Graduation is meant to be the proudest day of your life. Trouble is, it's also one of the most expensive.
Graduationis when you get to celebrate successfully completing a degree, and making it through three years of hard work. Yet, it seems that the emotional significance of the day is increasingly marred by the huge, up-front costs that universities ask graduates and their families to fork out. (...) - by Ruth Hardy, theguardian.com, Friday 9 August 2013