International Students

While you are at BPP, do make strategic use of this overseas study experience. You will benefit from developing your employability in order to successfully compete in the UK and global job markets. BPP Careers Service can be of assistance to you in addressing this and you are certainly welcome to make use of all our facilities while you are here. You are also eligible to use the Careers Service for up to a year after completing your studies.

What we can provide

A professional careers information, advice and guidance service which will include access to:

  • Professionally qualified staff with sector specific knowledge and expertise offering confidential and impartial careers advice.
  • Free careers-related information in both paper and electronic formats with a section dedicated to the career needs of international students
  • Online CareerHub system for appointments, events, resources and opportunities, including graduate jobs, vacation schemes and internships, mini pupillages, pupillages, and training contracts with some opportunities of an international nature
  • Opportunities to meet and network with Student and Graduate Recruiters and International Alumni through a comprehensive programme of careers events offered on a termly basis

Top career tips for international students

  • Research employability prospects of your chosen degree programme well in advance
  • Become informed about the UK and overseas job markets
  • Connect with the Careers Service sooner rather than later
  • Seek opportunities to develop the Career Ready Skills in demand by employers in the UK and overseas
  • Be prepared to apply the Career Ready Skills on a global scale
  • Leverage the strengths of your international profile
  • Address any weaknesses or gaps
  • Make your international CV/résumé stand out
  • Connect with international alumni and recruiters
  • Explore cross-jurisdictional mobility via professional law associations
  • Target international firms giving exposure to cross-border transactions and overseas secondments
  • Be focused but flexible in your international career plan

For more information about the opportunities available to international students please see our resources in CareerHub, and the International Students section of our website.