Harry Potter star picks up her degree

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

First published in News

Former Headington School pupil and Harry Potter star Emma Watson has graduated from university in the USA. Miss Watson, right, graduated with a BA in English literature from Brown University, Rhode Island. The 24-year-old previously studied at Oxford University.

She tweeted a picture of herself wearing a mortar board after Sunday’s ceremony, captioned with just an exclamation mark. It has been retweeted more than 72,000 times.

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10:39am Tue 27 May 14

roadrashdan says...

Travels to America to study English literature...... Anyone else see how she could have made that easier on herself?
Travels to America to study English literature...... Anyone else see how she could have made that easier on herself? roadrashdan
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12:10pm Tue 27 May 14

yabbadabbadoo256 says...

Mummy and daddy must have paid her way
Mummy and daddy must have paid her way yabbadabbadoo256
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12:39pm Tue 27 May 14

King Joke says...

Roadrashan - English literature encompasses any literature written in the English language (Oiky Gove take note) so there's no reason why you couldn't study it in the States. The HE market is just that these days - a market. You have a choice between £9k pa over here, or more (or less) abroad. I you have the readies you'll go where the course suits you.

YDD - she came from a priveleged background but she is a millionaire in her own right through hard work and talent; I suspect she paid her own way.
Roadrashan - English literature encompasses any literature written in the English language (Oiky Gove take note) so there's no reason why you couldn't study it in the States. The HE market is just that these days - a market. You have a choice between £9k pa over here, or more (or less) abroad. I you have the readies you'll go where the course suits you. YDD - she came from a priveleged background but she is a millionaire in her own right through hard work and talent; I suspect she paid her own way. King Joke
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1:01pm Tue 27 May 14

roadrashdan says...

Well "King Joke" way to go for ruining a simple joke!
Well "King Joke" way to go for ruining a simple joke! roadrashdan
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1:03pm Tue 27 May 14

King Joke says...

... and a typo...

* If you have the readies etc
... and a typo... * If you have the readies etc King Joke
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