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Questions to Ask before Accepting an Academic Post Abroad

Moving abroad for a job is a big decision, but one that can benefit your career. We have complied a list of things to ask yourself before you take the plunge.

A Guide to Emigrating to New Zealand

If you are considering working in New Zealand or have been offered a post there, this article will help you with many of the things you need to consider to help the move go smoothly. This article is aimed at those who are currently UK...

UK Immigration: Working Visas

If you are interested in working in the UK, there are a number of UK visa options to choose from.

International Academics

How far do you want your career to take you? Most of us are content to work close to where we were born, or completed our first degree. Some of us will go to the other side of the globe in search of their dream job. How can you make it...

The Great White North: An introduction to living and working in Canada

Contrary to popular belief, doing business and visiting Canada is very different to doing so in the United States. Furthermore the customs and routines found from city to city in Canada can differ greatly. For example, the...

Supply and Demand for English Teachers Worldwide

The number of people taking up English teaching as a foreign language in recent years has risen dramatically. This could be due to the worsening job market in the UK, US and other English speaking countries, or perhaps it reflects a...

Working overseas - things to consider

Frustrated by a gloomy job market in the UK, Graham Priest moved to the University of Western Australia in Perth, shortly after completing his PhD programme. "I went because I couldn't get a permanent job," he says. "There was no...

Staffing Crisis: the U.S.

This is the second in a series of articles about the affect that the global economic crisis has on your prospects as an academic jobseeker. In this article the situation in the US will be explored. We will be asking how the crisis will...

Why is working abroad so popular?

Working abroad is already a popular choice for many people. Why is working abroad so popular? It presents many significant advantages, especially if you are working in a niche academic subject and are struggling to find work in your home...

Applying for an Academic Job in the US: Differences and Similarities

Following the previous article about working in the US, this article advises you on some of the advantages and challenges of the American academic system and offers some guidance for those outside the US who want to move there for work,...

7 Top Tips for Job Hunting in the U.S.

For many international students, the United States is considered to be the land of job opportunities. Nevertheless, many international students worry that it will be more difficult for them to find employment than it is for their...

Relocating for Work

Relocating for work is a daunting process, no matter if it is going abroad or within the same country. This article will help to make your relocation a success.

Guide to Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

TEFL, CELTA, TESOL, DELTA. all of these acronyms relate to one thing: teaching English as a foreign language. The range of courses on offer can be quite confusing. Ben Davies guides you through the courses on offer.

The Emigration Option

Article by Roger Jones offering advice for those who seek employment abroad.

Top Tips for Academic Americans Wanting to Work in Europe

There are many opportunities for American academics to make the move across the pond and work in the UK. Where can you find these vacancies? And what tips are there for making a successful move? This article is designed to help you...

Working as an English Teacher Overseas

Article by Ben Davies, about why you should teach, the qualifications you will need and how to become an English Teacher abroad.

Advice for overseas jobseekers

This whitepaper contains:-why you might want to work in the UK-how to search for a job on jobs.ac.uk-am I eligible to apply for a certain job-how can I find out about work permits/immigration advice

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