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    Hello, I'm interested in purchasing a new Macbook Pro (the 13" model, specifically).

    I have an NUS Extra card so am entitled to 15% discount. When going through the NUS website, the price of the 13" Macbook Pro is reduced to £859.20.

    When looking at Apple's education section, it says "And if you choose a Mac, save even more with Apple Education Pricing".

    I have attached an image from further down the page where it shows the Macbook Pro priced at £859.20 (it was already reduced as I was messing around with the option of purchasing through a university), with the option to save up to £184 with Apple Education Pricing.

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    What I am trying to convey, is that is it possible to have both discounts (NUS 15% and Apple Education Pricing)?

    If so, how do I go about acquiring them.

    Thanks for your time.
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    No, NUS discount is already student discount. They'd have coding in place to ensure you don't get both.
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    (Original post by ash1011)
    No, NUS discount is already student discount. They'd have coding in place to ensure you don't get both.
    such a computer scientist answer haha
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    In short, no you can't get both at once. You can use Quidco to get a further 3% back though, making it roughly 18% discount instead of 15%.

    You also get a £70 app store gift card if you buy before September so that's a further saving.
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    (Original post by LouboutinLove)
    In short, no you can't get both at once. You can use Quidco to get a further 3% back though, making it roughly 18% discount instead of 15%.

    You also get a £70 app store gift card if you buy before September so that's a further saving.
    Quidco actually gets you 3% knocked off the discounted price since Apple's edu store applies that pre-checkout, so it's more like 17.4% if I remember correctly :ahee:
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    ^ Well you know what I meant, what I was saying is it's still a further discount you can get on top of the HE edu price, hence the word roughly.
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    How would i go about getting quidco along with NUS discounts? Do i simply click the quidco link then, go to the address which gives me NUS discount?

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