We understand that whilst you’re in the UK, you might want to secure a part time job, either for work experience or to help with your living costs.
The hours you can work will depend on what type of course you are stdying and what type of visa you are on. Please see below for further details:
Students wishing to work must obtain a National Insurance Number which is unique to each person. For more information on how to apply for a National Insurance number, please see the Tips page.
You can check the following resources for vacancies:
Students on a Tier 4 visa are also able to take part in work placements as part of their course. However, your university must be a Highly Trusted Sponsor and the placement must not exceed 50% of the total length of the course, unless there's a legal requirement for it to do so.
While doing work experience, look for ways to demonstrate the general skills that employers expect, such as:
Benefits could include: