With schools and universities returning to normal as September rolls around, there’s a whole host of new students that will be supporting themselves. So I’ve put together a list of great bargains and other deals that you can get to cut down on the cost of your kit & living.
Santander free railcard
If you get a Santander 1|2|3 student current account, you will also receive a free 4-year 16-25 Railcard. That railcard would usually cost you over £100 and with the card you can save 1/3 on rail travel. This is a crazy benefit and will save you absolutely loads on traveling up and down the country, especially if you plan on returning home during the holidays. You can apply for an account and see the benefits here.
UNiDAYS is a discount …
Thousands of students will see their bank balance jump to four figures recently as the first instalment of their student loan lands. For many it’s likely to be the most money they’ve ever received so it’s important that they take steps to protect it. Students can easily find themselves a target to fraudsters and already HMRC has warned those beginning a new term to be on the lookout for suspicious emails. Tom Clementson, Director of Consumer at secure payments solution Shieldpay, shares his top tips on how students can keep their money safe.Read more
1. Cut down on cards on a night outYou aren’t going to need all your cards with you on a night out. Think about taking cash out or use a top-up card which can be loaded up with how much you…