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Pay Dates and Deadlines

Timecard Help Guide

Access the Worklink Timecard Help Guide(PDF - 588KB) 

Notice: We have become aware that some students are facing difficulties locating or submitting their time cards in the new system. Worklink and the Core HR team are working to make these available to you as quickly as possible. We apologise for the inconveniences caused and we appreciate your patience whilst we are working os this.  


Visit our FAQ's page for more information on: 

  • Access to your account 
  • Submitting Timecards
  • Payment Deadlines

How do I register with Worklink?

Step 1

Looking for a job on campus?

Create your Worklink account online to access out current vacancies

Step 2

Secured a job on campus?

You are required to visit the Worklink office (24 hours prior to commencing work) to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK
When you visit the Worklink office in The Guild of Students please bring with you:

  • Passport and/ or Visa / EEA National Identity card (A Driving licence is unacceptable)If a UK student, a birth certificate and proof of National insurance, is an accepted alternative to a UK passport
  • Student ID Card

Please note: Worklink opening hours for registrations are Monday to Friday 10am - 3pm in term time and Monday to Friday 10am – 1pm non term time.

Working Hour Restrictions

  • All students are restricted to working 15 hours per week during term time, with the exception of part-time students who are unrestricted. 

  • Students with a Tier 4 status are restricted by UK law to the total number of hours they may work in a week(This includes voluntary work hours).  Any student who exceeds the permissions of their visa will be in breach of their conditions of stay and will be committing an Immigration offence.  The penalties for the student are severe – they can be:

    •    taken to court;

    •    fined up to £5,000;

    •    be sent to prison for up to 6 months;

    •    liable to be removed from the UK;

    •    banned from returning to the UK from 1-10 years. The ban and any illegal working will also need to be declared on future immigration applications to the UK and for entry to other countries.

  • Please refer to the Working Hour Restrictions Table (PDF - 45KB)

Term Dates

Please refer to the Undergraduate term dates.

PG Students should refer to the Working Hours Restriction Table (PDF - 45KB)

Employability Events and Workshops

Student Employability Month 2020 

Upcoming Events 

  • Mock Interviews: Monday 24th of February between 3pm and 4pm (15-minute sessions)
  • Cover Letter and CV SessionsThursday 12th of March between 3pm and 4pm (20-minute sessions) 
  • Assessment Centre Tips Session: Tuesday 17th of March 3pm to 4pm (presentation and Q&A session)
  • Employability Skills Advice: Monday 23rd of March 3pm to 4pm (presentation and Q&A session)

How to book: Please email us at to book a place for any of the above events

Event Locations: Variable; will be confirmed via email once your place has been booked



Legal Requirements

  • The University has a duty to prevent illegal working in the UK by carrying out prescribed document checks on people before employing them to ensure they are lawfully allowed to work. All students must register with Worklink at least 24 hours prior to commencing work.

  • The University must not offer or permit hours that would cause the student to be in breach of their visa conditions.  The Home Office consider this to be a breach of the Immigration Act, 1971 Section 25(1) – ‘Facilitating the commission of a breach of immigration law’.



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