Saving money as a student is hard but these 15 best student discounts lend a helping hand. With discounts ranging across the board, both year-round and seasonal, you’ll be saving money at every turn! Keep reading to find out our favourite student discounts and where to find them.


Part of being a uni student is buying books, but boy oh boy are they expensive (especially when they’re new). Waterstones gives a 10% discount to students and, although it sounds small, it makes a HUGE difference.

Spotify Premium

Spotify premium student discount
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If there’s one thing you need during a study session, it’s music. With Student Premium, you’ll get 1 month free followed by monthly payments of £5.99. For those without a student discount, it comes to £9.99 a month. Doesn’t sound like a big difference but it all adds up.


All year round, 10% off in-store, online and at the Boots Opticians. Because if there’s one thing you can count on at uni, it’s that your eyesight will deteriorate with all the reading.


Apple student discount
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You’ve got to catch them at the right time but when you do, it’s magic. With discounts and deals revolving around back to school, you can nab yourself a new laptop or monitor with a discount and a gift card up to £120 over the summer.


Spicing up your wardrobe can be expensive but with the 10% discount offered by Asos, you’ll be good to go. After all, you’ll need some cute outfits for Fresher’s Week.

Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters student discount
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Another great spot to pick up some new stuff, that also offers a 10% student discount! Revamp your wardrobe and room with their home décor and nicknacks.

Amazon Prime

This is one is so good it’s almost suspicious…6 months free Amazon Prime, followed by £3.99 a month. Not only is that half a year free, followed by half price compared to normal prime, but it also comes with attached discounts including Deliveroo Plus (free delivery over £25), 10% off thousands of textbooks, 10% off selected stationary, and so much more!

Microsoft Office

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Good news! As a student, you can get the entire Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, OneNote, Microsoft Teams, Excel) all for free. No matter what course you’re on, you’ll definitely need at least a few of these.


Maybe you and your flatmates need a self-care evening, after all, uni is stressful itself (not to mention all the boy drama). Superdrug has a year round 10% discount. So stock up on face masks, nail polish and have a good old fashioned sleepover!


We’ve all been there: you’re tipsy, there’s nothing in the fridge, freezer, cupboard that won’t take an hour to make, and you’re starving. You realise how good a pizza would be—you suggest the idea to your friends and you’re met by an applause. Time for a Dominoes. When you spend more than £25 online you can get a lovely 35% off.

Apple Music

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Not a fan of Spotify? Apple Music has a student discount too! For only £5.99 a month, you can get access to all your favourite music as well as original shows and movies.

Oyster Card

If you attend a London University, this one is for you. To get an 18+ Student Oyster Card (and therefore save 30% on adult-rate Travelcards and Bus and Tram Pass season tickets), you’ll have to be over 18, live in a London borough during term time and be enrolled at a registered university in London.


Get a break from the books and grab a 30% discounted membership at PureGym. With high quality equipment and classes included in your membership, you have no choice but to get fit!

Railcard 16-25

railcard 16-25 student discount
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Most of us are familiar with this one—who doesn’t love a third off of all rail travel? Whether you’re traveling back home or visiting friends at other universities, this is an essential for everyone.

With these 15 best student discounts you’ll be well on your way to saving money at university. Still worried about money? Check out our 50 ways to make extra money at university.