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This community is for anyone involved in delivering careers education to HE students and graduates, both inside and outside the curriculum. It is intended as a forum for the exchange of ideas and views and will promote good practice.

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  • AGCAS to help implement Shadbolt computer science recommendations

    The AGCAS Board is pleased to endorse the publication of the final report from the Shadbolt review of computer sciences degree accreditation and graduate employability. AGCAS has been identified as a key organisation that needs to be involved in the implementation of a series of recommendations.

    This independent review explored the accreditation arrangements for computer science degrees to ensure that they continue to be fit for the future. The focus was on the purpose and role of accreditation and how the system can support the skills requirements of employers and improve graduate employability.

  • Election for new AGCAS Treasurer - cast your vote

    Following the recent advertisement for the position of Treasurer to serve on the AGCAS Board of Directors, Full Members of AGCAS are invited to vote in an online poll to decide who should b...

  • 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 o...

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Foundation for Excellence: An Evaluation of the Foundation Programme (Collins Report)

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This is an evaluation of the Foundation Programme, five years after its introduction. The report examines whether new medical graduates are able to learn efficiently and effectively, and wheth... More details ›

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Closing Date: May 31, 2016


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AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers and Employability Professionals 2016, Chester

We are delighted to announce that bookings are now open for our flagship event, the AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers and Employability Professio...

06 Sep 2016 to 08 Sep 2016

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Challenges of Careers Work in HE, Warwick - NOW FULL


This three-day residential course is a core module of the AGCAS/Warwick Postgraduate Certificate...

21 Jun 2016 to 23 Jun 2016

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