GradLink has an extensive network of international graduates who have studied at universities in the UK and are now in graduate employment across the world. This section includes a number of unique case study examples of these. Graduates speak about how their UK education has helped them to get into their work, and what strategies they have used for reaching employers and showing they are the right candidate. We are very grateful for their invaluable input.


  • Oyindamola

    Country :

    (NIGERIA)

    University :

    UWE Bristol

    Job Title :

    Graduate Project Manager

    Company :

    United Utilities

    Use all available resources your university can provide. Network, be proactive, and most importantly ask questions and ask for help.

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  • Ahmed

    Country :

    (SUDAN)

    University :

    UWE Bristol

    Job Title :

    Microsoft Dynamics 365 Junior Consultant

    Company :

    Delaware

    Use your international experience and any additional languages you speak as a strength. The unique perspectives and experiences you bring can be very valuable in today's global marketplace.

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  • Deepak

    Country :

    (INDIA)

    University :

    University of Nottingham

    Job Title :

    Market Insight Officer

    Company :

    University of Nottingham

    I would strongly encourage you to seize all the opportunities presented during your time as a student. These could include external company projects, upskilling opportunities, and part-time placements. 

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  • Kika

    Country :

    (SPAIN)

    University :

    UWE Bristol

    Job Title :

    Project Manager

    Company :

    Syneos Health

    Use the fact that you're an international student to heighten your chances of getting the job. Tell employers what you bring to the table. 

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  • Sofia

    Country :

    (GREECE)

    University :

    UWE Bristol

    Job Title :

    Junior Business Developer

    Company :

    Meridian Media Holdings

    Begin exploring career options and building your professional network as soon as possible. Attend career fairs and networking events and take advantage of any opportunities to gain work experience through internships or part-time jobs. 

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  • Tanveer

    Country :

    (BANGLADESH)

    University :

    University of Nottingham

    Job Title :

    Digital Marketing Executive

    Company :

    Grace & Co (Retail) Limited

    Focus on securing placements and internships aligned with your career goals. Prompt initiation of internship applications can lead to subsequent opportunities, culminating in a full-time position. 

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  • Mohammadi

    Country :

    (INDIA)

    University :

    Brunel University

    Job Title :

    PR Internship

    Company :

    Frank PR

    If you think you are not suitable for an entry-level job right away, do internships and work experience and add weight to your resume. There is no shame in that. It is being smart and practical. 

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  • Lawrence

    Country :

    (JORDAN)

    University :

    UWE Bristol

    Job Title :

    Senior Systems Engineer

    Company :

    Archer

    Communication skills are essential – just as important as technical skills. And this is especially the case for international students who need to develop their English language. 

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  • Harikrishnan

    Country :

    (INDIA)

    University :

    UWE Bristol

    Job Title :

    Financial Analyst Associate

    Company :

    Morgan Stanley

    Get familiar with the approaches that UK companies use in their graduate recruitment. For example, it can really help to practice using the STAR model of ‘situation, target, action, result’ for answering the types of questions used in behavioural interviews.

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  • Phuong

    Country :

    (CZECH REPUBLIC)

    University :

    UWE Bristol

    Job Title :

    E-commerce Executive for Health & Beauty for GB

    Company :

    Dyson

    It’s really important to develop good resilience throughout your studies in the UK. 

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