I am graduating this semester but not attending graduation because I am overseas, how can I ask/get graduation gifts/money?

I know this sounds selfish, but i'm curious how graduation gifts work if someone doesn't attend the ceremony and invite family and friends. After I graduate I am working online and traveling so I need some extra cash to buy a macbook.. that's the whole purpose behind this. Anybody have any insight? I... show more I know this sounds selfish, but i'm curious how graduation gifts work if someone doesn't attend the ceremony and invite family and friends.

After I graduate I am working online and traveling so I need some extra cash to buy a macbook.. that's the whole purpose behind this. Anybody have any insight?
I am from Texas, studying in England
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