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The Best Student Discounts from your Favorite Shops

What with rent, books and partying expenses, life as a student can be expensive. But it doesn't have to be like this. Although we can’t promise you a life of plenty during your student years, with our collection of student discount codes and further information you can get a little extra bang for your buck. 

The best student discounts and promo codes

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Where can I get Student Discounts?

But what can student discount get you?

Well, anything really. From squad pants for mulching around in the library to a new computer, you can usually find student discount for most product categories – sometimes even for takeout.

The discount itself is usually either in the form of a certain percentage off the price of your order or a named dollar discount – like $5 or $10 or $20 off your order.

How do I use student discount?

To get most student discounts you need to verify your identity as a student. This is typically done in one of three ways:

  • Heading to the store and showing them your student ID.

  • Signing up with a college discount company like UNiDAYS, who have partnerships with multiple shops. 

  • Emailing the store a scanned copy of your college ID or other details. If you need to do this, there should be full details on the store’s websites. This is more often the case for more expensive items.

Am I eligible for student discount?

If you’re at college in the United States, then yes, you should be eligible. For certain shops you might also be eligible if you’re younger and still in school, or if you’re of college age and undertaking further education of another form.

What other ways are there to save money as a student?

Student banking

As students often don’t have regular incomes or especially stable finances, it’s important to find a bank account that works for you – preferably one without substantial monthly fees or minimum balance requirements. Thankfully, such things do exist, so it’s worth shopping around for a good student bank account.

Buy staple items in bulk

Being a student can be a hand-to-mouth existence, but actually this is the most expensive way to live. You can save a lot of money if you buy things in bulk, especially from shops like Walmart where you can buy staple foods in larger quantities.

Figure out when the best time to go food shopping is

Grocery stores usually re-stock fruit, veg, meat and fish on Wednesday night, before people do their weekend shopping. To avoid having to put unsold produce into the trash, most grocery stores reduce the price of their fresh stock on Wednesday evenings to shift what they’ve got left before the new stuff comes in. If you go shopping at this time, you can usually save a lot of money. The food is still perfectly okay – stores couldn’t sell it otherwise – and if you’re not going to be able to eat it all before its past its sell-by-date, then just stick it in the freezer.