Events Calendar
Dec 5
10:00 - 12:00
Overseas students: work placements and working conditions during and after study
Student Immigration and Compliance Training

Tier 4 visa holders have certain visa conditions related to work with which they must comply whilst studying. This session will explain the type of work Tier 4 students may undertake, the hours of work, explain the different between vacation and term time, the visa 'wrap up period', as well as work placement and internship conditions.

This session will cover

• The type of work Tier 4 students may undertake as well as the maximum number of hours per week

• The Tier 4 Doctorate Extension Scheme and Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa routes

• What happens when a student stops studying but their visa is still valid and would like to work

• The difference between paid, unpaid and voluntary work

• The legal requirements of work placements for Tier 4 students and the University

• The University's monitoring and reporting requirements for work placements and ensuring students comply with their working conditions

• Work options in the UK for students after study is complete including switching into Tier 2

• How and when to refer students for advice

Learning outcomes

• Understand the University's responsibility as a Tier 4 sponsor and employer and how it fits with your role

• Understand visa conditions of Tier 4 students as they relate to working conditions and work placements

• Understanding of visa routes leading to work options after study for overseas students

Please make a booking via the Learning and Development events calendar at


Darwin Board room,
Darwin College,
University of Kent,
United Kingdom


Open to Staff who offer careers and employability advice staff in student support roles or who are involved in work placements. No pre-requisites required; however, Principles of Sponsorship: Introduction to the Points-Based Immigration System is recommended,

Contact: Learning and Development
T: 01227 824348
Learning and Development


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