Creative & Cultural Careers Festival
  2nd - 6th March

Talks, Events & Workshops

Advice for International Students


March 2 / 13:00 - 14:00 / Project Room, 50 George Square

Information session. Targeted at International Students who are interested in working in the Creative and Cultural Sectors in the UK after their studies. Hosted by the Careers Service and the International Office, this session will provide information on the UK job market, work visa routes and application criteria.


Juli Bolaños-Durman is an Award Winning ECA graduate from Costa Rica who following her studies has secured a Tier 1 Entrepreneurship Visa to enable her to stay in the UK. Hear about Juli’s experiences gaining her visa, working in the UK after graduation, as well as her personal tips for current international students who are looking to do the same thing.

Kirsten Roche is the Careers Consultant leading on internationalisation in the Careers Service. She is an experienced Consultant who has worked in several Russell Group universities and has experience of working with students from a wide range of disciplines. Prior to working in Careers Services Kirsten worked in the third sector, HR and central government. She is also the Edinburgh Award Leader for the Edinburgh Award (Media).

International Office, University of Edinburgh.