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Part Time Jobs UK Students Can Apply For

Posted on April 29, 2016 by Varsity Lets

Currently, around 436,585 students within the UK are studying in various universities. To meet their expenses, many students opt for some part time work. Let us throw light on why doing part time work is a good idea.

Significance of Part Time Jobs

Doing a part time jobs comes with a lot of perks. Firstly, it gives you an opportunity to make some money on your own that you can use for paying your tuition fee, food, accommodation or any other expense.

Secondly, it gives you a chance to interact socially with people, build your confidence and network. Both these elements are essential for helping you build a good career.

Thirdly, it enables you to build a good resume especially if you land a good part time job. Hence, doing a part time job while studying is definitely a good idea.

Let us discuss a few part time work ideas with you.

Part Time Work Options

You can work while you study in the UK if you’re enrolled in a college or university listed on the list of ‘recognized bodies’ as well as the ‘official UKVI Sponsor’ list.

You have the option of choosing any of the following opportunities according to your experience and expertise.

• Work as a salesperson, waiter, cashier or manager in a restaurant or café
• Work as a service desk analyst
• Work as a teacher’s assistant in your college
• Work as a research assistant in your institution
• Work in your institution’s cafeteria, admission office, library or any other facility
• Work as a software engineer or developer, web designer and software technician if you have the necessary skill
• Work as a dog trainer
• Childcare worker
• Work in an old age home
• Work in a museum or library

Basically, you have a number of options available at your disposal. You just need to ensure that the job schedule don’t conflict with your study hours and the university permits you to work outside of it.

Things You Need to Consider when Doing Part Time Work

When applying for a part time job, it is important to consider its pay rate, so you know if it’s worth the time you’ll be investing in the job. Secondly, you need to consider its distance from your school or student housing, so you know the amount of time it’ll take you to commute to and fro from work.

For students working within Loughborough,Varsity Lets offers a huge variety of Loughborough student accommodation and has some student housing in Leicester. We offer impressive and well maintained double and triple storey houses located right within the Golden Triangle in Loughborough,which is an excellent location for students since it is close to the University and centre of town.

The student accommodation in Leicester and the student accommodation Loughborough are incredibly safe and secure for the students and are fully furnished. This takes out the burden of having to allot extended time for your commute to and from work.
All these options make choosing an accommodation by Varsity Lets a fantastic idea. Feel free to get connected with Varsity Lets and choose a great student accommodation for yourself.


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