International applicants

What's Next

Preparation for international students at the end of your studies. Whether you are staying in Edinburgh or moving onto somewhere new you’ll find practical guidance on careers, immigration, and support services.

Returning home

Returning to your home country after studying abroad can be overwhelming. It is very normal to find it more complicated and stressful than you imagined.

Career planning

Career support is available to you for up to two years after you graduate.


There are immigration rules which affect students on a Tier 4 visa at the end of your studies.

Stay connected

The University has graduates (alumni) all over the world and actively encourages social and career networking.

Staying in the UK after studies

Whether you choose to stay in the UK after you graduate, either to work or further your studies, we have helpful information to get you started.