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'UK working conditions for EU and non-EU students' [VIDEO]

Watch the video below to learn about working conditions for EU and non-EU students studying in the UK

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Find out about the conditions under which international students may work whilst studying in the UK. We spoke to Lizzie Huckle, Senior International Student Adviser at City University, London, about the different work rights of EU and non-EU students in the UK.

Watch the video below from our Google Hangout with Lizzie Huckle (there’s also a quick summary after the video).

  •  ‘Freedom of Movement’—Find out how the ‘Freedom of Movement’ right affects EU students and the conditions under which they may work (0:22)
  • Additional Restrictions—Learn about working restrictions on students from countries that have recently joined the EU, and how they have changed effective January 1, 2014 (0:50, 1:23)
  • ‘Yellow Card’—Learn what a ‘yellow card’ is and find out when students need to apply for one (1:10)
  • Apply for permission—Find out how to apply for permission to work in the UK as an international student (1:26)


Useful Links

Applying for a UK Student Visa

Visa Conditions for Working While Studying in the UK

Why Study in the UK?

The UK Higher Education System...Simplified

Applying to Study in the UK

Learn more about City University, London


Watch more clips from our Hangout with Lizzie Huckle:

‘How Much is a UK Student Visa?’

‘What Documents are needed for a UK Student Visa?’

‘What’s the No.1 Immigration Problem for International Students in the UK?’

‘Can International Students Work in the UK?’

‘How do you keep your UK Student Visa?’

‘Timeline for Applying for a UK Student Visa.’


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Monica Karpinski received her BA (Media and Communications) and Diploma in Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. An art and culture aficionado, in her spare time Monica enjoys film, reading and writing about art.


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