Saving money while you’re at university may sound impossible, but it can be done. Even in big bad Edinburgh. And because we know how busy you are with essay deadlines and exams, we’ve gone ahead and done all your budget research for you — pulling together a list of the best student discounts and deals in the area. Whether it’s where to eat, where to get your books, or where to go this Saturday, there’s a deal for you.

So no matter what university you attend in Edinburgh, tighten your purse strings. There’ll be no need to splash the cash.

Student eats in Edinburgh

• Get a free Cheeseburger, Mayo Chicken or McFlurry Original® when you buy any Extra Value or Wrap Meal and show your valid student ID.
• Get 35% off your Domino’s order when you spend over £25 online.
• Get 20% off food and drink at Barburrito, with the chance to receive a free birthday burrito and more.
• Get 25% off at YO! Sushi, excluding Mondays and Saturdays.
• Get 25% off at Chiquito “all day, every day”
• Get 20% off mains at Pizza Hut when you show your valid student ID.
• Get 25% off all food at Belushi’s as well as discounted drinks.
• Get 10% off all food, both sit-in and takeaway, at The City Restaurant when you show your valid student ID.

Student living in Edinburgh

• Get 30% off cutting and colouring services at Cheynes (39 Lothian Road) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, excluding February and December.
• Get 10% student discount, with the chance to receive other rewards, when you shop at Waterstones.

Student weekender in Edinburgh

• Get two games of bowling, discounted drinks and meals at Fountain Park’s Tenpin bowling.
• Get discounted tickets to Edinburgh Zoo when you take your student ID.

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