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Currys PC World offers 99% laptop discount to lucky A-Level students

The competition could land you a Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 with 99% off its full price

Today is A-Level results day, and no doubt you’ll know someone who knows someone opening that all-important envelope. To celebrate what is perhaps the scariest day on the academic calendar, Currys PC World is offering A-Level students the chance to cash in on a laptop for just £8.79.

Winners will be able to claim a Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 with a whopping 99% discount, bringing the cost down from £879 to a single-figure price tag, making it just £8.79. That’s cheaper than a Nandos, or a couple of pints!

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To enter the competition, imminent university students need to follow the link here, before sending in a scan of their A-Level results certificate. The ten chosen winners will be able to purchase the laptop for a paltry £8.79 – the deal of the century for incoming university students.

Currys PC World undertook some research to show just how crucial a laptop can be to your university experience; students spend an average of 12 hours per week on their laptops, squirrelling away on essays and assignments and totting up an average total of 96,552 words per year.

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Meanwhile, laptops also facilitate essential downtime: 73% of students use theirs to watch YouTube videos, 69% for streaming films and TV shows and 61% for playing music. Because what would freshers’ week be without the tinny sound of Kendrick Lamar echoing through halls?

As for the Surface Laptop 2, it’s an impressive device: boasting 128GB of storage with a 14.5hr battery life, you won’t be caught short on campus come September. Plus, it weighs just 1.25kg, so you’ll be able to transport it effort-free when scurrying between lectures, seminars and the pub.

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The deadline for the competition is 11.59pm on Thursday 22 August, so once you’ve composed yourself after this morning’s flurry of activity, be sure to get your submission in ASAP.

Meanwhile, if you’re not one of the lucky few that gets to buy a £8.79 laptop, don’t fret; Currys PC World is offering 10% of all Microsoft Surface devices, including Surface headphones, making this a perfect opportunity to celebrate your successes and invest in your future.

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