The Careers Service receives many enquiries from our international students who want to work during their studies or to work in the UK after graduating. For European students and graduates EEA regulations makes this straightforward. However this is not the case for non-Europeans.
To explore the option of living and working in Scotland use the Talent Scotland website. For information on working in the UK, try the UK Borders agency information.
On campus we have information and advice available to international students through our Advice team. The are based in the McCance building. For information on working in the UK from the careers service team.
The Relocation Advisory Service has information and provides to International students on living and working in Scotland. They have produced a useful RAS Factsheet for International Students.
The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) provides information for International and UK students.
AGCAS Scotland has produced a useful seminar about Working in Scotland.
The Careers service has produced a quick guide on graduate recruitment in the UK and AGCAS Scotland has a leaflet explaining working in the UK and the careers service information on working in the UK including information on Tax and National Insurance.
We also have a directory of UK companies which my help with exploring the job market. To explore the equivalency of international qualifications use the UKNARIC database.
A useful resource for information on living and working in many countries along with jobsearch facilities in many more can be found on the Going Global website.
Using Employer information resources on this website can allow you to explore the job market and also identify possible employers. Our Resource Centre, based on level 6 of the Livingstone tower, holds a number of key sources of information on jobsearch in the UK and beyond. Jobsearch in Europe can be accessed via the Graduate Jobs in Europe website. Prospects has vacancies in the UK and worldwide with a section on working abroad and country profiles which contain information on working and studying in a number of countries.
For useful advice and information from the National Association of Student Employment Services (NASES) look at their country guides.
Seminars for International Students to learn about graduate recruitment in the UK and opportunities overseas