Part-Time Jobs For Students Over Christmas

By on October 28th, 2022


 We know that finding part time jobs for students is difficult at the best of times, but the extra cash is always worth it especially during the holiday season.

With a little bit of research and planning you will find something that suits your needs perfectly.

We want to take the stress off your shoulders and provide you with everything you need to know about finding part-time jobs this Christmas. Read more of our useful tips on how.


Student Jobs for Christmas

There are various part time jobs you can pursue during the holiday season, but make sure you consider all options available to find the right fit for you.

Here are 6 part time job ideas for students for a better idea of job opportunities out there!

The Benefits of Part-Time Jobs for Students

A student job may seem like unnecessary stress initially, but there are many perks of having a student job including…

Work Experience– depending on the industry you venture into, you will develop various skillsets giving you the experience you need post- university life.

Extra cash– perfect for those Christmas nights out and last-minute presents

How To Balance Work and Study Time


  • Know when deadlines are coming up
  • Don’t over-commit to shifts
  • Use your time productively
  • Try not to miss lectures and tutorials
Downing Students How Do I Find A Part Time Job

How Do I Find a Part-Time Christmas Job?

Universities always give the best advice when it comes to work experience, so explore your nearest career department and even head to your local Student Union for potential job opportunities available.

Another good starting point is to search online and sign up to relevant job search tools such as:


LinkedIn is always a good idea. If you don’t have an account already, set one up! Not only will this help you network and find part time work, it will also help you find permanent job vacancies once you graduate too.

On Average, How Many Hours can a Full-Time Student Work?

This all depends on you! Prioritise studying and be mindful of your university hours and deadlines, as well as your need for downtime too!

There is no minimum or maximum legal requirement for how many hours a full-time student can work in the UK, but 15 hours a week is usually average for part time work.


When Should You Start To Apply For a Christmas Job?

There’s no time like the present! Don’t forget, there will be lots of other students considering a student job for Christmas so it is better to start your search as early as possible, especially if there are job opportunities you are interested in!

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Now more than ever there are so many remote opportunities available, with various job vacancies even offering part time flexibility…

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