International students

We're here to support you with developing your future career. Services you can access whilst studying at the university and after your course finishes, include:

  • Job fairs, events and workshops
  • One-to-one guidance appointments
  • Wide range of digital resources
  • Free access to the University's online job advertisement portal - JobShop.

As an international student you have full access to all of our services and resources for free throughout your working life.

We can help you get the most from your time at the University of Huddersfield, and help you take steps to develop your future career - whether you want to stay in the UK, return home, or work elsewhere in the world.

Here are some of the questions we’re often asked by international students:

Finding a job in the UK

How can I find a graduate or professional job in the UK?

Securing a job in the UK

I heard that graduate jobs in the UK are very competitive. What can I do to increase my chances of securing one?


Can I work in the UK? Visas and the Graduate Immigration route.

National Insurance

What is a National Insurance number and how do I get mine?  

Part-time work and internships

How do I find part-time work or internships? 

Support outside of the UK

I’m currently outside the UK, can I still get help from your service?

Employability tips for international students

Top tips for employability as an international student from Julie Bhagat (Careers Consultant) and Rumana Khan (former international student).


Workers rights in the UK

Learn about the rights workers (including students working part-time) have under UK law including the right to the national minimum wage.

Guide for employers

Download the International Student Employability Group employers guide for recruiting international students.