The UK is becoming increasingly popular with international students. Thousands of ambitious students choose to study or do an internship here in order to gain experience in an English-speaking country. According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency, there were 605,130 international students in the UK in the period 2020/2021. It is the country that attracts the most foreign students in Europe. However, the arrival of BREXIT has complicated mobility to England.
With the UK's withdrawal from the EU on 31 January 2020, a visa is now required for all work in the UK, even unpaid. For an internship in a company as part of your studies, you will need a visa T5 - Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange visa.
Stud&Globe offers internships all over the UK and especially inLondon. This internship will give you the opportunity to work in a team multicultural and practice your English through daily contact with an international clientele. You will have the choice between the best internships in all sectors of the company such as marketing, business development or costumer service. Stud&Globeaccompanies you from your first questions to the realisation of your project.
In 2015, almost 2,100 students went to the UK, mainly to London, forwork placements There are several reasons for this. The UK's capital is a pretty incredible city in terms of its size, multi-ethnicity, language, history and numerous internship opportunities. According to some estimates, London is the sixth largest French city with over 225,000 French people, putting it ahead of Bordeaux.
It offers an exceptional quality of life between Victorian buildings, English gardens and modern constructions, so you will find a great cultural wealth. If you're worried about the cost of living in London, remember that it's offset by higher salaries.
Finally, don't forget that London is very quickly accessible from France at only 2h30 from Paris thanks to the Eurostar, so you can meet up with your loved ones for a weekend.
In addition, an internship in the United Kingdomis a real added value on your CV! It is an opportunity to acquire a professional level of English but also to discover the working method internationally recognised by recruiters. You will be able to improve your English both professionally and in your everyday life.
Many companies present in London are currently leaders in their sector such asaeronautics orpharmaceuticals and many French entrepreneurs have chosen to set up in London which will allow you to join a largeprofessional network. Finally, during your next job search, you will show a capacity for adaptation, autonomy and open-mindedness that will enable you to make the difference with other candidates who do not have an international profile. Only one question remains: will you be able to meet the London challenge?
To do an internship inEnglandNothing could be easier! All you need is an internship agreement in English and a valid identity card as well as a T5 visa. For non-EU students, a VISA is required.
Do not hesitate to register on our website and one of our consultants will accompany and advise you in these steps.