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    It is located in the English county in the south of Yorkshire. Its population is thought to have been 584,028 in 2019 residing on an area estimated at 367.9km2. By far, the majority ethnic group in Sheffield is white British –white people of British ancestry.

    The name, “Sheffield”, is related to the” River Sheaf” which flows via the city. In old ages the city was called “Sceaf”, meaning “border”, so it was the border river.

    In the first decade of the 12th century, Sheffield was established by William de Love tot – the Lord of the precinct. The city of Sheffield is the only city in the UK encompassing a National Park within its boundary, so it is enormous.

    The city is known for steel and iron manufacturing. In addition, it is the first region for outdoor enthusiasts besides being the 4th largest city all over England.

    The international reputation the city gained was for steel production in the 19th century, when its population began to grow up rapidly during the Industrial Revolution. (Stainless steel and crucible) was thrived by industry innovators in the city of Sheffield. 


    Living Expenses in Sheffield

    An international student in Sheffield needs to have each month for monthly costs not less than $855 (621 Pounds) without rent. Sheffield is believed to be less expensive than New York without rent by 35 %.

    Lists of Living Expenses in Sheffield in Pounds



    Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district



    Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar)



    500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast



    1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk



    12 eggs, large



    1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes



    500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese



    1 kg (2 lb.) of apples



    1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes





    Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area



    Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area



    Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat



    Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area



    Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area



    Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio



    Internet 8 mbps (1 month)



    40” flat screen tv



    Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands)



    Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.)



    Hourly rate for cleaning help





    1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar)



    1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers)



    1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, adidas, or equivalent brands)



    1 pair of men’s leather business shoes





    Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new



    1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas



    Monthly ticket public transport



    Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles)




    Personal Care


    Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands)



    1 box of antibiotics (12 doses)



    Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes)



    1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...)



    Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)



    Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)



    4 rolls of toilet paper



    Tube of toothpaste



    Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city






    Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub



    2 tickets to the movies



    2 tickets to the theater (best available seats)



    Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert



    1 cocktail drink in downtown club



    Cappuccino in expat area of the city



    1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.)



    Ipad wi-fi 128gb



    1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)



    1 month of gym membership in business district



    1 package of Marlboro cigarettes




    The Culture of Sheffield

    The lively cultural view of Sheffield consists of classical music and dance shows, contemporary visual arts and drama. Where ever you turn around you find a number of shows of music and drama in the downtown, varying from modern theatres which were built on purpose to spacious concert halls and churches.

    The city involves different museums, including Western Park Museum – the Sheffield City Museum – the Kelham Island Museum, the Sheffield Fire and Police Museum, Shepherd Wheel and Abbey dale Industrial Hamlet. Also, Sheffield embraces lots of other attractive places such as the Peace Gardens and Sheffield Winter Gardens.

    The entire area of Sheffield is almost green, and 75 % of the city positioned within the Peak District National Park. There are lots of gardens and forests in the city, in addition to more than 250 parks. The city contains approximately 5 million trees.


    Weather and Environment

    The climate is partly cloudy, and summer days are nice and cosy, while winter days are long, chilly, windy and often cloudy. With the course of the year, the temperatures normally fluctuate between 40C (350F) to 260C (690F), and they are rarely under -20C (270F) or more than 320C (780F) 

    It is necessary to decrease air pollution in Sheffield as Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) has exceeded the limits of legal quantity since January 2010. So, air pollution is required to be diminished as soon as possible. 


    Working in Sheffield

    Sheffield is a thriving city having many part-time jobs for international students while studying such as: Cafes, restaurants, artisan cafes, barber shops ....There are a plenty of jobs waiting for you. Just you can discover about jobs available to verify, just visit:

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    You can search for retail sales job opportunities that are available in Sheffield. These jobs are suitable if you are able to show high skills of customer service, and be interested in communicating with many people daily. Just you can sign and start your vacancy by searching the websitePart-Time Retail Jobs in Sheffield

    Also, if a student is interested in social activities and outgoing, then a career in promotions may be your choice. These opportunities will give a chance to have some good experience beside your studies, which make job opportunities available to gain some extra money.:

    Part-Time Promotions Jobs in Sheffield

    If you are fond of meeting new people, and solving problems, this part-time customer service in Sheffield could be your right point while you are studying in Sheffield, and this will add to your CV:

     Part-Time Customer Service Jobs in Sheffield

    Remember as an international student that you are allowed to work up to 20 hours every week as long as you comply with the city’s rules, and not to exceed the limit, or you will be fined and expose yourself to harsh punishment.

    The Districts of Sheffield

    Areas of Sheffield by ward

    • Park & Arbourthorne. Arbourthorne, Gleadless, Gleadless Townsends, Holinshed, Newfield Green, Norfolk Park and Ridgeway
    • Beau chief and Greenhill. Beau chief, Bate moor, Greenhill, Jordanthorpe and Low Edges
    • Beighton
    • Birley
    • Broom hill & Sharrow Vale
    • Burn greave City
    • Crookes & Cross pool.

     The Universities in Sheffield

    Sheffield has two universities:

    • The University of Sheffield
    • Sheffield Hallam University

    Universities in Sheffield / United Kingdom

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