Recommended work hours for full-time undergraduate students is no more than 15 hours per week during term-time, and postgraduate students no more than 20 hours per week. It’s important that you leave enough time for your academic studies.
Finding a job, placement or internship
The government provides guidance on paying tax as a student worker, including advice on tax refunds.
Students from European Economic Area (EEA) countries do not need permission to work in the UK, but will need to get a National Insurance number before starting employment.
We recommend that international students read the following advice on working while you study:
Sponsorship while you study
Some employers offer sponsorship for all or part of a course. Sponsors could include major national or local employers and the Armed Forces. Local careers offices may also help find sponsors.