Work While Study

United Kingdom

Most International Students are able to work in the UK while they are studying. International students can work up to 20 hours a week during term time. If you are going for a below degree level course, you will be allowed to work part time for 10 hours else it is 20 hours for foundation/ degree/ postgraduate courses. There are no restrictions during vacation periods. These part time jobs can make your UK study experience work even harder for your future by gaining some valuable work experience.

In UK, travelling is given plenty of options. The UK transport network will take you from the largest cities to the smallest villages. You can travel by train, bus, taxi or bicycle throughout the UK with plenty of discounts available to international students.

One of the cheapest options for international student travel is by bus. You can usually find a bus to hop on every 10 minutes in city centers during peak travel times. A weekly or monthly pass will save money for regular travel around town or to your place of study.

You can get to most places in the UK by train. I6-25 Rail card gives you a third off the price of most UK rail fares for students.

Taxis, a convenient option for travel in the UK are easy to find in all major cities. Most taxis are metered but you will pay a lot more than for a similar journey by train or bus. If you’re aged 17 or over and have a valid license, you can drive a car in the UK. You can really save money by using a bicycle for your UK travel.