Life after University

Life after University

When you graduate you’ll have the opportunity to remain in the UK to work under one of the following categories.

Tier 1:

  • Exceptional talent
  • Entrepreneur
  • Investor
  • Post-study work (closing in April 2012)
  • General

Tier 2:

  • Tier 2: Sponsored Skilled Worker
  • Start-up & Innovators Schemes
  • Graduate route: Post Study Work (from Summer 2021)

For further information on the above routes and eligibility criteria and or to view other routes for remaining in the UK to work, please read the definitive guide on the home office website


Your time in the UK will boost your CV and give you valuable life skills that can lead to future contacts and work opportunities both your own country and Scotland.

The Careers Service can provide you with information on a wide range of careers, plus specific employers and listings of job vacancies. They will help you prepare your CV/resume, and give you guidance on interview techniques.

To find out how the Careers Service can help you and to talk to an experienced advisor please visit their pages.

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