If you are looking for part-time work to get some extra cash whilst you study, or you are searching for roles for when you graduate we have resources available to you to help.

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Part Time Work

Part-time work, in addition to earning you money, can be an excellent opportunity to obtain and develop skills and experience, and can also count towards your ten hours experience required for your Leicester Award. Part-time roles available can include catering and bar work, customer services and sales, retail, clerical, IT, ambassador work and mentoring.

Current undergraduate students at the University of Leicester are able to work up to 15 hours per week during term time, as per University regulations. If you are on a Tier 4 student visa then your working hours may be restricted both during and outside of term time. For further information on this please review information on the UKCISA website or contact the Unitemps office on: 0116 229 7007 or:

Before you start looking for part-time work it’s worth noting that most employers will want to see an up to date CV. Take a look at our CV pages for advice.

I would like to show my appreciation to Unitemps…without whom I would most definitely not be the person I am today
- Josh Hargreaves, Graduate


  • Develop skills graduate employers look for
  • Gain experience to use towards your Leicester Award
  • Have practical examples of experience to draw upon in application forms and interviews
  • Gain more of an idea of what type of career will suit you
  • Earn extra money
  • Get useful contacts

How to apply

Unitemps work as part of the Career Development Service to bring you part-time work opportunities on and around campus. Unitemps is located in the Charles Wilson building. Drop in and book an appointment at the main reception desk or visit view our available jobs.

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

International Opportunities


GradConnection is a resource for international students where:

- You can find graduate jobs and internship positions in your home country.

- Search for tailored career opportunities based on your nationality and your degree.


GoinGlobal is an international resource which advertises jobs and internships. Benefits include;

- Access to over 40 country profiles, financial information and cultural advice

- Resources for international students returning home and students and graduates looking to explore career opportunities abroad.

- If accessing off campus or from your mobile device, please use the following link

For further resources and Visa information about working as an International student click here

Before you apply to any role you can attend an application and selection appointment to give you the best chance at success. Book now via MyCareers

Graduate Roles

We have a useful list of websites that can help you to research companies, search for graduate roles and find out about deadlines here.

We also advertise loads of vacancies for graduate roles on MyCareers.

If you are thinking about further study instead of jobs, visit our information for graduates pages where you can find out about further study options.

The guidance document 'Handling Job Offers' is available for students here providing advice for different situations when offered a job offer and how to handle this in an appropriate and professional manner. Should you require any further guidance or support, please contact us.

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