International students are permitted to work up to 20 hours a week.
Students from countries in the European Union are not subject to any restrictions on working.
If you are a full time student the University recommends you do not work more than 15 hours per week during semester.
Students who wish to get a part-time job can get help from our Careers Service, who can assist with questions about working, and who advertise all kinds of student jobs and other working opportunities.
You can access this information at their office or online via the job vacancy database SAGE.
If you need a visa or entry clearance to enter the UK you will have to prove that you can support yourself financially whilst in the UK.
Students cannot rely on part-time work as part of their evidence of financial support and international students (who need a visa or entry clearance to enter the UK) are not permitted to study part-time.
This article was published on Mar 2, 2012