Governance

The objects for which the Association is established are: (a) The furtherance of educational and career guidance carried out by third level institutions in the island of Ireland in their pursuit of education, research and career guidance; (b) To lead, support and develop collaboration among higher education careers services in the development and delivery of high quality career guidance for students and graduates and in their work with employers and academics; (c) To improve the professional competence of Higher Education Careers Services staff and the quality of career guidance service provided by the Institutions; (d) To promote and represent the professional interests of Higher Education Careers Services, to maintain and develop productive links with employers and influence policy of government Higher Education and other appropriate bodies.

Charitable Status: The income and property of the Association shall be applied solely towards the promotion of its main objects as set forth in this Memorandum of Association. Membership: The Higher Education Institutions as are admitted to membership in accordance with this Agreement shall be the Members of the Company. “The Members” means all the Higher Education Institutions entered as a Member in accordance with clause 4.1 and the current Members at the date of this Agreement are set out in Schedule 1 hereto. See Ahecs Membership Agreement.