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Middle East

Use these resources together with the specific country links:

  • BBC Country profiles
  • Commisceo Global Country profiles with guides to culture, customs and etiquette
  • Go International Information on studying, working or volunteering abroad as part of a UK university education 
  • GOV.UK 'What is the UK doing in…' Travel advice including entry requirements, health, money, local laws and customs
  • GOV.UK Living in country guides
  • gradlinkGULF Careers website for students and graduates from Gulf studying at UK universities. Job opportunities, employer profiles, graduate case studies, careers advice and blog. Also of interest to students who wish to explore working in Dubai, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Qatar etc.
  • Graduateland International job portal
  • iHipo Internships, jobs and graduate programs
  • iWORK GLOBAL Stories from Brunel students around the world
  • JobOnline Search for international graduate jobs, schemes and internships
  • Riley Guide Resources for job search and career exploration
  • World-Newspapers.com Search for global newspapers

Careers Consultants or your Placement Internship Adviser are happy to talk things through with you once you've done some initial research, and they can check your CV, and help you prepare for interviews. It's easy to make an appointment. They may also be able to suggest other resources that you could investigate.

Saudi Arabia

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Alumni networks
Job search
  • Elite Saudi Professionals Aims to bring together employers with early to mid-career Saudi professionals searching for opportunities in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. They organize invitation only recruitment events in the UK, Saudi Arabia and USA
  • GoinGlobal Country career guides with job postings and internship listings, employer directory. Industry and employment trends, visa information, networking resources, resumé and interview advice, and volunteering/not for profit [Login with your network username and password.]
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country
International companies
Banking/Finance
Food/Pharmaceuticals
IT/Engineering
Media
Transport
Local companies

 

Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade directories
Study
  • TARGETpostgrad Information on qualification names, language requirements, exchange programme options, fees and international scholarships, how to apply for postgraduate study abroad, and study visa basics

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

 About
Alumni networks
Job search
  • GoinGlobal Country career guides with job postings and internship listings, employer directory. Industry and employment trends, visa information, networking resources, resumé and interview advice, and volunteering/not for profit [Login with your network username and password.]
  • Prospects The job market, internships, work experience, volunteering and where to look for vacancies, teaching, and visa information
  • Starting your career in - Country Guides for International Students: UAE (2010) Gives key facts about current trends and jobs, advice about seeking employment, hints and tips for making a successful application, and information sources
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country
International companies
Banking/Finance
Health
IT/Engineering
Leisure
Media
Transport
Local companies
Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade directories
Study
  • Prospects Master's and doctoral programmes, fees and funding, applications, visas, exchanges and placements
  • TARGETpostgrad Information on qualification names, language requirements, exchange programme options, fees and international scholarships, how to apply for postgraduate study abroad, and study visa basics