Studying in a foreign country can come with a lot of issues like having money to run around when school is in session. It might seem a like a mountain to get a job in the UK, but knowing the kind of jobs to look for makes it easy.
In this blog post, we are going to be talking about the best high-paying part-time jobs for international students in UK.
5 Best High Paying Part-Time Jobs for International Students in UK
Here are the best high paying part-time jobs for international students in UK:
If you enjoy dealing with people, you will enjoy serving in a British pub. You may find it hard with the accent, at first if English language is not your first language. On the long run, you will learn quickly.
Before you know it, you will be acquainted to the accent.
Another advantage that comes with the job is the tip you get from customers.
The average salary is £9 per hour.
2. Teachers’ Assistants
This is an on-campus job where you get to assist lecturers in whatever they have to do.
You may have to help with lecturing, writing notes, etc.
This includes teaching students in the lower level. This means you must be ready to get acquainted to what you will be teaching the lower level students.
The work is pretty more comfortable than many others, as you won’t have to leave the University campus.
The average salary of a teacher assistant in the UK is £9.85 per hour.
Are you great at teaching people? And there are courses you are great at on campus? You can just offer to help people who need help with those courses for money.
So, you are getting money, in exchange for the value of teaching people what they need to know.
You can also teach high school or elementary students that need help.
You need to know how to teach to do well at this.
This job is so flexible. You can decide when you want to work.
This can earn you £24.5 per hour.
4. Call Centre Agent
Are you perfect with customer relations? This job can be a perfect fit for you, as an international student in the UK.
Your roles include working on the request made by customers, researching for solutions to customers’ issues, identifying and escalating high priority issues, etc.
Your job is pretty much flexible, and it can earn you about £11.13 per hour.
5. Library Assistant
This job is what you can do within the campus in the campus library, or a library close to campus.
The job of a library assistant include helping patrons processing of library card, navigation of the library, etc.
The job offers you flexibility, with the comfort of your work place being close to your campus or even within your campus.
The job can earn you about £9.35 per hour.
Eligibility Criteria for Working as an International Students in UK
Criteria for working as an international student differs from country to country. The requirements for working as an international student in Canada is different from the ones in UK.
Here are the criteria for working as an international student in UK
- Student Visa
- You must be studying full time course.
There are other clauses to working as an international student in the UK. They include:
- You can’t work as an international student, either paid or unpaid if you are part time student.
- You can’t work more than 20 hours a week, counting from Monday to Sunday.
- You can work full time on vacation period.
- You can’t work full-time as a student.
- You can’t be self employed or own a business.
Benefits of Having a Part Time Job as an International Student in UK
Even though, you won’t be having so much free time because you now have a job(s), there are benefits attached to it in the end.
You can support your parents in paying your school fees with the money you earn from the jobs you work. This will ease your parents, especially if you came from a developing country to study abroad, and you are not on scholarship.
You will not be stranded when you need money in school, if you have money coming in for you. If you need to get groceries, food, pay for rent, etc. the money could easily be useful for that.
One cannot save too much. Having a job will make it easy for you to have savings. You can end up using your savings for things that greatly benefit you.
3. Experience and skills
Besides that you can add the experiences to your CV, you get real life experience on how to deal with people, and relating with people, depending on the kind of job you do, as an international students.
There are a lot of skills you can build working as an international student in Canada. They include communication skills, human relation skills, etc.