International Students

The Career Development Service supports international students in a number of ways throughout your time at University and after you graduate.

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GoinGlobal is an international resource which advertises job and internship vacancies. It has over 40 detailed country profiles with details of online job sites and CV advice. It also includes information on financial considerations and cultural advice. It's a great resource for both international students returning home and other students and graduates looking to explore career opportunities or placements abroad.

If you are accessing GoinGlobal off campus or from your mobile device, use the following link.

Student Circus

Student Circus is a resource for international students looking for graduate roles or internship opportunities within the UK. There are hundreds of opportunities listed, all from employers willing to sponsor the UK Tier 2 visa. You will need to register for an account using your University email address.

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GradConnection is a resource for international students who are looking to find graduate jobs and internship positions back in their home country. By registering with GradConnection you can search for tailored career opportunities based on your nationality and your degree.

How to Succeed in the Global Workplace

Get off to a great start in your new job by learning the essential skills to succeed in a global workplace.

British Council

The British Council’s free online employability skills course, 'how to succeed in the global workplace,' has launched and is open for registration. Through this you will get to see videos from employers, giving you insights from around the world into what they look for from their employees. You will also have the opportunity to discover the skills to build and maintain relationships with colleagues, managers and clients.

Last but not least - you can complete the entire course online! So sign up now to start your global career journey.

Useful Links

English for Employability

Enhance your language skills in the world of work with the English for Employability language course from the English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU). This course is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students for whom English is not their first language.

There is also a helpful online course developed by The British Council titled ‘English for the Workplace’ to help English learners find an job and function successfully in the workplace.

Visa options

Explore visa options for working during and after your studies with the helpful guide from the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA).

Develop experience and skills

Find out about the many ways to develop your experience, build your skills and gain recognition for this:

  • Build your skills, gain experience and complete the Leicester Award with the range of opportunities including part time work and volunteering available here.
  • Book a Career Coaching appointment on MyCareers to discuss gaining focused work experience

Further Resources for International Students

Target Job’s guide to job hunting for international students provides lots more top tips

Find out more about the UK’s graduate labour market in the handy guide from Prospects

Work while you study

Key information you need to know as an international student wanting to work during your studies.

Staying in the UK

Explore different resources which will help you find post-graduate opportunities in the UK.

Returning home or working overseas

Explore different resources which will help you find post-graduate opportunities outside the UK.

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