Frequently Asked Question
What is Student Circus and How is Student Circus different from other job portals?
Student Circus is a niche job search portal for international students in the UK who are currently on a Tier-4 visa. Student Circus as a service ensures that it only posts full-time jobs from companies that have a Tier 2 sponsorship license. Student Circus helps in saving an insane amount of time that International Students end up wasting by applying for irrelevant jobs.
Are the internships only from employers that have a Tier 2 sponsorship license?
No. Student Circus posts internships from all employers irrespective of the fact whether they have a Tier 2 sponsorship license or not.
Who can sign-up to use Student Circus?
Student Circus is created by keeping in mind the needs of the international student community in the UK and empower them in their quest to find relevant jobs. However, all students studying in UK universities can use this service to find suitable jobs.
Can I use Student Circus if my university is NOT a partner university?
Yes, you can sign up using your UK university email id through the "Individual Account Setup".
I am an International Student at a UK University Student. How do I sign-up?
Students can sign up using the email id that their university has provided them.
What is Map My Journey?
Map My Journey helps students keep a track of all their job applications. It will automatically pick up jobs that you have applied for on Student Circus, you can also manually add other jobs applied outside of Student Circus. The main purpose of this tool is to clearly arrange what jobs a student has applied for and when in a visually appealing timeline format. Additionally, a student can also add reminders and alerts for each of the jobs and receive timely email reminders for the same.
What is Immigration Assistant?
Immigration Assistant is a tool specifically developed for all the international students studying the UK. Here, students can find answers to common yet tricky immigration queries which can help them make informed legal decisions before they seek professional help from an Authorized Immigration Consultant
What is the Community?
The Community is an initiative created for students to interact with one another on a variety of topics from all the members of the community which includes International Students from almost all universities across the UK.
Why should I complete my profile?
When a student completes his/her profile, a formatted CV is automatically generated based on that information.This CV is then visible to employers that search for suitable candidates on Student Circus.
Is it compulsory to “Tag” my CV?
Yes, it is compulsory to tag your CV. To "Tag" simply means, to name your CV
Does Student Circus guarantee that for every job posted, an employer will sponsor the visa?
No, Student Circus does not guarantee this. Student Circus publishes only those jobs, where applications from international students would be considered. The decision to sponsor visas lies with the employer and the UKBA. Student Circus only helps international students save time by pre-filtering jobs for which they might be eligible for.
Does Student Circus sponsor the visa for the job listed on Student Circus or does the employer sponsor them?
Only an employer who holds the sponsorship license from the Home Office may sponsor the visa for the job listed.
I was an international student in the UK, but now I have returned back to my home country and my Tier 4 has expired. Can I still use Student Circus to apply for jobs?
An individual can use Student Circus till their university email id is valid. But, due to the expiry of their Tier 4 visa and other issues, they would not be benefitting from using this service.
I am not able to verify my account.
If you haven’t received the verification email in your inbox, please check your spam. Otherwise, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you provide one-on-one services to find a job/training and visa assistance?
No, Student Circus does not provide any sort of one-on-one job search or training service, nor does it help in visa assistance.
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