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. 

  • NCL Careers Webinar: Immigration routes into graduate employment

    This webinar is for International students interested in working in the UK after graduation.

    Date/Time: 11 August 2021, 12:00-13:30

    Venue: Online


  • Recorded events and webinars

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

    Immigration routes into graduate employment: 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 main immigration routes available to them.

    Find out about:

    • working during and after studies
    • Skilled Worker and Graduate route
    • Start Up

    Use the events listed above to sign up for a live Immigration Routes into Graduate Employment 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. You can also watch our video on how to enhance your chances during the selection process, as described below.

    Title slide for the Visa Team's  Immigration routes online masterclass

    Immigration routes into graduate employment: securing a graduate role in the UK

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

    • how to enhance your chances during the selection process
    • answers to commonly asked questions
    • insight from an international student
    • how to get further support

    Use the events listed above to sign up for a live Immigration Routes into Graduate Employment 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. You can also watch the Visa Team's video on immigration routes into graduate employment, as described above.

    Title slide from the "Immigration routes into graduate employment: securing a graduate role in the UK" online masterclass

    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 21 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