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Study and Work in UK for International Students

Study and Work in UK for International Students

CounsellingX makes it possible to study and work in UK for international students. Our end to end online admission counselling services has helped numerous students from all over the world to land admission in top ranking universities. Students interested in educational programs of UK universities should avail counselling services as the admission process is often confusing. 

Work in UK for International Students

Tier 4 visa is applicable to international students who plan on enrolling in a UK based university. International students on a Tier 4 visa can pursue full-time degree for a period of over six months and work in the UK during their studies. A few limitations are in place:

  • Students can’t work for more than 20 hours per week, except during any vacations or in the case of an agreed work placement or internship
  • Students can’t engage in business, self-employment or provide services as a professional sportsperson or entertainer
  • Students can’t pursue a career by joining a permanent full-time vacancy
  • Extracurricular work placement or internship must be undertaken on a part-time basis (20 hours a week or fewer) during term time, or full-time during the holidays.

In short, international students can only work part-time jobs.

If you’re a Tier 4 student, you get full-time work placement, in case:

  • It’s an integral part of your full-time degree program
  • It doesn’t comprise more than half of your degree
  • You stay enrolled as a student at your university

In case of Tier 4 postgraduate visa pilot scheme, students get a period of six months to look for work in the UK after they have finished their course. 

After finishing the Master degree, international students with Tier 4 visa have four months to land a job offer. After a job offer, students can apply for a Tier 2 visa which is a general category visa. Under General Category Tier 2 visa, immigrants can live and work in the UK for up to five years. The job must provide an annual salary of at least £20,800 or the industry equivalent.

According to the British Labour Market Information Portal, the growth in employment rate is projected to be the fastest in following industry sectors:

  • IT and technology
  • Construction
  • FinTech
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Engineering
  • Digital advertising and marketing
  • Biotechnology

Top Universities in UK

1 – University of Oxford
2 – University of Cambridge
3 – University College of London
4 – University of Edinburgh
5 – University of Bristol

  • University of Oxford

University of Oxford - Counsellingx

One of the oldest universities in the world, the University of Oxford is an educational hub of top scholars and students. Entry requirements here are towering and admission is highly competitive. The university offers unique joint-honors programs combining two subjects at undergraduate level, which totals up to 250 degree combinations. Undergraduate and postgraduate students reside in the college building or college-owned accommodation. Social life and extracurricular activities revolve around the college life, such as rowing, cultural events and societies.

  • University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge - Counsellingx

The University of Cambridge is a collegiate in its essence. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world which homes more than 18,000 students and 9,000 staff. There are 31 colleges and more than 100 academic departments. Cambridge is exclusively renowned for excellence in mathematics.

  • University College of London

University College of London - Counsellingx

University College London (UCL) was the first university in UK which started enrolling students irrespective of class, race or religion. UCL is also the first university ever to admit women on equal terms with men. This institute was founded on the educational philosophy of Jeremy Bentham. The selection criteria of UCL is the most cut-throat among all the British universities, and is considered to produce some of the most employable graduates. Almost half of all UCL students come from foreign countries. Famous alumni include Mahatma Gandhi, Alexander Graham Bell, and Coldplay’s Chris Martin.

  • University of Edinburgh

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The university was founded in 1583, and was formed by merging three colleges: Humanities and Social Science, Science and Engineering, and Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. The university attracts around 35,000 students, and welcomes students from all corners of globe. The students are provided the opportunity to have a short-term international experience each year via ‘Go Abroad Fund’. The university earns over £200 million by research and development projects, and spends around £26 million on scholarships. 20 Nobel laureates are affiliated with the institute. Alumni include Charles Darwin, David Hume, Alexander Graham Bell and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

  • University of Bristol

University of Bristol - Counsellingx

Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across six faculties. 24,000 students from more than 130 countries currently studying at the University create a diverse international community. The interdisciplinary research conducted at Bristol has proved to have a robust impact across a broad spectrum of fields.

We, at CounsellingX, provide end to end online admission counselling to study and work in UK for international students. Our counsellors hail from top institutes such as Harvard University, Cornell University, Boston University, Johns Hopkins University, London School of Economics, New York University, and University of Oxford to provide the best possible counselling. 

CounsellingX offers an easy three-step one-stop solution:

Have a look at the list of our counsellors. You can view their detailed profiles including academic background, work history, counselling history, and key strengths. If you find a counsellor suitable for your needs, you can directly message them.

After you message a counsellor, one of our administrators will contact you. You can avail a free “Meet the counsellor” session, where you can talk to the counsellor and clear out any ambiguities. You will be able to have a 25-30 minutes discussion.

When you find the most suitable counsellor, you can hire them instantly. Pay the first instalment, and you will be able to start your personalized counselling session.

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