AGR in the News

02.07.15

Graduate recruitment industry: only a third of professionals expect to stay in the next 5 years

A survey published today by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), conducted by Mercer, on salaries, resources and aspirations in the student recruitment and development industry, reveals only 37% of industry professionals expect to stay...

03.06.15

AGR 2015 Recruitment Awards - Shortlists Announced

We are delighted to unveil the shortlists of our 2015 Recruitment Awards! All selections have been made by our professional judging panels over the past two weeks, each chaired by an AGR board member. And the selected companies are… ...

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...