AGCAS Supporters

The AGCAS Supporters programme gives organisations working with higher education careers services privileged access to the AGCAS community. It is an opportunity for organisations to demonstrate their support for HE careers professionals, and the AGCAS mission and vision, by collaborating with us on activities to support the community in the development of thought leadership and best practice in student career development and graduate employment.

We offer four categories of annual AGCAS Supporter activities:

Platinum Supporters

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Our mission is to help students realise their potential in the world of work. It’s about students finding the right role and employers finding the most suitable candidates. But it’s more than that – it’s about helping young people discover options, develop and build confidence. To do this, we partner with employers, universities, colleges, schools and other technology providers

We offer employers student research, attraction, virtual platforms and recruiting services. We support universities in delivering world-class career management and student services. Brands include targetconnect, targetjobs, gradireland, Recruiting Solutions and Cibyl. Today the GTI network includes 1.6+ million students and recent graduates, 80 education institutions and 100,000 employers across the UK and Ireland.

Learn more about GTI


Shortlist.Me is an employment readiness solution that transforms the way mock assessments are facilitated. Used to prepare students for the world of work and maximise their employability prospects, Shortlist.Me helps institutions better equip their students for employment through practical application, developmental feedback and employer-accredited mock interviews.


Gold Supporters

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With almost 50 years of experience as the student services and employability agency for the sector​, we use our unique insight into what graduates do, where they go and what their motivations are to guide and inspire their career choices. We are delighted to continue our partnership with the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) and support careers and employability services as they guide students and graduates along this career journey.

Prospects is now part of Jisc, the UK's technology solutions organisation for higher and further education. This unique and established position in the sector, along with our unparalleled knowledge of graduate careers, allows us to manage and support a range of key initiatives within higher and expand these services into further education. is the UK's biggest graduate careers website with more than two million monthly student and graduate users accessing expert ACGAS careers content and opportunities and delivering highly effective and targeted campaigns for recruiters. Prospects Hedd, the UK higher education's official degree verification service, helps universities to manage incoming verification requests from employers, agencies and other universities, and plays a leading role in combating degree fraud. We also deliver Prospects Luminate, the home of student and graduate labour market information accessed by more than 17,000 careers professionals and HE sector stakeholders.

We really look forward to working with AGCAS and careers service colleagues to help students and graduates navigate their career journey in 2021 and beyond, with all the challenges and opportunities this will bring. To get in touch please contact


As a trusted partner in higher education for more than 20 years, Symplicity is committed to putting the university first by empowering our clients with innovative, easy-to-use solutions that enable them to streamline processes, improve outcomes, and cultivate positive relationships with their students, customers, and communities.

Over 1,300 higher education institutions globally trust our comprehensive solutions to provide students with the tools and connections they need to enhance their employability while preparing to succeed in today’s job market.

We are committed to ongoing investment in technology innovation to ensure we meet the needs of our customers today and in the future, and guarantee data protection, security and ownership. Visit to learn more.

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Handshake blends the best aspects of a career management system, an early career professional network, and a virtual career engagement platform. Handshake was founded in 2014 with a mission to democratise opportunity. Today, Handshake supports over 1,000 educational partners in the UK and US who use the platform to connect to over 500,000 companies and 17M students.

Universities select Handshake for three key reasons:

  • Handshake’s students-first user experience helps increase student engagement and satisfaction
  • Handshake’s network architecture increases access to opportunity for students while streamlining the graduate recruitment process for companies of all shapes and sizes.
  • Handshake’s administrative tools (e.g. reporting, appointment scheduling, etc) are designed to save teams time while supercharging their impact and reducing costs.

For our latest Netpotism Research Paper that investigates the post-Covid jobs landscape and implications for employers, students and society, click here.


Silver Supporters

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The Career Center by JobTeaser is the only career service platform offered to universities free of charge and provides the most accessible and engaging way for students to gain information, advice and guidance, explore the job market and a wide range of job opportunities from local employers and SME’s to some of the world’s largest brands. Our business model means universities are our partners, at the centre of what we do with shared goals. 

JobTeaser has created a unique ecosystem of universities, employers, students and recent graduates with a mission to prepare the new generation to reach their full potential, embrace the future with optimism and make their mark in the world.

