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International students

If you’re an international student in the UK and are hunting for a graduate job or want to gain work experience while you study, look no further. Find out about visas and permits with our handy guide to the UK’s points-based system and check what work you are allowed to undertake as a student. We have advice for you on getting hired in the UK as well as tips on starting your career if you plan to return home or want an overseas job with a multinational employer. Regardless of where you plan to start work, we’ll help you present yourself in the best possible light to graduate recruiters. If you're considering postgraduate study, check out TARGETpostgrad.

Visas and permits for international students who wish to work in the UK

Find out about the UK’s point-based system and what it means for international students looking for work.

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Guide to job hunting for international students

Find out more about your graduate job options in the UK and abroad, the recruitment process and the skills you'll need, and how to secure work experience while you're studying in the UK

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