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How to get a Student work permit

How to get a Student work permit – I think all of us have heard of “package deals”most agents/touts/educational centers that offer “studies abroad” usually tell you that a valid work permit will be issues on completion of the tuition tenure,like I mentioned earlier,this depends on the country in question and lets get things clear here.

As a student u cannot get a work permit,but if you are doing your’e post graduation,u can get yourself a post graduation student  work permit , if you meet all the prescribed requirements of course.The post graduation work permit is valid for the duration of the course of your program in the country specified.

You only get it if you do a bachelor or master degree or phd,not for certificate programs.If you come on a scholarship or government funding, you aren’t eligible for it. If you take longer than required to complete your program, you dont’ get it.
Most student visas come with a one or two year work permit after the end of the duration of the course.Depending on the country  and the university,these are flexible.Some countries also allow you to extend the visa for stay by another six months,in case you need to study a few extra courses.

On campus jobs while studying

You can do small on campus jobs provided you are pursuing a full time course that is longer than eight months duration,and you have a valid study permit.There are lots of job on campus that are related to teaching,maybe like a teachers assistant or help in the college social events and extra curricular events as a volunteer or helper.Some student even give junior classmates private lessons ad earn money from that.

Off campus jobs while studying

These jobs you can do for a maximum for 20 hours er week provided you have a valid study permit and are doing a full time course from a recognized Institute.In your holidays and break time you re also allowed to do these jobs and your work permit will not exceed the duration of your student visa duration.

To apply for a student work visa go here :

 

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One Response to How to get a Student work permit

  1. terry June 21, 2011 at 6:40 pm #

    getting a permit is quite easy actually,that is the reason so many indians have,i think the corresponding visa is the H1b isnt it?


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