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Careers and Employability Centre Advisory Board

Terms of Reference

1.

The Careers and Employability Centre Advisory Board shall be established and constituted by resolution of Council of the University.

2.1

The Careers and Employability Centre Advisory Board shall meet once in each academic year to receive and consider the annual report of the Director of the Careers and Employability Centre, and shall forward the report to the Council and the Senate, together with such observations thereon as it may think fit.

2.2

The Careers and Employability Centre Advisory Board shall be called to meet on other occasions at the discretion of the Chair, whenever the Chair concludes that such a meeting would be desirable.

3.

The Careers and Employability Centre Advisory Board shall advise the Council, the Vice-Chancellor and the Director on all matters pertaining to the functions of the Careers and Employability Centre.

4.

The Centre exists to help any student, past or present, of the University on any matter relating to vocational training or employment. It is, therefore, responsible for:

(a)

providing individual careers advice and guidance to students;

(b)

maintaining liaison with potential employers and providing facilities for them to promote their opportunities to students seeking employment;

(c)

maintaining information on a range of employers and careers;

(d)

publicising information on vacancies notified to the Centre;

(e)

maintaining records of the employment or training which graduates and post-graduates take up on leaving university: and furnishing such statistics to the Higher Education Statistics Agency;

(f)

co-operating with the member of the academic staff in each department responsible for arranging any formal placement of students on 'integrated' courses;

(g)

assisting students to obtain work experience and develop employability skills;

(h)

providing relevant information to sections of the University involved with outreach and publicity;

(i)

maintaining liaison with other careers services and organisations where appropriate, and co-operating in matters of mutual interest;

(j)

developing new ideas and approaches relevant to vocational choice;

(k)

presenting an annual report to the Board.

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