Finding part-time work

Part-time work is a great way to gain work experience, engage with the local community and develop your skills. Jobs on offer vary, from retail and customer service to degree-related roles such in sectors such as IT and science.

How we can help

Where to find jobs

There are a number of places to look for part-time jobs. Here are some starting points (don't forget you can look up employers directly and apply speculatively too):

Need to know

  • National Minimum Wage varies depending on age
  • The University of Bristol recommends that full-time undergraduate students work no more than 15 hours per week during term-time, and postgraduate students no more than 20 hours per week, in order to leave sufficient time for academic study
  • Everyone working in the UK needs a National Insurance Number

International students

For information about working whilst studying see the International Student Visa Advice and Compliance website.