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Apple today launched the third part of its annual Back to School promotion, with back to school deals now available in most countries in Europe, some countries in Asia, and the Middle East.

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Higher education students and educators can get a set of free AirPods with the purchase of select Macs and iPads, which is the same deal that went live in the United States and Canada in June and Australia and New Zealand in January.

Qualifying devices include the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, 24-inch iMac, Mac Pro, Mac mini, M1 iPad Pro, and iPad Air. The low-cost iPad, iPad mini, and refurbished products from Apple are not eligible for the promotion, but all educational purchases are available at discounted prices through the dedicated EDU store in each country.

Apple customers who make a qualifying purchase can get the second-generation AirPods for free, or upgrade to AirPods with Wireless Charging or AirPods Pro for an additional fee. Students are also eligible for AppleCare+ at a 20 percent discount.

Apple's Back to School promotion requires verification through UNiDAYS in many countries, with full terms and conditions available on the promotional pages for Apple's country-specific websites.

Back to School deals are available to students and educators in countries that include the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Russia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Thailand.

Article Link: Apple's Back to School Deals Now Live in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East
 
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Realityck

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Its a good deal while it's available. As it stand now its the only discount for the new 24" iMac since they have been only available for not quite 2 months yet. :)
 
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goodgoat

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Finally! There were threads on apple community pages and Reddit tracking when the promo would go live as it usually goes live 9 July the past years and at latest 12 July. We knew it was coming but the wait was driving people crazy!
 
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bchery21

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What I like is you don’t even really need to be a student, just purchase on the promo page. At least that’s how I got my MacBook Pro and then Beats over ears 😅. I wish it was AirPods back then…
 
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Wowfunhappy

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I'm always a little confused by how early these back-to-school deals start. We're only halfway through July.
 
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smoking monkey

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Gots me an Apple pencil II basically for free through the BTS campaign.
Glad I didn't pay for it. It's handy enough for the iPad, but I don't really think it's as good as it could be and it's not well integrated into all of the Apple Apps... I'm looking at you Keynote. Why can't I double tap the pencil to advance the slide? That's be too useful!!!
 
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mdgm

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So maybe new MBPs on 12 October just over 2 weeks after this promo finishes?
 
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shadowv4x

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If only it was in India. Oh well, school started a month and a half ago anyway.
 
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jimmy_uk

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What I like is you don’t even really need to be a student, just purchase on the promo page. At least that’s how I got my MacBook Pro and then Beats over ears 😅. I wish it was AirPods back then…
In the UK you have to be verified as a Student, either through a student members site called UNiDAYS or via Apple support with a university ID or acceptance offer. No tricking the system here.
 
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nikaru

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The school year starts end of January in Australia
In most countries around the world, the summer break marks the end and beginning of school year. Therefore, if you live in northern hemisphere, the school year would likely start between August and September. Many countries in the southern hemisphere have aligned their school years to match with the countries of the northern hemisphere for practical reasons.
 
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laurieballard

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In the UK you have to be verified as a Student, either through a student members site called UNiDAYS or via Apple support with a university ID or acceptance offer. No tricking the system here.

....or you just use the chat to ask pricing and get them to send you a quote. No verification happens as you just proceed with the quote. Granted, they could audit it later on and ask you to provide proof but this rarely happens, if at all.
 
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intelligence

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Campaign is live till October 11 in Sweden. Guess that means that updated MacBook Pro's come after that date.
 
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bchery21

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In the UK you have to be verified as a Student, either through a student members site called UNiDAYS or via Apple support with a university ID or acceptance offer. No tricking the system here.
That's good to know. I don't know why I never had to provide credentials confirming I was still a student.
 
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Manzanito

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I'm always a little confused by how early these back-to-school deals start. We're only halfway through July.
Keep in mind the products have to arrive before school starts. Last year I ordered an iPad pro roughly about this time and it took about a month to be delivered.
 
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