Working part-time

Many students work part-time to support their studies. The University recommends full-time students work a maximum of 15 hours per week in order to leave enough time for academic study.

Finding a job vacancy

The University Careers Service advertises student vacancies through mycareer and offers advice on finding part-time work.

Sponsorship while you study

Some employers offer sponsorship for all or part of a course, such as major national or local employers, and the Armed Forces; local careers offices may also help.

Placements and internships

The Careers Service may be able to help you find a suitable work experience placement or internship.

Tax

The government provides guidance on paying tax as a student worker, including advice on tax refunds.

EU students

Students from European Economic Area (EEA) countries do not need permission to work in the UK, but will need to get a National Insurance number before starting employment.

International students

If you are an international student, we recommend that you read the following advice on working while you study:

If you have any queries, please contact the Careers Service or the International Student Visa Advice and Compliance team.