Over 30 Universities in the UK and over 600 universities worldwide already use JobTeaser to help their students make informed career choices in line with their individual aspirations, values and goals making us the European leader for career guidance and the recruitment of students and recent graduates.

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CareerSet helps career centres make CV support easy and scalable. The online platform enables students to improve their CV independently - and to tailor it to specific vacancies, via personalised and actionable feedback.

We work with leading UK universities with a goal of conducting 10,000+ CV reviews per quarter, while aligning scoring and feedback algorithms to institution-specific standards. Career Advisors can easily keep track of student progress and use gained insights to address individual student needs.

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Abintegro provides a career development platform to over 75% of the UK's universities, enabling every student to access a career development programme that makes a measurable difference to their employability and make informed career decisions. 


Bronze Supporters

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RateMyPlacement is the UK’s leading website for paid placements and internships. Receiving over 3 million student visitors a year, we work with over 400 employers across a wide range of industries to promote their opportunities to our audience of career-conscious students. Student feedback is at the heart of everything we do. Home to 70,000+ student-written reviews, we make it easier for students to find a role and employer that’s right for them – before they apply. 

We also have a University Hub where you’ll find everything from the latest industry news to virtual events, training opportunities and student success stories. Sign up and you’ll also receive bi-weekly newsletters packed with valuable resources to share with your students.

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Started by the University of Warwick in 1997, Unitemps is a university-owned, campus-based recruitment service which addresses the key staffing challenges in higher education. The Unitemps model allows institutions to tackle issues such as legislative compliance, efficiencies and cost savings, while enhancing the overall student experience and meeting the temporary employment requirements of your institution.

With its heritage firmly grounded in the higher education sector, Unitemps is an employment solution placing students, graduates and workers from the wider community in temporary, permanent and internship roles, both on campus and within local businesses.

Our network is currently formed from 18 UK based offices, including those at Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Edinburgh, our new additions from the last financial year.

For almost 25 years, Unitemps has made a significant and tangible contribution to enhancing student employability. 10 of our branches sit directly within university careers departments, ensuring that our national network is well positioned to help students find part-time work, industry placements and graduate jobs upon completing their studies.

Our flexible model has allowed a wide range of universities to benefit from partnering with Unitemps, while our proven online systems have enabled branches to work remotely throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

Despite the pandemic, Unitemps has paid out more than £39 million in wages over the last academic year and has continued to support both partner institutions and businesses with finding talented candidates, while helping students find work.

Find out more or contact the team on

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Discover why leading Universities trust us to power their skills awards & graduate attribute programmes, online pre-arrival bootcamps, plus PG, international, alumni, work placement learning and the digital upskilling of thousands of staff & students... contact us for an exploratory demo at is more than a powerful learning management system. It powers and enables leading career services and graduate attribute teams to easily create and manage rewarding development experiences for thousands of students. It is the only platform where students can log everyday extra-curricular learning experiences and attribute development, giving them a folio for life.

Experience how simple it is to create interactive, media rich learning journeys or utilise ready to go employability and professional skills training from leading companies.

  • Build skills audits and other self-assessments with personalised feedback reports
  • Easily track progress, measure engagement and view individual reflections
  • Map content, skills diagnostics and extra-curricular experiences to one or many frameworks
  • Give your students life long learning with access to a folio to use after they graduate
  • Integrate into VLEs such as Blackboard or Canvas to embed activities and graduate attributes into the wider curriculum


sfG MentorNet is a secure, user-friendly and affordable online mentoring system that simplifies the running of your mentoring programmes, improves communication and enables you to report on and monitor progress in mentoring relationships.

It is developed by a UK business with a wide range of university customers including Brunel University, Cambridge University, Oxford Brookes University, Kingston University London and more. Read a couple of our recent customer blogs to find out more:

We are not a huge corporate, so you won’t get lost amidst the numbers. You won’t be a small cog in a big wheel. We aim to provide a personal and personalised service. Do pop by our virtual table and say hello. We are a friendly group and would love to have a chat.

Visit our website and please follow us on LinkedIn.


To find out more, contact Elaine Boyes, AGCAS Executive Director.