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Talking Point: Very Important Fresher Service For Super-Rich Students And Other Bellends

by | 2nd, October 2014

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Normally the only sounds disturbing the peace of our university towns come from sound systems and pizza delivery bikes, and the only horseshit is that which emanates from the social science department. That all changed this year, with the expansion in operations at UniBaggage.com, a company which hitherto concerned itself with transporting students’ worldly possessions to and from their alma mater. The company now offers a Very Important Fresher service, which allows students to ‘arrive with champagne in hand, to start as you mean to go on’.

A glass of champagne might not be the traditional thing to hold in your hand upon arrival, but I don’t imagine most people would begrudge the young pups a glass of bubbly. That’s not the full extent of the ‘VIF’ experience, however. The idea is that you step, glass in hand, from a private jet (£25,000), helicopter (£20,000), Rolls Royce Phantom (£15,000), McLaren P1 (£18,000), Ferrari F430 (£15,000), Aston Martin (£15,000), or, if you are a bit strapped for cash, a horse and carriage ( a mere £10,000).

‘Students of today are quite different in terms of expectations and aspirations, compared to students 10, 20, 30 or 40 years ago,’ says the company. ‘It’s more important than ever to make a great first impression and VIF is just the

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