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This page lists selected resources for Asia including sources of vacancies as well as information on living and working in particular countries.

It also has dedicated sections on China and Malaysia, where the University of Nottingham has international campuses.

While we do not have country-specific expertise, our staff can offer advice on putting together an effective job-hunting strategy to seek work abroad.

 

Passport Career

Passport Career  is a great resource for students thinking about a global career. 

Accessible only to current students and graduates at the University of Nottingham, you will find advice and guidance on over 80 countries, have access to monthly webinars and get career, CV, application and cultural advice.

Countries covered - Azerbaijan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.

 
 

I want to find a job in China

Free online learning resources for Chinese students studying in the UK

  • Prepare2GetAhead - this online resource explores how to plan your future and provides a step-by-step approach to develop your own career plan. Find out how to make the most of your time at university, explore your options and gain relevant skills and experiences.
  • Innovate2GetAhead - this online resource focuses on innovation skills and how to develop an innovative mind-set. Whether you are looking to go on and work for an organisation, develop your own family business or looking to start your own business, this resource will help.

Graduate job market in China

  • British Council China - UK Alumni - register if you have studied at an institution in the UK or for a UK qualification elsewhere for events, job vacancies and career development
  • GradLinkChina - for Chinese students and graduates who have studied at an UK university. There's an employer directory, a guide to industry sectors and placements
  • Campus China Chinese Talent Board - opportunities for Chinese students and graduates; searchable by type of vacancy, employer and subject studied. Registration needed for full access to information

Study China

This distinctive three-week programme offers the opportunity to interact with Chinese students, academic staff, local families and businesses, providing profound access to this fascinating country. Throughout the programme you will be immersed in a vibrant campus environment at a leading Chinese university, ensuring that your Study China experience is truly unforgettable.

You will complete an intensive Chinese Mandarin course designed to develop your written and spoken language skills.

The Study China Programme is managed by The University of Manchester and funded by the UK Government Department for Education.

Study China

Returning home to China

If you are returning home to either of these countries after studying in the UK and feel as though you will need continued support, you can always contact our Careers team for support with CVs, applications and interview technique.

Contact our China Careers team on Ren Ren

Contact our China Careers team on Weibo

 
 

I want to find a job in Malaysia 

Graduate job market in Malaysia

Below is a selection of some agency websites advertising graduate roles in Malaysia.

Returning home to Malaysia

If you are returning home to either of these countries after studying in the UK and feel as though you will need continued support, you can always contact our Careers team for support with CVs, applications and interview technique.

Contact our Malaysia Careers team on Facebook

News: The top 75 employers in Malaysia you'd love to work for

 
 

Widening your job search

 

Careers and Employability Service

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