The cost of school licences is a drop in the ocean compared to the cost of
lifetime subscription. Microsoft may be many things, but they aren't
stupid..!

Phil

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Fearghas McKay <fm-li...@st-kilda.org>wrote:

>
> On 10 Feb 2009, at 09:23, Alun Rowe wrote:
>
>
>> "Microsoft offers the OS and Office at extremely competitive prices to
>> schools.  I have heard it quoted as being around £5 per license for Office."
>>
>> It is cheaper but not that cheap...
>>
>
> At Glasgow University it used to be nearly that cheap - because there was a
> site wide licence students could get a set of discs for ~£10.  Which
> probably only just about covered the costs of the admin and the floppies.
>
> The current retail price for a 3 user Home/School use only copy is £99, inc
> VAT, so £33 a user.
>
>
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