Getting Work Experience as International Student in UK. One of many advantages of studying abroad is the opportunity to get internships and part-time work that can be an added value when applying for jobs after graduation. Companies in UK appreciate the various types of work experience during the study period.
Some job options for international students are:
Work regulations for international students are different in each country. In UK, they set the rules based on point system. International students are under Tier 4 of the points-based system from UK’s immigration. Students under tier 4 are entitled to:
For doing an internship, the university should be a Highly Trusted Sponsor in the Home Office Register of Licensed Sponsors (Tier 4) and the internship must not be more than 50% of the total duration of the program taken, unless there is a law that allows it.
Students should not be a permanent employee or self-employed, working as a doctor in training (except in a recognized foundation), or as a professional athlete, coach, or entertainer.
If you want further information about part-time work and internship regulations in UK and would like to consult about the benefits of studying abroad, please contact our counselors at the nearest SUN Education office. (NRK)[:]