What is student circus?

Student circus is a niche job search platform that enables International Students
secure deserving jobs in the UK. Having graduated from the UK as International Students,
we truly understand the time and visa constraints associated with finding a job.

World class UK universities nurture and produce the very best of international talent.
At Student Circus, we believe that this skilled talent can greatly benefit
the UK economy and its employers with its global outlook.

The Team

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    Dhruv Krishnaraj

    Co- founder

    Dhruv's entrepreneurial instinct is visible in every thought he
    presents. He is never off duty for work, a very hard working Ring Master
    at Student Circus indeed. Always up for adventure and total news
    buff. Don't mess with him until you got
    your fact's right!

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    Tripti Maheshwari

    Co- founder

    Live wire of the team. Either working or shopping, but never
    disturb her when she's concentrating cause you never know you may miss
    out on an amazing idea. Being a hard worker, Tripti is constantly
    thinking and working and never manages to take a break, especially when she's wearing her Fitbit :)

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    Dusty Amroliwala

    Chair & Advisor

    Leader, Mentor, Industry Veteran, Passionate, these are a few ways in which one can describe Dusty. An awe-inspiring and eminent personality from the public, private and educational sectors in the UK who not only supports the Student Circus vision, but also ensures that we do the RIGHT THING..!

Advisors

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    Ben Tucker

    Ben Tucker is the founding partner of Minerva, the Executive Search and Leadership Advisory firm. The firm focuses on clients from Higher Education, Publishing, International Development and the Cultural Sector, and supports the enhancement of diversity at all levels. He is also Trustee of Y Care International, the development arm of the YMCA, and is leader of a garage rock band.

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    Amanda Campbell

    Amanda Campbell is the Chief Executive of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, an organisation which makes final decisions on complaints that have not been resolved by the NHS in England and UK government departments. Before taking this role, Amanda was the Director General of Immigration Enforcement and a member of the Home Office Board. She has previously held roles as the Chief Operating Officer for Border Force and Head of UK Visas. Amanda is also currently a Non-Executive Board member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

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    Bettina Rigg

    Bettina is an employment law specialist and works predominantly in the HE and FE sectors. She is also an ADR Net accredited mediator and mediates a wide range of disputes including workplace and student disputes. Bettina has just completed 9 years as a member of the Council of the University of Exeter during which she was involved with university spin outs. She has also just been co-opted to the Staffing, Remuneration and Nominations Committee of the Court of the University of Greenwich. She regularly advises boards and senior management teams on reputational and brand sensitive issues.

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    Arlene Griffiths

    For the last 19 years, Arlene has worked in international Higher Education. She started at Cardiff University where she was Head of the International Office. From there she joined the British Council as Director, Education UK Partnership when she worked with the whole university sector, as well as Colleges and Independent Schools. In 2010 Arlene set up and run the UK subsidiary of IDP Education, then in 2014 also run IDP Education USA. Driven by her passion for international students, Arlene now runs AG Consultancy (Cardiff) Ltd which supports universities to realise their international ambitions. This pulls of her 35 years of working experience, which started in the pharmaceutical industry, progressing onto consumer healthcare, sports sector and consultancy.

We started Student Circus because we experienced the
challenges first hand and believe that we can make it easier for all
stakeholders going forward.

What are we setting out to achieve?

  • Fair chance

    Creating an ecosystem & a culture of fair chance to compete on basis of skills and not  colour of passports.

  • Balanced decisions

    Helping students make informed decisions regarding their immigration rights, guide/help students

  • Save time

    Make international students a compelling force in the recruitment space

  • Dedicated Services

    Be the one stop provider for all international student services in the UK

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