AGCAS Awards for Excellence

AGCAS Awards for Excellence encourage, reward and share good practice amongst HE careers and employability practitioners, and their partner organisations, by promoting quality, innovative and collaborative projects and high professional standards across the full range of HE careers and employability work 

 

The following awards were presented via the AGCAS Awards for Excellence showcase webinars, 25 June 2021.

AWARDS FOR SERVICES

Building Effective Partnerships Award

Open to AGCAS member services who are able to demonstrate effective collaboration with one or more organisations, with the ultimate aim of demonstrable benefits for the service’s stakeholders.

Winner: Durham University

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Strategic Innovation Award

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.

Winner: Falmouth University

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Supporting Student/Graduate Employability Award

Open to AGCAS member services who can show effective development and implementation of an initiative with the ultimate aim of improving student/graduate outcomes and learning gain.

Winner: University of Sussex

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Sustainability Impact (NEW FOR 2021)

Open to AGCAS member services able to demonstrate achieving significant sustainability-related outcomes using minimal and/or limited resources, through methods such as collaboration, changing practices or identifying new opportunities. This can include social and environmental sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic that have been embedded and will be sustained in the future.

Winner: University of Liverpool

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (NEW FOR 2021)

Open to AGCAS member services who are able to show demonstrable progress in achieving equality, diversity and inclusion goals through initiatives that have identified areas of under-representation amongst staff and/or students and are making a difference. This could be in relation to a range of areas including, but not restricted to gender, disability, LGBTIQ+ and Black and minority ethnic under-representation.

Winner: NUI Galway

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AWARDS FOR INDIVIDUALS

Outstanding Newcomer

For an individual who has worked in an AGCAS member service and been a Full or Partner Member of AGCAS for fewer than two years consecutively, who has made an outstanding initial contribution to the work of a member service.

Winner: Amy Fox, University College Dublin

Significant Contribution Award – Individual

For an individual who has worked in an AGCAS member service and been a Full or Partner Member of AGCAS for more than two years consecutively, who has made an exceptional contribution to the work of a member service.

Winner: Jo Timmins, University of Huddersfield

John Roberts Memorial Award

The John Roberts Memorial Award is given to the best student on the AGCAS/University of Warwick Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education qualifications as selected by The University of Warwick Course Director, Phil McCash.

Winner: Louise Ogle

 

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