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Finding a Student Job in the UK

Finding a Student Job in the UK

Created At:08 November, 2018
Created By:Ola Elwassify
Updated At:14 March, 2023
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Having a job while studying in the UK boosts students’ future career prospects and also helps them with their income and earnings. Working while studying in London and the UK depends on your university/college being listed in the official UKVI Sponsor list and your UK immigration Tier 4 Student Visa that permits you to start your student job search.

In order to find the best student jobs and look up some great UK job vacancies, you have to know where to dig for them. Finding part-time jobs for students in London for international students or anywhere in the UK could be done online with a single click. Here are some of the websites you can use to view the best jobs for students in the UK:

1. StudentJob UK

This student website helps both graduate and undergraduate students in the UK in finding jobs. From summer jobs and part-time jobs to internships and placements, it's all there. All you have to do is sign up for an account and you are good to go. StudentJob UK helps you look up the jobs by city or industry. Check the StudentJob website for more information.

2. Gumtree

Not only can you find jobs through this website, but also look up the courses needed to gain the required skills for a job. You can look up jobs by job titles, location, and\or sector. Gumtree is not limited to students but it surely can help them a lot. Online jobs for students are to be found as well. They have a wide range of recruiters in a variety of sectors and they will show you the most popular searches to give you a hint.

Student search for a job online

3. CV-Library

This is one of the best job search engines in the UK. You can look up jobs near you, your student accommodation in the UK, and/or your university. Register your CV on their website and get ready to get hunted and receive some great student job offers. CV-Library allows you to apply to hundreds of jobs by just one click.

4. Foreign Students

Students can surf available jobs and choose the most suitable position based on location, salary, and the hours that they can work. Foreign Students website has a lot of sections that would normally attract international students residing in the UK, like the Study section, travel, health, and the UK culture section too.

Bonus information: Students on a study abroad programme at an overseas higher education institution can work up to 20 hours per week in the UK. Students with immigration permission as a Tier 4 Student and are at least 16 years old can work 10 hours per week. You should also check the working hours that you are allowed to work on your university’s website, as they differ from one university/college to another.

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