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Working in the UK for International Students

Mini Career Course: Job search for International Students

This short course will give you an introduction to the UK job market, what opportunities are available to students and graduates, how to apply and what visa options are open to international students. It is aimed at any student from outwith the UK but particularly at those on student visas. We anticipate it should take around 10-15 minutes to complete.

UKCISA - Working in the UK during your studies

Information for international students in the UK on regulations for part-time work during your studies.

UKCISA - Working in the UK after your studies

Information for international students in the UK on the most relevant work permit and visa schemes.

UK Visas and Immigration

Official Home Office website with information on immigration and visas, including the Points-based System and Post-study Work and extending visas.

Talent Scotland

Provide information on working and living in Scotland, including immigration issues. Includes case studies and useful links.

Register of licensed sponsors (UK Government)

The official Home Office list of employers who have a licence to sponsor international applicants on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.

An international student's guide to working in the UK after you graduate (British Council)

This resource provides a good overview of different visa options and explains it in simple terms.

Recruiting international graduates - a guide for employers

This guide offers advice to employers on how they can recruit international graduates from UK universities.

  • Author: International Student Employability Group
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