Each year NAGCAS hosts the “Best Practice Award” which is an opportunity for tertiary careers services to showcase the innovative projects and activities that they have been involved in during the past 12 months.  Each Institutional Representative casts one vote and the top 4 entrants will be invited to present at the annual NAGCAS conference.  A $1000 prize is awarded to the careers service that is judged to be an outstanding example of best practice based on the selection criteria.



Best practice entries need to meet the following selection criteria:

  • Demonstrated benefit to tertiary students, graduate employers and/or tertiary institutions
  • Potentially or currently benefits the NAGCAS organisation, its members and the career development industry; and
  • A degree of innovation.
  • View the 2012 submissions
  • View the 2013 Submissions


Submit an application for 2014

What you will need to do to submit an entry:

  • Create a title for you entry
  • Provide a concise written summary of your entry (50-100 words)
  • Complete the template that explains how your entry addressed the criteria
  • Provide a link to your entry e.g. link to your institutional home page, vodcast, podcast, PDF file etc.
  • Supply an image (optional)
  • Supply your institutional logo (All submissions will be published online and participants will be identified during the conference to allow for maximum idea sharing).

Entries are now closed



Submissions for the 2014 BPA will open on the 22nd of September

and close on Monday October 20


How to vote

Voting has now closed


  1. One vote is allowed per Institutional Representative.
  2. IRs are not allowed to vote for a submission from their own institution.
  3. Members view all entries for the NAGCAS Best Practice Award in the showcase section of the website.
  4. Consult with the NAGCAS colleagues at your institution and nominate your choice.
  5. Forward your prefernce to your Institutional Representative.
  6. Institutional Representatives, please remember ONE vote per IR
  7. Once voting is closed the final 4 will be invited to present at the conference.


*If there is more than one careers area in your institution the Institutional Representative must seek the views of all NAGCAS members.


Up coming events


View NAGCAS's profile on LinkedIn