“Employability skills are a set of attributes, skills and knowledge that all labour market participants should possess to ensure they have the capability of being effective in the workplace.”The Confederation of British Industry Moving to the UK to study, a… Read More »Making the most of your time in the UK
The common character when applying for graduate-level jobs is that everyone has a degree, so being able to articulate what makes you stand out from other candidates will give you a large advantage. Before starting to look for graduate-level jobs,… Read More »How to use your internationalisation to stand out to UK employers
For students starting undergraduate degree courses (or higher-level courses) at approved universities from September 2020 there will be a two year post-study work visa option. For those who have started their courses before this point, while looking for a permanent… Read More »What to do if a UK company you’re interested in doesn’t sponsor visas
Why that particular qualification and why overseas? Employers are faced with ever-changing qualification changes, making it a job to keep on top of what study and training will make for the best employees within their company. For an non-UK student,… Read More »Explaining qualifications and work experience to UK and overseas employers
You’ve studied and worked hard during your time in the UK and now, having graduated, it’s time to return home and begin your career journey. What has your time in the UK given you that help you to stand out… Read More »What can you offer to employers back home?
Did you know that the Midlands International Group (a group of representatives from over 15 Midlands based university careers services) have a specific focus on careers support for international students and graduates? In this blog I will explain how to make the most of your university’s careers service… Read More »Making the most of your University’s Careers Service
What are your top tips for helping international students to establish their own business within the UK and to secure Tier 1 sponsorship? Establishing your own business is an exciting challenge that many students entertain. This generation of graduates are… Read More »Top tips for establishing your own business within the UK and for securing Tier 1 sponsorship?