Nominations open for 2018 Awards

We are excited to announce the new line up of AGCAS Awards for Excellence:

  • Award for Research Informed Practice open to AGCAS member services, service collaborations and task groups contributing to the generation of new knowledge and insight that has been or could be used to enhance the work of AGCAS member services.  
  • Significant Contribution Award open to AGCAS member services, service collaborations and task groups able to demonstrate they have brought significant benefits to the AGCAS community, HE careers and employability profession and/or sector.
  • Award for Building Effective Partnerships open to AGCAS member services able to demonstrate effective collaboration with one or more organisations, with the ultimate aim of demonstrable benefits for the service’s stakeholders.
  • Award for Strategic Innovation open to AGCAS member services who can show the effective design or redesign of the way in which a service is delivered in order to adapt to changes and/or meet new demands, whether institutional, regional or sector-wide. This can also include incorporating the use of new technologies.
  • Award for Supporting Student/Graduate Employability open to AGCAS member services who can show effective development and implementation of an initiative with the ultimate aim of improving the student/graduate outcomes and learning gain.
  • Outstanding Newcomer Award for an individual who has worked in an AGCAS member service and been a Full or Affiliate Member of AGCAS for fewer than two years consecutively, who has made an outstanding initial contribution to the work of a member service.
  • Significant Influence Award for an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding and sustained contribution to the work of AGCAS. Awarded by the AGCAS Board of Directors.
  • John Roberts Memorial Prize awarded by The University of Warwick to the best student on the AGCAS/Warwick qualification.

Please submit your nominations by 17:00 on Wednesday 16 May to or contact us with any queries.

Download Criteria and Nomination Forms

Download Entry Rules 2018

Winners will be annouced at the AGCAS Awards for Excellence ceremony, part of the AGCAS Annual Conference 2018 conference dinner, University of Exeter, on Wednesday 5 September 2018.