Post Programme Development

Entries for the AGR Development Awards 2017 have now closed

Award Description & Focus:

Employer entries ONLY

This Award recognises excellence in enabling the long-term success of graduates in your organisation. 

The focus of this Award is on transitioning off the graduate programme, and launching graduates into the wider organisation in a way that helps them establish a successful career with your organisation.


Assessment Criteria:

Vision – Is there a clear vision and objectives for how to achieve the result of graduates staying and driving successful careers in your organisation?

Description of post programme activity – What is innovative about your approach to creating long-term graduate success and career management, which others could adopt or adapt? How did you focus on creating long-term graduate success?  What were the challenges you had to overcome to establish successful graduate career management in your organisation? What was special about how you overcame these?

Stakeholder Engagement - How did people in your organisation support your initiatives in career management?  How did you ensure support was consistent and of high quality?

Impact – Does it make a difference?  Evidence of putting in place tracking mechanisms that allow the long term tracking of graduates, their retention, and progression.  Evidence of improved outcomes.



With each award, we are keen to see how far you have progressed. Show us how you have measured your success. This could be compared to how your organisation performed six months ago, for example, or how you measure up compared to your competitors.


Word Count covering the 4 headings above must not exceed 1200 words

Entries that exceed the maximum word count, or arrive after the deadline date WILL NOT be considered.

Deadline for final submission is: Wednesday 7th December at 5pm.

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