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    Overview

    Nottingham is a city located in England’s Midlands in central region. The area of Nottingham is estimated at 74.61km2, with a population of almost 794,008 people according to the latest estimate conducted in 2021.

    The city hosts a number of ancestries: British, Irish, Caribbean, Black African, Asian origins and some insignificant minorities. So, Nottingham is almost the only city holding all of these ancestries.

    It was named in Old English as “homestead (ham) of Snot’s people”. It is an Anglo-Saxon name; “Snot” is the peson who was a Saxon chieftain governed a region known as “Snotingaham” in Old English: “Inga” means the people of ; “ham” means homestead (the homestead of Snot’s people.

    Nottingham is about 128 miles (206 km) far from the north of London, and 45 miles (72km) far from the northeast of Birmingham. Nottingham was known as “Shottingham” by the media; as Nottingham had been the British center of crimes which resulted in less investment in businesses, and university establishments.

    In the 11th century, the Castle of Nottingham was built beside the River Trent on a sandstone salience. The Anglo-Saxon region advanced into English precinct of Nottingham where a Town Hall and Courts were constructed.

    Nottingham became a city upon a decree issued by Queen Victoria in 1897. Following the industrial revolution, most of Nottingham growth was in progress depending upon the textile manufactures, and Nottingham, in particular, was famous for internationally.

    Living

    Living Expenses in Nottingham
    Monthly living expenses for international students in Nottingham are estimated at $900 (650P) without rent. Nottingham is believed to be less expensive than New York by 30 % without rent.

    Living Expenses in Nottingham in Pounds

    Restaurants

    Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 £

    Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £

    McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £

    Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 £

    Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 £

    Cappuccino (regular) 2.45 £

    Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 £

    Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.06 £


    Markets

    Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.79 £

    Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.88 £

    Rice (white), (1kg) 0.86 £

    Eggs (regular) (12) 1.92 £

    Local Cheese (1kg) 7.05 £

    Chicken Fillets (1kg) 5.93 £

    Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.67 £

    Apples (1kg) 2.77 £

    Banana (1kg) 0.88 £

    Oranges (1kg) 2.12 £

    Tomato (1kg) 2.52 £

    Potato (1kg) 1.07 £

    Onion (1kg) 0.97 £

    Lettuce (1 head) 0.63 £

    Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.71 £

    Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 £

    Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.05 £

    Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.18 £

    Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £


    Transportation

    One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £

    Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 £

    Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £

    Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.21 £

    Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 £

    Gasoline (1 liter) 1.23 £

    Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £

    Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,750.00 £


    Utilities (Monthly)

    Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 114.85 £

    1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £

    Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.78 £


    Sports And Leisure

    Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.00 £

    Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.81 £

    Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £


    Childcare

    Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 983.33 £

    International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,400.00 £


     Clothing And Shoes

    1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.62 £

    1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.75 £

    1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.12 £

    1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 64.12 £


    Rent Per Month

    Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 635.00 £

    Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 475.00 £

    Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,168.75 £

    Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 750.00 £


    Buy Apartment Price

    Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,107.29 £

    Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,250.00 £

    Culture

    The Culture of Nottingham

    Nottingham is famous for the oldest football league team play, Nottingham Cathedral, Nottingham Robin Hood Town Tour, the City of Caves, The Exchange shopping centre, Sherwood Forest, the National Justice Museum where you can see the ghosts and the town of Hockley.

    It is the city of culture, stories and nightlife where you can find your independence. The city is exciting and has many links that make you easily reach any place depending on the transportation system.

    It is home to several art galleries, theatres, cinemas and live music shows and Nottinghamshire is the best site where you can rest in having a cultural break.

    Weather

    Weather and Environment

    The summer days are fine, warm, short, temperate and partly cloudy. On the other hand, the days in winter are long, chilly, windy and generally cloudy. The temperatures, in general vary between 100C (500F) to 260 C(700F). It is seldom to be below -20C (270F) or more than300C (800F)

    There are a number of community organisations that make sure the air pollution and air quality of Nottingham’s areas are safe. These organizations investigate all complaints concerned with environment stability and clearance from dust, fumes and odors.

    Also these organizations observe light pollution that may result from artificial resources, in addition to street lights and neon effects. Radiations may take lots of forms, and they need to be addressed and curbed. 

    Working

    Working in Nottingham

    International students are permitted to work up to 20 hours each week during each term time, and full – time in breaks or formal holidays provided that they have a Tier 4 student visa. Working more than weekly allowed hours is considered a breach, and may expose them to serious problems.

    Nottingham is one of the best cities concerning excitement, affordability. The city has several links in terms of transportation as a cosmopolitan city in a bid to move easily from one place to another, which facilitates the process of searching for jobs.

    Nottingham is one of the big cities in the East Midlands, 80,000 of student population are found here, as the city has lots of activities, so there are multiple things to do in Nottingham, from working in shopping centres to discovering Nottingham tourist attractions.

    The part-time jobs are available, just read about Nottingham’s offers by setting your working hours, which is suitable for busy students. These jobs extend from communication and research skills to different kinds of science jobs.

    Furthermore, students can enjoy interacting with others by working in customer service jobs in Nottingham such as working at restaurants, shops, newspapers...Delivery drivers. Besides, different jobs relating to marketing, advertising and many other vacancies that can be useful for students to gain extra money...

    The Areas and Districts in Nottingham

    The administrative county has seven districts: 

    • Ash field, Bassetlaw, Mansfield
    • Newark and Sherwood 
    • The boroughs of Broxtowe,
    • Gedling
    • Rushfield
    • The geographic county encompasses these areas and the City of 
    • Nottingham, administratively a separate unitary authority. 
    The Universities in Nottingham

    “The Universities for Nottingham is a pioneering collaboration between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University bringing together the civic missions of our two universities”.

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