If you’re looking for a job as a means of earning a bit of extra money during your time at University, the following information may be helpful to you. If you have any further questions or are unsure of something, please feel free to contact Student Advice. If you are an international student and have questions regarding your right to work or visas, you would benefit from contacting International Student Support where they will be able to answer your queries.

Contracts and Internships 

Discrimination and Representation

Help Looking For Work

International Students and Employment

Rights and Entitlements

Work-Life Balance


If you do undertake paid work whilst at University, you may find that you are liable to pay Income Tax and National Insurance. Find out more about this here.


Student Futures


Cardiff University Student Futures are available to support students in sourcing vocational placements, global opportunities and graduate jobs.

If you are starting to plan for your future, looking for work experience, or developing your employability skills, this service may be able to support you.


Click here to find out more.