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AGCAS Cymru Wales Conference

Conference Centre



14th September 2017 - This inaugural conference will be an opportunity to network with others and to share best practice on embedding and delivering dimensions of employability. The Conference has been sponsored by TARGETjobs and is free of charge to all delegates including academic colleagues.


Detailed Description

11.00 – 11.45

Workshop 1:

Title – ‘Scale up and go digital – how to provide micro placements for all…’ (Delivered by Swansea University)

Area of interest - Work Experience: Processes, Principles and Practice that showcase how placements and work related learning is managed within your Institution


Workshop 2:

 Title -  Equality and employability through work experience in HE (Delivered by University of South Wales)

Area of interest- GO Wales at Cardiff University and University of South Wales


Workshop 3 

Title – ‘Bridging the Gap  - Embedding Enterprise & Employability in the curriculum’ (Delivered by University of South Wales)

Area of interest –Employability & Enterprise:   Sharing best practice, how collaboration across the USW Careers Team has increased staff and student engagement in Enterprise and Employability Education.


13.45 – 14.30


Workshop 4:

Title – Engaging all students equally in employability (Delivered by Swansea University)

Area of interest – Employability Awards: an overview of one employability award, its challenges, impact and direction of travel.


Workshop 5

Title – Aber Forward (Delivered by Aberystwyth University)

Area of interest – an innovative approach to offering placements and graduate internships


Workshop 6

Title - Using student Career Readiness survey data to inform our work (Delivered by Cardiff University)

Area of interest – Student engagement:embedding a data-led approach to focus resourses and deliver the right provision to the right students at the right time

To take place at the USW Conference Centre, Treforest Campus, CF37 1DL.

Please contact the USW Conference and Events Team with any queries on 01443 4 82002 or email events@southwales.ac.uk.


Closing date 8th September 2017.  Cancellations must be made in writing prior to 8th September 2017

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