During your Course …

Careers can help you with job search, looking for part time work, voluntary positions and work placements. Working in the UK can help you to improve your skills in the work place. (You’ll need to check the work restrictions on your student visa, but generally for a Tier 4 visa you can work 20 hours a week during termtime and full time during the vacation).  You can attend a drop in session any Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between 12.30 and 2.30 with Jacki Barnett in the careers hub. Jacki can help you in your search, writing your CV and many other things. To discuss your future career, you need to book an appointment with Melissa Clarke. Workshops are also available; please check out the careers website to find out what’s on? After Graduation …

The majority of international students return to their home countries to begin their careers. In terms of working in the UK, there have been recent changes to the work permit system – the points based system. The work and study entry routes to the UK have been put in to five tiers. Full details are available on the UK Border Agency (UKBA) Working in the UK Although this is becoming increasingly difficult and things are changing all the time, if you are eligible, we can assist you with finding work in the UK.

Work Outside the UK …

Whether you are seeking a career in your home country or in another country outside the UK, you can contact the careers service and we can assist you with information and advice about researching the labour market, job hunting strategies, preparing CV’s etc. We have lots of resources in the Careers Hub. A great starting point for job search is on the Prospects website We have profile information for every country, so let us know in advance of your appointment and we can research the correct information before your appointment.

Contact …

If you have any questions, you can contact Careers on the emails below:

Melissa Clarke – Senior Careers and Work Related Learning Officer – melissa.m.clarke@newman.ac.uk

Jacki Barnett – Advice and Guidance Worker/Employer Liaison and Careers Assistant – j.barnett@staff.newman.ac.uk