University of Birmingham | Worklink

Worklink is the University of Birmingham’s on campus casual work agency.

Read the Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs for Worklink

Casual Workers - Read the Worklink Casual Worker Guide to COVID-19 Payments

Hiring Managers - Read the Worklink Hiring Manager Guide to COVID-19 Payments

Read the Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs for Students and Staff

Pay Dates and Deadlines 


View our current vacancies and submit your timecards

Hiring Managers

Find out how to recruit and authorise your Casual Worker's timecards

Contact Us

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Call us

 +44 (0)121 414 5000  

Why work on Campus?

  • Worklink can provide students with essential work experience that is flexible and convenient, fitting around your studies and offering you the opportunity to earn while you study
  • Develop your employability skillset while networking with staff and students
  • A range of paid work opportunities to match students’ experience
  • On-line registration to receive advertisements for part-time, casual work on campus
  • On-line application process for on campus work opportunities through the Worklink website
  • Selection and recruitment process for on campus work opportunities
  • Support and advice with part-time applications
  • Advice on interview techniques
  • Monthly payments for work completed through online timesheets
  • Opportunity to participate in the national Student Employee of the Year award

Worklink Support

  • Expert recruitment advice, with a tailored recruitment process to suit your needs
  • Right to Work checks for student workers
  • Monitoring of student hours
  • Monitoring of casual worker visa expiries
  • DBS Applications for students
  • Payroll all casual workers through online timecards

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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