Working and studying

During your course here at Newcastle University, you may need to take on some part time work. 
Newcastle University within the Careers Service has its own student jobs shop, as well as the main JobcentrePlus which is government run

and adverts in newspapers and shop windows.
If however you want to volunteer to enhance your CV, then SCAN (Student Community Action Newcastle) and the Student Advice Centre (SAC),
within NUSU offer volunteering positions


Employment problems

  • Working during your studies can be problematic.  Whether its tax payments, employment rights or something else you are more than welcome to contact us.
  • If you cannot make it in to see us or contact us, then the following websites may be of use to you:
  • For information on employment issues, including contracts and holiday pay please visit ACAS.
  • For information about benefits, please visit the Department for Work & Pensions.
  • For information about tax credits, child benefits and national insurance contributions please visit  -


HM Revenue and Customs

Information for International Students

  • If you are an international student and want to find out about your work entitlement rights the UKCISA has useful information.
  • Further information for international students working during their studies can be obtained from the Visa and Immigration Service at Newcastle University.

Please note that the Student Advice Centre cannot deal with any visa and immigration issues.