Careers Service

International Students

International Students

We organise a range of workshops for international students.

On this page, you can find both Careers Service and external events for international students. We also work closely with top graduate employers who offer events specifically for Newcastle University students.

See details of upcoming live events below. You can also find recordings from our careers sessions and webinars.

Upcoming events

Events will be listed by date below. Clicking on each link below will take you to MyCareer for more details and to find out how to attend.

Recorded events and webinars

Access our recorded careers sessions and webinars, for you to watch in your own time. 

UK visas for working after your studies: Visa Team

The Visa Team have created a 10 minute presentation to help international students interested in working in the UK after their studies understand the types of visas which may be available to them.

Find out about:

  • working during and after your studies
  • Skilled Worker and Graduate route
  • Graduate route visa
Title screen for the Visa Team's UK visas for working after your studies presentation

Visas: What you need to know when applying for graduate roles in the UK - Enhancing your chances of working in the UK after you graduate 

If you're an international student interested in working in the UK after your studies, watch this 10 minute presentation to find out:

  • what UK employers are looking for
  • how to understand your value as an international student
  • who employs international students
  • how to answer questions about visas on application forms
  • how to enhance your chances of securing employment

Use the events listed above to sign up for a live 'Visas: What you need to know when applying for graduate roles in the UK' session. You'll hear up to date information on visa regulations, as well as detailed advice on how to enhance your chances when searching for graduate roles in the UK.

Title screen for Visas: graduate roles video

How to find a part-time job in the UK (for international students)

Working while you study is a good way to improve your skills and find out what it is like to work in the UK. Previous international students have found part-time jobs to help them improve on their English language skills, gain work experience, make friends outside of university and earn some money!

Watch this 19 minute presentation to find out about:

  • current part-time work regulations and entitlement
  • where to look for jobs you can do while you study
  • schemes we run to help you find part-time jobs
Screen shot from title slide of part-time job presentation

Returning to your home country

Our 15 minute presentation on returning home covers:

  • how to market your international experience (0:28)
  • how to plan and research international opportunities and recruitment processes (2:14)
  • what to expect when you return home and how to prepare for this (14:03)

"Returning home masterclass" presentation title slide

China Career Gateway

Our 12 minute China Career Gateway presentation covers:

  • key features of the Chinese graduate labour market (0:27)
  • how to sell your Newcastle University experience to a prospective Chinese employer on your CV (7:28)
  • where to search for graduate job opportunities in China (9:59)

"China Career Gateway" presentation title slide