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International students returning to their home country or findin
1:37pm 27 Jun 2022

Information to support you with finding work outside the UK

How can I plan for returning to my home country or working in another country?

  • Find international employers:
  • Use “country profiles” section on Prospects as part of research.
  • Check websites of international companies that recruit worldwide (e.g. HSBC, Shell, Unilever)
  • Research UK employers with overseas offices.
  • Check out the key websites for job opportunities in the country you are interested in 
  • Keep up-to-date on businesses trading overseas through the Department for International Trade’s pages
  • Join British Council Alumni Association
  • Refer to GoinGlobal for country career guides and worldwide jobs and internship information

Useful information for students returning to China and South East Asia

Useful information for students planning to work in the EU

Useful information for students returning to India

Useful information for students returning to Nigeria

  • Careers in Africa - Employers looking to recruit African graduates and professionals who have studied abroad across all sectors.
  • Jobs in Nigeria - Leading Nigerian job site with graduate roles and work experience opportunities, also offers advice on CVs, cover letters and career information.
  • NG Careers - Nigerian jobsite with graduate roles, internships, career advice and CV service.
  • My Job Mag - Jobsite offering graduate opportunities in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.
  • Gradlink Africa – employers in Africa who are actively seeking UK educated international graduates
  • Hotjobsng - Recruitment Agency/Job Portal based in Lagos, Nigeria. Helping fellow Nigerians get employed by providing high quality and verified job opportunities daily.
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