Many students choose to have a part time job whilst they are studying. However, it is important to balance working whilst studying so that your work is negatively impacting your studies. What would be acceptable and achievable Many colleges would recommend only 8-15 hours a week if you were to take a job whilst studying so that your work would not negatively impact your studies. Get advice and support There is advice and support available for those looking to work whilst studying. How to balance working and studying. Not going to university? Employability support Use the information from the list below to find where you can access wider support for employability. Job centre Youth employment initiative Youth employment UK NHS jobs Civil service North east jobs Wider support from the FFJ team You can also find support and information from our Youth Hub by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01642 459035.