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  1. 2014-04-17

    Professional development at New College of the Humanities

    AGCAS welcomed New College of the Humanities as a new member service in February 2014. Based in London, it is a small college that opened in 2012. Director of Professional Development, Swatee Jasoria, outlines their professional development programme, which is designed to teach skills and foster behaviours that create greater productivity and job satisfaction.

  2. 2014-04-08

    HECSU seeking bursary case studies

    From 1 August 2014, the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU) will be managing the administration process for the HECSU bursary, which members can apply for to fund their AGCAS/The University of Warwick CEIGHE courses. To help raise awareness of the new application process, HECSU is collating case studies of those who have already benefited from the bursary.

  3. 2014-03-01

    Eluned Jones announced as AGCAS President-Elect

    Following the recent election for the role of President-Elect, Eluned Jones, Director of Student Employability at the University of Birmingham, has been elected to the AGCAS Board. Eluned will take up the position with immediate effect and fulfil the role of President-Elect until the end of July. This will lead to the commencement of a two-year term of office as AGCAS President from 1st August 2014.

  4. 2014-02-21

    Phoenix - February 2014 issue now available

    The latest issue of Phoenix is now available online. The February 2014 edition includes items on the following themes: DLHE and graduate tracking - alternative sources and data integrity; The role of careers information in the modern HE careers service; Approaches to student engagement.

    Download Phoenix February 2014 (Issue 141) 

  5. 2014-02-06

    AGCAS welcomes St Patrick's College, Drumcondra

    AGCAS is pleased to welcome St Patrick's College, Drumcondra (Dublin) to its membership. The college has 2,500 FTE higher education students taking courses in education and humanities at undergraduate and postgraduate level and is a college of Dublin City University (DCU). The careers service previously came under DCU's AGCAS membership. Maura Fallon is the Head of Service.

  6. 2014-01-31

    Vacancy on the AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group

    The AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group is looking for a new member to write articles for What Do Graduates Do?, written by members of the group and produced in conjunction with HECSU, and contribute to increasing awareness of the publication within AGCAS and beyond.

  7. 2014-01-24

    University of Aberdeen: Bringing Graduate Attributes to Life

    The primary aim of this Higher Education Academy (HEA) funded project is to translate high level graduate attribute statements into practical language that can be understood and used by academic staff in their subject areas, students in those areas and also by employers.

  8. 2014-01-21

    Vacancy for the role of AGCAS President-Elect

    Nominations are invited from Full Members of AGCAS for the post of President-Elect on the AGCAS Board of Directors. The duration of this role is approximately six months, leading to the commencement of a two-year term of office as AGCAS President from 1st August 2014. Within the overarching responsibilities there is significant scope and opportunity for the President to undertake and fashion the role to meet his or her own style, strengths and interests. 


  9. 2014-01-14

    AGCAS welcomes University Campus Barnsley

    AGCAS is pleased to welcome University Campus Barnsley into its membership. There are around 700 FTE higher education students studying at the campus and courses available include degrees in art and design, construction, early years, film and animation, music and music technology and teacher training courses. HE provision is managed and delivered by Barnsley College and the degrees are validated by the University of Huddersfield.

  10. 2014-01-14

    TARGETjobs Awards 2014: Nominate an employer

    Once again, AGCAS has been invited by GTI to judge and present an award at the annual TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards to be presented at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on Thursday 20 March. We have chosen as its title: The AGCAS Award for Excellence in Careers and Employability Service Engagement.

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