U.K. is one of the few countries that allows international students to work even outside the campus. Students can work upto 20 hours per week during the semester and full-time during
Contrary to popular belief, students are able to obtain part-time employment quite easily in bigger cities like London and Birmingham. Students are entitled to work full time during the holidays. There is no permission required for most international students to take part-time and vacation work. Students can take up placements or internship placements, which are part of a ‘sandwich course’.
Usually, most jobs are minimum wage jobs like work in fast food joints and department stores. The higher paid jobs involve working in call centres. You should also explore opportunities available in your university.
You can earn approximately around 4 - 5 Pound Sterling per hour.
Please note that You should not plan on earning
substantial money from a part-time job to help pay for your studies.
For further details, contact
the foreign student adviser at the university, after you are enrolled.