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    Why; so that you can introduce your friends and family to an object even denser than you are? By all means, proceed, but with the understanding that if you should sign on at any point after graduation, I and a coalition of fellow tax-payers will hunt you down and beat you soundly over the head with it.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Wow, you lot are savage..I don't even think I want the phone anymore
    If you need a new phone, invest in a good one such as the 450 though you may be able to get it cheaper with some deals idk - no problem with that. But if you don't really need it at the moment, why not just save your money?
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    I'd say it depends on what money you've got coming in.

    If I was in that situation, I would only spend that much on something like a phone if I also had a job, as I need my student loan for other more important things like not starving to death and I don't really have any savings. I also need to run my car - so students who don't drive and don't need to spend money on things like petrol might have a different view.

    Ultimately it's your decision, but just think about how much student loan you get, how much you need to live on, and if you might have large sums to pay in the foreseeable future (e.g. do you have to put a car through MOT, or do you need money for deposit and/or rent or something like that?). Don't impulse buy something that expensive.
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    I dont see the fuss with pricey phones tbh :L
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    iv been trying to get Iphone7 they just go out of stock like in 10 mins
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Wow, you lot are savage..I don't even think I want the phone anymore
    You simply havent given enough information.
    Do you have savings?

    Have you budgeted all your years money so you can afford your books, food and accommodation? You will really notice if you dont have enough for any of those three. £450 on a luxury item seems strange if not. The only single purchase item I cant think worth that money is whatever computer you need.

    For all we know you could have £20,000 in savings plus a job, so you cna afford it easily. Alternatively you could be a fresher with no job and no savings whi can ill afford spending that amount.
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    You simply havent given enough information.
    Do you have savings?

    Have you budgeted all your years money so you can afford your books, food and accommodation? You will really notice if you dont have enough for any of those three. £450 on a luxury item seems strange if not. The only single purchase item I cant think worth that money is whatever computer you need.

    For all we know you could have £20,000 in savings plus a job, so you cna afford it easily. Alternatively you could be a fresher with no job and no savings whi can ill afford spending that amount.
    I'm a fresher.I have a job where I earn 100 quid a week. I commute from home and have a grand in savings (excluding student finance)
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I'm a fresher.I have a job where I earn 100 quid a week. I commute from home and have a grand in savings (excluding student finance)
    Its up to you. Id prefer to have my textbooks and maybe a decent computer.
    The job is good, but then id consider whether id have more fun not commuting- no idea of your commute.

    Why not make sure you cna afford to keep yourself.
    Use hald finance from student grant or overdraft and half from your savings or income.

    Its your money, just make sure you dont run out.
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    I would recommend you get a 6s rather than the plus version because its got the same functionality however the plus is larger and frankly has a
    lower resolution.
 
 
 
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