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Here are some examples of jobs you could do. Remember, you mgith not be able to find work related to your career or studies, even if you have relevant experience from your home country. You cannot be self-employed or do freelance work on a student visa.

Student Union bar staff

Benefits

  • Flexible work.
  • Evening and daytime shifts available. Social job on campus.
  • Customer facing so it's a good opportunity to meet people and improve your English.
  • Around £6.50 per hour.

If you worked 14 hours per week, you would earn £91 per week!

Students will only be eligible to do this work if they are over 18.

Student Ambassador

Benefits

  • Raise awareness of higher education with young people.
  • Represent your university.
  • Work includes events, giving campus tours, talks and doing workshops in schools or colleges.
  • You can fit the work in around your studies.
  • Training is given.
  • £7 per hour.

If you worked 5 hours per week, you could earn £35 per week.

Library Assistant

Benefits

  • Quiet atmosphere.
  • On campus.
  • Build customer service skills - a great job for someone who likes to be helpful.
  • Never have to look for a book again as you'll know where everything is!
  • £5.80 per hour.

If you worked 8 hours per week, you could earn £46.40 per week.

Retail Assistant

Benefits

  • Develop skills in cash handling, customer service and team work.
  • Improve your English and meet local people.
  • £7 per hour.

If you worked 10 hours per week, you could earn £70 per week.

Cafe Waiter or Waitress

Benefits

  • Improve your English and meet new people.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Job often includes food or discounts on food and drink
  • £6 per hour

If you worked 12 hours per week, you could earn £72 per week.