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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    I found out what council housing was on TSR
    Really? If so, I'd suggest you go out and get some experience of the real world before advising the OP on matters such as these.
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    Are you at uni? Because in theory it all sounds possible, but concretely trust me that it's not enough.
    I am at uni yes and I can survive off £15 a week for food
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    With £55 a week you could have a banquet every night!

    OK - Maybe not quite a banquet. but you will definitely be able to live comfortably. I went on MySupermarket and added up the total cost of shopping on an average basket of food, cleaning products etc. and it came to just shy of £25.

    Transport at Nottingham seems cheap too - Bus is £1 with a student MANGO card I think.
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    nottingham is cheap and I'm actually a student there so I have found it pretty reasonable. A bus pass is about 200 a year and you can get basically unlimited travel everywhere
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    So hopefully I'll be off to Nottingham and altogether my student loan is about £7813. I've worked out that if I want to have decent savings at the end of the year I'll have to live off £55 a week. I'm slightly worried about course costs though, considering I'll be studying English and French so I'll need to buy loads of books.

    I'm hoping to get a part time job at university but before I do start to, is it possible to live on £55 per week?
    Assuming that doesn't include rent, yes it's possible with careful budgeting.
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    (Original post by Forecast)
    Really? If so, I'd suggest you go out and get some experience of the real world before advising the OP on matters such as these.
    I'm getting experience on TSR, that's why I'm here, because it's the best place to learn about the less privileged.
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    (Original post by Blue_Cow)
    With £55 a week you could have a banquet every night!

    OK - Maybe not quite a banquet. but you will definitely be able to live comfortably. I went on MySupermarket and added up the total cost of shopping on an average basket of food, cleaning products etc. and it came to just shy of £25.

    Transport at Nottingham seems cheap too - Bus is £1 with a student MANGO card I think.
    A lot of the normal busses are £1 and all you need to provide is your student card I think you use a mango card like a prepaid pass i.e put money on it
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    I found I could save a lot more than I'd have expected per year by finding my books online lol. Easily saved me ~$1000 a year. Good luck
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    RE: books. I found quite a few of them online in PDF format for free. Know what to google for!
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    (Original post by Noodlzzz)
    RE: books. I found quite a few of them online in PDF format for free. Know what to google for!
    I obtained some today, found a really good site that Academic books
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    I'm getting experience on TSR, that's why I'm here, because it's the best place to learn about the less privileged.
    Run off to Mummy for some money now hun x
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    Run off to Mummy for some money now hun x
    How is it bad that I want to be socially aware? You should praise me for doing this. Most of my friends would call someone earning 40k poor.
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    How is it bad that I want to be socially aware? You should praise me for doing this. Most of my friends would call someone earning 40k poor.
    :blah::blah::blah::blah::blah::blah::blah::blah::blah: CHAVVY :troll: :blah::blah::blah::blah::blah::blah::blah::blah::blah:
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    So hopefully I'll be off to Nottingham and altogether my student loan is about £7813. I've worked out that if I want to have decent savings at the end of the year I'll have to live off £55 a week. I'm slightly worried about course costs though, considering I'll be studying English and French so I'll need to buy loads of books.

    I'm hoping to get a part time job at university but before I do start to, is it possible to live on £55 per week?
    Nope. If you wanna socialise with the rugby lads you'll have to fork out considerably more on drink
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    Run off to Mummy for some money now hun x
    Please don't patronise him, otherwise he will show you evidence of the fake watch, fake toy boat and an empty champagne bottle - all of which his mummy bought him
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    (Original post by UnknownRoyalist)
    Please don't patronise him, otherwise he will show you evidence of the fake watch, fake toy boat and an empty champagne bottle - all of which his mummy bought him
    I find it very insulting that you say I'm the kind of person who would buy fake stuff. Is it so difficult to believe that there are better off people than you?
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    I think this person is an elaborate troll
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    I find it very insulting that you say I'm the kind of person who would buy fake stuff. Is it so difficult to believe that there are better off people than you?
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    I think this person is an elaborate troll
    Very elaborate - the Force is strong with this :troll: it is.
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    (Original post by Drez999)
    Very elaborate - the Force is strong with this :troll: it is.
    she will be posting asking about joining ISIS next
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    It should be just about do able my student loan leaves me £140 after a week after rent
 
 
 
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