The deal was agreed, confirmed with a handshake... Bayliss was kind of old-fashioned in that way. The commitment of a handshake wouldn't mean diddly-squat to Rufus though.
"It will take a week to get things organised for you, and that's fast, believe me. However... we've been expecting you, Mr Bond." Bayliss's little joke amused him, but fell rather flat with Rufus. But he carried it on "You'll be in oh-oh seventh heaven there!
Joking aside, Bayliss agreed that Rufus could attend a local university to continue his studies if he wished...
...and that Mac2 could go too.