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    I cannot believe how much my graduation is gonna cost/is costing nearly £40 for the outfit, the photos, I won't even go there!! tickets alone £40. No wonder they send this last student loan so late, cuz you need it just to graduate!!
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    and to think you actually have to pay for those horrible graduation photo's that will sit in you're parent's living room for the rest of their lives!! extortion
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    (Original post by shazza)
    I cannot believe how much my graduation is gonna cost/is costing nearly £40 for the outfit, the photos, I won't even go there!! tickets alone £40. No wonder they send this last student loan so late, cuz you need it just to graduate!!
    You all actually need to purchase your graduation out-fit? I thought the school will gift it to you guys free-of-charge or loan it to you guys for the photo-taking?

    £40 sounds quite expensive if you ask me... hmm.. Tickets, why do you need tickets to go in? and £40 for a ticket sounds like daylight extortion to me...
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    (Original post by shazza)
    I cannot believe how much my graduation is gonna cost/is costing nearly £40 for the outfit, the photos, I won't even go there!! tickets alone £40. No wonder they send this last student loan so late, cuz you need it just to graduate!!
    How do you think we feel? We have to buy the full outfit for starting uni (gown, mortar board, sub fusc) as well as matriculation photos (optional). If we happen to become scholars we have to get a different gown. We must then get a different one again when we graduate, and another again when we confer our MAs. Each gown costs in the region of £40, other than the initial undergraduate commoners' gown which is about £25. You don't know you're born!!!
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    £40 isnt much really, arnt you happy to graduate and make a big thing about it
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    Im graduating from Trent in July too but my tickets are only £12.50 each. When you say £40 do you mean for 3 ppl? I cant believe the cost of the photos, Im getting the standard £40 pack, not those £149 packs, or whatever.

    Which date are you graduating? Im on 15th at 5.00.
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    I meant £40 for all 3 tickets. It is £40 to HIRE the gowns, to buy it is £75 for the mortar board over £100 for the gown, and £70 for the collar.
    I am happy to be graduating, don't get me wrong, but After paying all that for tuition fees you would think at least the tickets would be free!!
    I am graduating on the 14th at 11am. (design)
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    The graduation details our university sent us where so infornative they didn't even say how nuch tickets were (although you get a maximum of two guests for the event plus another one for the video room). Hiring a gown and mortarboard is something around £35 (as a joke I clicked on the buy option, and it came to around £250). I'm not sure what photo package Im going to get, probably one of the less expensive ones. And I'm definitely not ordering any of the crappy merchandise they are offering (DVD for £40, champagne with your name on it for £25, lunch for a "bargain" price of £20, etc.)...
 
 
 
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