Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Africa and Middle East


This page lists selected resources for Africa and the Middle East, including sources of vacancies as well as information on living and working in particular countries.                      

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 – Angola, Bahrain, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, UAE, Zambia.


Widening your job search

Use additional sources of vacancies and country guides selected by our staff for more information on job markets and opportunities abroad.

Africa First and Let's Talk Africa
Connecting top African graduates in the UK and overseas with leading employers

Africa Talent Bank
Vacancies and information for recent graduates

Careers in Africa
Vacancies with companies across Africa, Asia and MENA

Corporate Information
Information on a number of international companies

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
Listing foreign embassies and information on travel and visas

Global Career Company
Recruitment consultancy specialising in Africa, MENA, Asia and Central Europe

Job opportunities across the continent, with detailed information on Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya

Gradlink GULF - for students and graduates from the Gulf region who are studying in the UK, providing links with employers and jobs in the area.

Details of international and national companies

Career resources for South Africa and the United Arab Emirates

Reconnect Africa
Careers information, jobs, events and networking for African professionals

Career resources for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates

Tony Elumelu Foundation
Ten-week placements at an African SME for MBA/MPA graduates

World Chambers Network (WCN)
Database of chambers of commerce and boards of trade around the world

For information on teaching in international schools worldwide, visit our Teaching page.

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