As a reward for your hard work, here’s a big bill for graduation

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For students, graduations matter a great deal. They represent years of hard work: the blood, sweat and tears shed for their education. Graduations are a milestone, the end of one chapter and the beginning of another.

But, for many, graduation comes at a cost. Institutions the length and breadth of Scotland are continuing to tax student achievement by stealth.

Thanks to a freedom of information request from NUS Scotland, we can reveal that students can be out of pocket by as much as £225 as a result of winter graduations and the associated costs. The data shows a mixed approach by institutions ...

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