AGR in the News

05.05.15

PwC to stop using UCAS points to screen graduate applications

PwC has decided to scrap the UCAS tariff for the vast majority of its graduate roles. Up to now, the firm has required applicants to hold at least 260 to 340 UCAS points, dependent on the role. PwC believe that employers miss out on key talent f...

31.03.15

Graduate recruiters call for better links between universities and firms

Universities need to build more “genuine partnerships” with employers, according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters. The AGR made the observation in a pre-election manifesto published on 27 March that sets out what it would li...

31.03.15

AGR Manifesto calls for boost to student employability to address skills shortage

All students should benefit from meaningful work experience The UK needs to be an attractive place for international students Schools and universities should embed work-related learning in the curriculum The Association of Graduate Recrui...

23.03.15

AGR announces 2015 Development Award Winners

Centrica wins ‘Overall Graduate Development Award’ for their Graduate Induction Strategy. University of Leicester named as winner of best ‘Overall Strategy’ for ‘Preparation for Work by Higher Education’. Ro...

11.03.15

AGR Event Report: Attraction & Marketing Forum 09.03.15

How can you design an attraction strategy that gets real results? AGR’s second ever Attraction & Marketing Forum took place in early spring on Monday 9th March, the point in the year at which many employers are reviewing the milk...