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    Hi everybody,

    I have an interview at Royal Holloway on Saturday, to study media, film and tv. But I haven't a clue what to wear, some people say casual and others say smart casual but all my teachers said wear a suit. But no one does apparently. HELP
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    I think for an interview it's always best to turn up over-dressed as opposed to under-dressed. You don't want to run the risk of appearing sloppy, so I would go with the suit
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    (Original post by Robertpotter1999)
    Hi everybody,

    I have an interview at Royal Holloway on Saturday, to study media, film and tv. But I haven't a clue what to wear, some people say casual and others say smart casual but all my teachers said wear a suit. But no one does apparently. HELP
    Your teachers are wrong.

    If you wear a suit every day and it's comfortable then feel free to wear one for interview - otherwise you'll look uncomfortable and overdressed for an interview.

    It's HIGHLY unlikely that the staff interviewing you will be wearing suits (and even if they've got a jacket and shirt they're unlikely to have a tie on) - dressing more formally than they do will make you look awkward and feel uncomfortable.

    Wear something you'd be comfortable wearing to go out with your nan for a roast dinner at a decent pub. Smart but comfy and not overly fussy.

    Edit: look at what some of their staff and students wear for an official video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BpsdYpu_wU

    NO SUITS
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Your teachers are wrong.

    If you wear a suit every day and it's comfortable then feel free to wear one for interview - otherwise you'll look uncomfortable and overdressed for an interview.

    It's HIGHLY unlikely that the staff interviewing you will be wearing suits (and even if they've got a jacket and shirt they're unlikely to have a tie on) - dressing more formally than they do will make you look awkward and feel uncomfortable.

    Wear something you'd be comfortable wearing to go out with your nan for a roast dinner at a decent pub. Smart but comfy and not overly fussy.

    Edit: look at what some of their staff and students wear for an official video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BpsdYpu_wU

    NO SUITS
    Thank you so much! I will stop stressing now!
 
 
 
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