It is recommended that students work no more than 15 hours per week part-time so that their studies are not adversely affected.
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Working at Southampton Solent University
If you're a student at Southampton Solent University you have the opportunity to earn a minimum of £6.44 per hour working part-time on campus. The variety of jobs on offer is almost endless, and offers opportunities from working in the library to helping out at university open days, or at graduation ceremonies. All campus job opportunities are listed on our jobs dashboard.
National Insurance number and income tax
If you work in the UK, you'll need a National Insurance number. However you do not need to have one in order to start working.
For full details on how to apply for a National Insurance number, how much tax you can expect to pay, and how to claim tax back, visit the HMRC website.
Working after your studies
International students cannot work full-time on a student visa, other than when on an official university holiday. EU students can work but Bulgarian and Romanian students are restricted and must seek authorisation from the Home Office. There are a number of schemes which allow international students to stay on and work after their studies.
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