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International Students: Welcome from Careers!

By Ewan Henry, Senior Careers Adviser Whether you are here on an undergraduate course, a master’s degree or a PhD, we know that studying abroad means a lot of change and with it a lot of new things that you need to learn. This blog is here to give you some tips on how to …

Student Circus: Career Resources for International Students

By the Student Circus team Are you an international student? Are you kickstarting your career journey and feeling overwhelmed? Job search, internship hunt, or professional networking can be challenging when you’re an international student. When arriving in the UK, you’ll need some time to get used to new surroundings and culture. By the time you …

Lauren in Lorraine – From UoN to Nancy, France

By Lauren Ogden (BA Modern Language Studies and MA Comparative Literature alumna, maître de langue – Université de Lorraine) Having dedicated my life to the study of foreign languages and cultures, I hoped that one day my future career would take me overseas. Living in France during my year abroad ignited a desire within me …

Stand Out From the Crowd With International Experiences (Part 2)

Do you aspire to be a global graduate? Want to enhance your employability while travelling the world? Dreaming of an international career?  If yes, then studying or working abroad during your degree can help you on your way. Two students talk about their time abroad and what they’ve learned. You can also read about Charlie …

Stand Out From the Crowd With International Experiences (Part 1)

Do you aspire to be a global graduate? Want to enhance your employability while travelling the world? Dreaming of an international career?  If yes, then studying or working abroad during your degree can help you on your way. Two students talk about their time abroad and what they’ve learned. You can also read about Lauren …

Making the Most of My Masters Year Helped Me Get a UK Graduate Job

By Priyadharshini Devarajan, MSc Business Analytics graduate I currently work as a Senior Software Engineer Consultant in Derisk360, a data consultancy firm based in London, on a Skilled Worker visa. I started as an international graduate (originally from India) and studied MSc Business Analytics at UoN where I gained the Dean’s Excellence Scholarship. On behalf …

Taking Part in Work Experience in the UK

By Yun-San, English Language and Literature international student What were your original career ideas when joining the university? When I started at the University of Nottingham I planned to further my studies and become an academic, but I have now decided to be more flexible with my career plan. I’d still like to complete a …

How I Secured Work in the UK as an International Student

By Carlos Sanders Velez, Junior Medical Writer at McCann Health London My name is Carlos Sanders Velez, an international student, and I am currently working part-time as a Junior Medical Writer at McCann Health London. My current role involves the careful review of science manuscripts and adapting messages for the specific audience (it can be …

If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get

Many University of Nottingham students want to work abroad after they graduate. We asked Luke how he achieved working for Rolls-Royce Deutschland and if he has any key advice to give to students who are keen to work abroad. By Luke Harrison – Thermofluid Systems Engineer, Rolls-Royce Deutschland, and UoN Alumnus During my MEng in …

The New Graduate Immigration Route. What Does This Mean for Me?

By Sarah Allen, Senior Careers Adviser. For international students thinking about staying in the UK after graduation, the new Graduate Immigration Route offers an exciting opportunity. From July 1 2021, international students who successfully complete a Bachelors or Masters level qualification, and have a valid tier 4 / student visa, will be eligible to apply …