbridge, Business Development and Employer Engagement Manager at the University of Reading, discusses the different approaches used by Reading to engage with employers.

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