3.5 Employment guidelines for part-time and full-time students
3.5.1 Full-time students
Full-time students are permitted to undertake part-time paid employment throughout the year. This employment must not interfere with the requirement to devote at least four normal working days to their research and study. Students are normally expected to be present during standard working hours to enable interaction with their supervisory team as required. They also need to observe any restrictions on hours of work imposed by the conditions of any scholarship they receive.
International students need to be aware that the employment restrictions outlined above apply even though a student visa may permit students to work more hours a week.
3.5.2 Part-time students
Where a prospective student is engaged in full-time or substantially full-time employment they will need to provide a statement addressing how they will manage the demands of their employment and studies, with particular reference to time management and prioritising. The statement should also to address the following:
- How do you expect to manage the demands of full time employment and part time studies?
- How will you manage the attendance requirements of meeting with your supervisors and progression milestones?