Outside the UK
If you are planning to return home to work, or want to work in another country, you may be wondering where to start.
In the UK
If you are considering the possibility of staying on in the UK to work after your studies you can find full details of all the options that could be available to you within the UK Visas and Immigration section of the opens in a new windowGOV.UK website.
The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) provides information for international students on opens in a new windowworking in the UK after your studies, but please also check the UK Visas and Immigration section on GOV.UK for the latest official information.
If you are a European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss national, then the above information about UK immigration and visas does not apply to you. Please see instead the relevant section on the opens in a new windowGOV.UK website.
- opens in a new windowU opens in a new windowKCISA – UK Council for International Student Affairs
- opens in a new windowUK NARIC – The National Recognition Information Centre for the UK
As the National Agency, managed on behalf of the UK Government, NARIC is the only official source of information on international qualifications to organisations recruiting from overseas and to individuals wishing to work or study in the UK. Individuals from overseas contact NARIC to understand how their qualifications relate to those in the UK; information that can then be used to help them through the UK’s immigration system, applying for a job in the UK or enroll on an education course.
- opens in a new windowUK Visas and Immigration
Information about the immigration categories for non-European migrants who want to work in the UK. Each category has different requirements, so you should read the requirements for your chosen category before you apply for a visa.