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Many international students will hope to find work in the UK both during and after their studies and these pages will deal with many of your questions about employment issues, such as how many hours you are allowed to work while you are studying and what the options are for working in the UK after you have completed your studies. Please click on the links below for further information.


Working during your studies


Income Tax and National Insurance Contributions


National Insurance Numbers


Working after studies



Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information herein, Cardiff University can accept no responsibility for errors or omissions. Cardiff University is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within. The government makes changes to the immigration rules and procedures on a regular basis, so it is important that you check the current guidance and rules when applying for a visa. For further information visit UKCISA and the Home Office websites.