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    and painfully conservative restrictions on all sorts of things

    what more could yeh want.

    as a male tho I could save up enough in 3-5 years to get a bit of the mortgage paid off

    anyone know someone thats done it
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    thats sad
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    Hes a pharmacy student, I dont blame you for wanting to leave the UK rofl.
    Pharmacy is a blue collar job now.
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    Would rather live in the UK. Way to hot for one, almost 50 degrees bro.
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    I was born in Dubai :groovy:
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    I want to move there too after I graduate. it's an amazing place :daydreaming:
    I went there a few months ago and loved it but i think it may be too hot to live there in the summer times
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    (Original post by physicso)
    thats sad
    why:?

    (Original post by Qaiys)
    I was born in Dubai :groovy:
    is it a nice place to live:?
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    (Original post by alevelzzz)
    Hes a pharmacy student, I dont blame you for wanting to leave the UK rofl.
    Pharmacy is a blue collar job now.
    hmm how yeh know that:?

    and what makes you think its blue collar..why does that even matter:?

    uk is grand but im young so why not get a bit of money and get to know another culture

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    Would rather live in the UK. Way to hot for one, almost 50 degrees bro.
    not so much the weather id miss although id surely burn!:P
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    I want to move there too after I graduate. it's an amazing place :daydreaming:
    I went there a few months ago and loved it but i think it may be too hot to live there in the summer times
    yep what yeh hope to study in college then

    yeh id be going for the experience and zee monies!
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    (Original post by trustmeimlying1)
    is it a nice place to live:?
    I lived there like 13 years ago, it's a completely different world; mainly as in it's become much more developed and cityish if you get me.
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    (Original post by Qaiys)
    I lived there like 13 years ago, it's a completely different world; mainly as in it's become much more developed and cityish if you get me.
    yep sure a city might suit us youth

    probably be heading over single..not sure id meet anyone down there suitable for moi tho
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    I'm originally from North Wales but have lived in the Middle East for 6 years and Dubai for 3 of those years (I live here currently but will be going to Uni in the UK). I love it here and will miss it very much, but I have a few friends who didn't like it and got home sick very quickly. I think it depends on your personality~

    (yes, it is a completely different world, but again, I love it!)
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    (Original post by trustmeimlying1)
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    and painfully conservative restrictions on all sorts of things

    what more could yeh want.

    as a male tho I could save up enough in 3-5 years to get a bit of the mortgage paid off

    anyone know someone thats done it
    For a short time and if you are below thirty Dubai is great. It is not as conservative as you think it is and you can get virtually everything that you think you can't get. Beer and spirits are freely available in bars. Wine is expensive. You can even get pork sausages in Waitrose. All apartments have air-conditioning. It is quite cheap to live there and you will have a great social life if you want one. If I was your age - I would be there in a shot
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    (Original post by trustmeimlying1)
    hmm how yeh know that:?

    and what makes you think its blue collar..why does that even matter:?

    uk is grand but im young so why not get a bit of money and get to know another culture
    You've been on all the pharmacy threads.
    Blue collar because thats how employers treat pharmacists/pay pharmacists nowadays in the UK.
    Abroad pharmacists are given a lot more respect and a lot higher salary, pharmacy sucks in the UK.
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    (Original post by Furandesu)
    I'm originally from North Wales but have lived in the Middle East for 6 years and Dubai for 3 of those years (I live here currently but will be going to Uni in the UK). I love it here and will miss it very much, but I have a few friends who didn't like it and got home sick very quickly. I think it depends on your personality~

    (yes, it is a completely different world, but again, I love it!)
    what personality yeh need
    not really the home sick type..

    hmm might just then

    cheers love for the response
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    (Original post by squeakysquirrel)
    For a short time and if you are below thirty Dubai is great. It is not as conservative as you think it is and you can get virtually everything that you think you can't get. Beer and spirits are freely available in bars. Wine is expensive. You can even get pork sausages in Waitrose. All apartments have air-conditioning. It is quite cheap to live there and you will have a great social life if you want one. If I was your age - I would be there in a shot
    yep should be under 30 alright if I stick with pharm
    plan to go for 2-5years...max
    wine is overated:P

    im 19 and im not sure about the social side..im a white catholic..wont exactly mix in with the local crowd..doubt theyd date a white lad
    cheap is good..going for money and experience as I said..the no tax should be good and the property tax can be avoided by renting..wont be another 5 years yet tho till I qualify!
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    (Original post by alevelzzz)
    You've been on all the pharmacy threads.
    Blue collar because thats how employers treat pharmacists/pay pharmacists nowadays in the UK.
    Abroad pharmacists are given a lot more respect and a lot higher salary, pharmacy sucks in the UK.
    nice to meet yeh then fellow pharmy

    its alright..id be aiming for hospital..
    I wonder how much theyd get paid in UAE or if theyre would be jobs

    whats your plan yourself
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    (Original post by trustmeimlying1)
    yep should be under 30 alright if I stick with pharm
    plan to go for 2-5years...max
    wine is overated:P

    im 19 and im not sure about the social side..im a white catholic..wont exactly mix in with the local crowd..doubt theyd date a white lad
    cheap is good..going for money and experience as I said..the no tax should be good and the property tax can be avoided by renting..wont be another 5 years yet tho till I qualify!
    The "local crowd" tends to be expats - you find all sorts of people. The Emiratis are really nice too. They are very tolerant and surprisingly western when they want be.

    There is a Catholic church in Dubai so if you are religious you won't miss out. Just rip up all the ideas that you have about the middle east - it is nothing like you imagine it.

    There are brits; americans; dutch; lebanese; russians - all nations
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    (Original post by trustmeimlying1)
    what personality yeh need
    not really the home sick type..

    hmm might just then

    cheers love for the response
    No problem! A lot of people here (at least who I've met) don't take life too seriously but are mature at the right times. You should be ready to socialise and network it's a great place if you're wanting to be independent ^#^
 
 
 
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