Erasmus+ Funding for Graduate Traineeships – 2018 applications open, deadline 19th August

Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme for boosting skills and employability through education, training, youth and sport. Queen Mary University of London participates in the Erasmus+ Programme and will supply funding to a limited number of students for a traineeship in Europe. Students in their final year who are planning on doing a traineeship (internship/work placement) outside the … More Erasmus+ Funding for Graduate Traineeships – 2018 applications open, deadline 19th August

Graduate story: Navigating the visa process

Ash Rahman, SEMS graduate I joined Queen Mary as an  international student in 2013. I did Mechanical Engineering with Robotics and Control Systems as my undergraduate degree. I graduated with a BEng in July 2017 and then joined Jaguar Land Rover’s graduate scheme as a Graduate Product Development Engineer in September 2017. The product development … More Graduate story: Navigating the visa process

International Students Week 12th-16th February 2018

A great programme of events for international students, and all students who want information about working overseas during their studies and after graduation. All events taking place on the Mile End campus. Kick start your career in the US! – J1 visa conference, Mon 12 Feb, 5.15-6.15pm Stand out from the crowd and give your … More International Students Week 12th-16th February 2018

Practical tips for international postgrads looking for work in the UK

With strict visa regulations, it can be difficult for international students to secure a graduate role in the UK. However, it is not impossible and we have many international alumni who have successfully found interesting graduate roles here. As a postgraduate student, you only have one year during which you can gain valuable work experience … More Practical tips for international postgrads looking for work in the UK

Advice to international students looking to work in the UK after graduation

This is a tough time of year for international graduates. Many have enjoyed their time living and studying in the UK, making new friends and connections as well as achieving the necessary academic results to earn their degrees. The next step is often to explore how to extend this academic experience by applying for jobs. … More Advice to international students looking to work in the UK after graduation

Career information for Chinese students

Statistics show that over 70% of Chinese students who have studied in the UK return to China after their studies, so we’ve pulled together some useful resources to help you to start thinking about your future now. http://www.prepare2getahead.co.uk/ This comprehensive e-learning resource has easy-to-read sections covering everything from career planning and researching your options to developing … More Career information for Chinese students