If you would like to work in the UK alongside your
studies or after you've graduated you need to know the best ways of
job hunting, how to promote yourself to a UK employer and about the
UK visa regulations.
An employer has certain legal responsibilities when employing
you and it is therefore important that you know your
rights. You will need to apply for a
National Insurance Number as soon as you get a job in the
UK. If you are interested in working in the UK after you have
graduated you will need to apply for a working visa. You can get
further information on this via:
Please visit the Careers and Employment Centre prior to the
fair and get your CV checked as British CVs differ in structure and
content to those of some countries. If English is not your
first language you may also benefit from feedback on the language
you have used in your CV.
We can also help you prepare for the way interviews and other
selection activities are typically carried out in the UK.
We provide further information and support for international
students and graduates who are looking for work in the UK.
You can arrange to speak to an adviser
individually or attend one of our workshops in the Launchpad programme or the Steps
to Success programme co-ordinated by the
There may be some companies that you want to focus on who
particularly value your language skills and your experience of
living in different countries. For example:
Also have a look at the information aimed at
international students on the Prospects website.
The University of Wolverhampton's International
Centre and The Students'
Union can support you in some of these issues.
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