Working whilst studying

Information about how you can balance working whilst studying.

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.

Employability support

Use the information from the list below to find where you can access wider support for employability.

You can also find support and information from our Youth Hub by emailing or by calling 01642 459035.