Working abroad


Working abroad is a great way to travel, learn a new language or experience a different culture. It can look great on your CV and can open up doors to an international career.

This page is tailored to students who are starting their research on working internationally and would like to join the many students who go on to work in another country after graduation or even during their summer break. 

GoinGlobal is a subscription based service offered by our careers centres. All students have free access to find out about living and working abroad including country-specific information on things such as writing a CV, interviews, cultural advice and visas/work permits.

Please check with your careers service about access to GoinGlobal's subscription-based content.






Work abroad: Country profiles


Jobs will vary depending on where in the world you decide to explore as you will need to take in to account the labour market and any visa restrictions. However, working in a different culture and environment is always going to be exciting. 

View our Country Profiles for a brief introduction on finding work in that country.


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What you need to know



Find travel advice, information about living abroad and visa information through country embassies in the UK. Most embassies will have comprehensive information on their website.

Check for the latest travel advice

When researching where you would like to work, make sure you look at the foreign travel advice available from the UK Government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office. All countries are covered by up-to-date advice including entry requirements, health, local laws & customs and safety & security.


Visit Careers Tagged

Our online information resource has even more information on a specific country.