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Everything You Need to Know About Student Discounts by Amy Liston

By: Amy Liston

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Source: Everything You Need to Know About Student Discount | Xpress Jobs

Amy Liston of Xpress Jobs teaches us how to utilize student discounts.

Books, parking permits, rent and countless cups of coffee; student life isn’t cheap. It’s also not easy, which is why the student discount is the best thing to happen since sliced bread…and pot noodles.  

Get ready for a whole lot of tips, tricks, and sites to use as it’s time to get your spend on!

Where to Find Student Discounts

One of the first companies to think about for student discount is UNiDAYS, which offers incentives to students with over 100 brands, deals, and unique codes.

No need to fret if you’re an apprentice – NUS offers discounts and includes apprentices in the scheme.

The third student discount company we’d recommend is Student Beans, who provide deals with over 650 of the world’s biggest brands and operate a global network of students in over 150 countries, so there’ll definitely be some good deals up for grabs!

Are the Discounts Worth It?

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Source: Everything You Need to Know About Student Discount | Xpress Jobs

Student discounts are worth it, even if it costs £12 a year for the likes of NUS – so long as you do your research.  It’s important to have a look at what the offers are and consider whether you’d use it (which, the answer to that will most definitely be yes). However, the biggest challenge is actually remembering to use your discount!

Remember to carry your discount card with you everywhere you go, that card is a part of you for the rest of your educational years.

It’s vital to ask, as well; if you don’t ask, the answer will always be no.  When you reach the till of every shop you enter, put on your Puss in Boots eyes and ask them if they provide a student discount. 

Just because a brand doesn’t advertise that it offers discounts doesn’t mean that they don’t!


Head on over to Xpress Jobs for essential student, career, and financial advice!


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