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AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers Professionals 2014, Warwick

  1. Mon 08 Sep 14

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    Tue 09 Sep 14

    The first AGCAS Annual Conference for HE Careers Professionals,
    sponsored by TARGETjobs

    This two-day event, sponsored by TARGETjobs, was aimed at anyone interested in careers information, employability, working with employers, work experience, advice and guidance, careers and the graduate labour market. The conference theme is Change: Connectivity and Collaboration.

    A message from our headline sponsor, TARGETjobs, for employers interested in attending:

    "TARGETjobs is proud to be the Headline Sponsor of this conference. This is a fabulous opportunity for recruiters to meet with representatives of university careers services, who are a key conduit to the students and key influencers in their career plans and decisions. As well as the formal programme, there will be time to network with advisers and other recruiters and to learn what is going on in the fast-changing world of higher education.

    TARGETjobs has been working in close partnership with AGCAS for the last two years to co-create better careers information for students and we are delighted to be the Headline Sponsor of this important conference for the first time."

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    Keynote speakers
    'Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise' - Eluned Jones, AGCAS President and Director of Student Employability, University of Birmingham
           Eluned Jones - video
    Learning the lessons from the world's first careers and employability MOOC - Laura Brammar and David Winter, The Careers Group, University of London
           Learning the lessons from the world's first careers and employability MOOC - video
    The New AGCAS Quality Code of Practice - Lucy Madahar, AGCAS Director of Quality and Head of Careers and Employability, De Montfort University
    Enterprise for all: connecting through the progressive enterprise pipeline - Sheila Quairney, Chair of EEUK, and Head of Enterprise, Sheffield Hallam University
           Sheila Quairney - video
    'Plus ça change, plus c'est la mème chose' - Anne-Marie Martin, former Director of Shared Services (Students and Graduates), The Careers Group, University of London, and former AGCAS President

    Workshops session A
    A2 - Connecting & collaborating with university departments to achieve a more impactful curriculum career education - Kim Smith, Anna Graves and Ranjit Nainu, University of Leicester
    A3 - 78 Signups & Counting: Changing the way we connect with students and graduates through webinars - Sarah Rourke, University of Hertfordshire - podcast
    A4 - Working with Career Adaptability in practice - Gill Frigerio, The University of Warwick and Toni Wright, Newman University
    A6 - Service level agreements: Connectivity and collaboration between a University Careers Service and academic department - Tim Reed, University of Kent

    Workshops session B
    B1 - Delivering internships in China: Connecting graduates with international career management tools through a collaboration between University of Dundee Careers Service and InternChina - Sophie Morrison and Lynsay Pickering, University of Dundee
    B2 - Student as Producer - connectivity & collaboration: Engaging students as equal partners to generate new knowledge about careers and employability - Pauline Tait and some current Lincoln students, University of Lincoln
    B4 - Heraclitus meets Alan Sugar - the tale of AberPrentice, a real world learning experience to develop resilience, self efficacy and commercial ability - Carolyn Parry and Neil Taylor, Aberystwyth University
    B5 - Using new media on your website to your advantage - Sue Maynard and Georgina Larkin, University of Leeds

    Workshops session C
    C1 - Connecting with career lounges - Lucy Hawkins, University of Oxford
           C1 - Connecting with career lounges - podcast
    C2 - Notes from Careers Guidance Practice: Evaluating the impact of career management skills module and internship programme within a university business school - Tony Taylor, University of Hull

    Workshops session D
    D1 - Making the most of connectivity and collaboration in developing graduate LMI - Nerys Roberts, University of Aberystwyth and Jan Moore, Manchester Metropolitan University
           D1 - Making the most of connectivity and collaboration in developing graduate LMI - podcast
           D1 - Support from the Graduate Labour Market Task Group (GLaM) of AGCAS
    D2 - The Leicester Gold Award: A more personal approach to career development and graduate recruitment - Elizabeth Cornish, University of Leicester
    D3 - Engaging the unengaged student -My Warwick Journey - Sue Bennett, The University of Warwick and Ollie Leggett, IE Design
           D3 - Engaging the unengaged student -My Warwick Journey - podcast

    Alternative Programme
    Using 'What Do Graduates Do?': Connecting destinations with enhanced careers provision - AGCAS Education Liaison Task Group; Janice Montgomery, University of Aberdeen; Helen Kempster, The Careers Group, University of London; and Charlie Ball, HECSU

    Task Group Showcase
    AGCAS Skills Award Task Group




    Conference theme

    Change: Connectivity and Collaboration

    Conference programme

    The conference includes a mix of topical keynote presentations, a wide range of workshops, an exhibition, and a conference dinner. 

    We are offering both a conference programme and an alternative conference programme. Conference participants can pick and choose between both programmes. Workshops and alternative sessions will be free choice on the day. The full programme is now available to download below.

    Keynote speakers

    • Eluned Jones, Director of Student Employability, University of Birmingham and AGCAS President

    • Laura Brammar and David Winter, The Careers Group, University of London

    • Lucy Madahar, Head of Careers and Employability, De Montfort University and AGCAS Director of Quality

    • Sheila Quairney, Chair of EEUK and Head of Enterprise, Sheffield Hallam University

    • Anne-Marie Martin, former Director of Shared Services (Students and Graduates), The Careers Group, University of London, and former AGCAS President

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    Date(s) & Timing 08 Sep 2014 10:30 - 09 Sep 2014 (2 day event) 15:45
    Venue Scarman House, The University of Warwick
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