International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS)

The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) is an applied research centre specialising in career development and employability established in 1998.

iCeGS is a research centre with expertise in widening participation, career and career development. The Centre conducts research, provides consultancy to the career sector, offers a range of training and delivers a number of accredited learning programmes up to and including doctoral level. A history of the Centre is available in the book. Hyde, C. (2014): A Beacon for Guidance.

The Centre employs nine researchers with a range of academic and professional backgrounds and works closely with a network of research associates and partners who contribute specialist knowledge and capacity. iCeGS has a strong ethos which connects our research to policy and practice.

1stiCeGS was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Contribution to Research Excellence Award
20iCeGS is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a research centre
9/10In 2017, nine of the top 10 downloaded articles on UDORA were iCeGS publications**http://derby.openrepository.com/derby/