Welcome to the Careers Advice and Guidance community
This community is for anyone interested in careers advice and guidance in an HE context. It is intended as a forum for sharing and discussing theory and good practice, as well as a signpost to resources and events of interest.
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.
As 2016 draws to a close we have compiled a list of some of the scheduled events that AGCAS will be hosting in the new year. This is by no means a complete list, however, it gives a flavour of ju...
The winner of the 2016 AGCAS Outstanding Newcomer Award is Craig Phillips, Career Consultant at The University of Edinburgh. Despite having only started his career in HE 20 months ago...
- Nominations open for TARGETjobs AGCAS award 2017
- UK approaches Brexit with strongest jobs market since the recession
- Isla Fay wins the 2016 John Roberts Memorial Prize
- Disabled graduates' labour market prospects better than assumed, finds AGCAS report
- New liaison officers appointed for construction and biosciences
- AGCAS research into students' experience of careers fairs
- ALO update on teaching in the FE sector
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Are graduates doing enough to find work? (You and Yours, Radio 4)
This Radio 4 programme featured Peter Elias (Institute for Employment Research), Johnny Rich (Real World Magazine) and Alison Hodgson (AGR), and a wide range of calls, both from struggling gradu... More details ›
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All AGCAS members can exchange views and ideas by submitting news articles to this website and contributing to the discussions that follow many articles.
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University of York
Closing Date: January 31, 2017
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This four-day residential course, delivered in two blocks, is intended to enhance the understanding of the key issues and influences impacting on careers...
A one-day course for staff moving into initial client contact work or wanting to review current practice in their role.