Student Immigration Service

Working in the UK

Guidance on visa options for those who wish to work in the UK during or after their studies.

If you intend to leave the UK and return to make an application for work, please see the following information as you may wish to plan when to make your application:

At the end of your studies

Working in the UK during studies

If you hold a Tier 4 or Student visa, there will be restrictions on the amount and type of work you do in the UK.

Working in the UK after studies

Whether you can work in the UK after your studies, and in what capacity, depends on the visa you apply for.