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Working While Studying

You are allowed to work while studying if you study at a university or college

International students who study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at a recognised university are allowed to work part-time during term term for up to 20 hours a week and full-time during the holidays. All universities in London are recognised universities and can be found on the official Sponsors

If your course is at a lower level, you study at a further education college or your institution is not listed on the lists above, you will not be allowed to work during your studies. .

There are no working restrictions for students from the European Union (EU).

For a comprehensive guide to working in London during your studies visit UKCISA and the UK Visa and Immigration websites.


Find Part-time Student Jobs in London

There are thousands of part-time student jobs in London to help support your studies. Many universities have careers and work placement centres to help you find employment. You can also search online at:

  • Careers Group London
  • Employment 4 students
  • StudentJob

Tip - A part-time job will earn you additional money and give you vital extra skills, such as teamwork – great for your CV


Working in the UK After Graduation

London has eight universities in the top ten UK universities with the best starting salaries for graduates. As a global city, London has fantastic links with blue-chip companies in all industries. The city's universities have some of the highest graduate employment rates in the UK. Whether you return home or stay in the UK, a London degree will boost your CV and make you stand out in a crowd.