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The cost of living in Dubai

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The cost of living in Dubai

Hi there,

Can anyone help me? Myself and my boyfriend are moving over to Dubai next September 08. We're trying to get everything sorted before we go. My boyfriend still has one year left in University, he is studying Structual/Civil engineering. He hasn't got much experience in the Engineering profession, do you think this is a big disadvantage or do you think he will manage to get a good job in Dubai with just some background experience. Also, can you tell me what the cost of every day living in Dubai is for example food, entertainment, travel etc. Do you know where the cheapest place to rent is, as we are planning on renting for a few months and then looking into buying an Apartment.

All thoughts are much appreciated.


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I reckon he'd be best getting a year or 2 under his belt working offshore in the North Sea first, with his degree, he'll get a job easily as the sector is crying out for engineers. Far easier to get a job in Dubai with some experience on his CV.

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2. Re: The cost of living in Dubai


You're better off asking on www.dubaiforums.com

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