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International Talent at UWE Bristol

As an international student at the University, there are a number of ways to get valuable work experience, build your skills and enhance your CV.

"It is an amazing opportunity to learn, a fantastic opportunity to develop and would be a good foundation for my future career."

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International Talent Programme

Register with our International Talent Programme (InfoHub login required) and you can benefit from activities and opportunities to enhance your career development during your studies. Find out more about using InfoHub.


Join our International Talent programme and receive news about events and training opportunities for overseas students, including company visits to local businesses and company presentations. You will also hear about events like the Meet the Employers Fair and Volunteering Fair.

Career development and training

Get careers advice and guidance. You can book an appointment with an adviser (InfoHub login required) or use our Careers Toolkit. Our advisors understand your needs as an international student, and our services will equip you with all you need to develop on your journey to your chosen career.

International Talent Internship Scheme

Our International Talent Internship Scheme has enabled many international students to take on short-term internships with local companies. Information about the next scheme will be available in spring 2020.

See what employers have said about the benefits they get from international student internships.

Volunteering and community partnership projects

Volunteering while studying will give you an opportunity to test your skills in a work environment and provide evidence of work experience. It will also help you link in to the local community and learn more about the local area. With added opportunities for international students to support community partnership projects, this is an excellent way to use, improve and demonstrate all your skills and show what you can bring to any organisation.


Placements are an excellent way of obtaining work experience. The experience you get will increase your confidence, help you with your later career and provide evidence to future employers of your ability to use your skills in a global work environment. View reasons for doing a placement and contact our Visa and Immigration Advice Team for further information about including a placement in your studies.

Work opportunities

The International Talent information on InfoHub (login required) gives you access to vacancies posted regularly by local employers. As well as general vacancies, it lists vacancies that specifically need students with particular language or cultural knowledge. These kinds of vacancies are headed ‘International Talent’ and you should type this in to the search box to refine your search. You can receive alerts on international talent vacancies by registering with us (InfoHub login required).


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