Please note, due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic it is taking us a little longer than we'd like to process new account applications.
Why apply for our Student bank account?
Interest-free overdraft up to £2000 (£500 in first term) with an instant online decision
Choose 1 from 3 great offers; Amazon Prime Student membership, National Express Coachcard or a tastecard
Can't find your card? Temporarily lock it while you look, and if you find it, instantly unlock your card
Withdraw up to £130 without your card every 24 hours at our ATMs (as long as it’s within your daily withdrawal limit, criteria applies)
Britain's Best Online Student Banking Provider 'YourMoney.com Awards' 2019
No monthly fee
You need to be 17+ and live in the UK. Apply online only.
Study details: You need to be full time undergraduate student (on at least a 2 year course at a UK University/College) or you need to be completing a full time postgraduate or nursing course lasting a year or more. You can apply within 6 months of your course start date.
Overdraft details: You need to be 18+ and have lived in the UK for 3+ years to apply for an Overdraft. You can add an overdraft to your account once your course has started.
Are you an International Student?
If you've lived in the UK for less than 3 years you're recognised by us as an international student. If you've lived in the UK for more than 3 years, you can apply for our Student account that has no monthly fee.
Pick one of three offers
Hassle free banking with our mobile app
App available to customers aged 11+ with compatible iOS and Android devices and a UK or international mobile number in specific countries.
Get ready to apply
Before you apply, we need to check you're happy with a few things. And ask you a few questions up front. Then we can make your application as quick and simple as it can be.
First things first. You can apply if you:
are aged 17 or over and living in the UK
completing a full-time undergraduate course that lasts at least 2 years or completing a full-time postgraduate course, or
training as a nurse at a UK university or college of higher education
are completing a course that has already started, or is starting within the next 6 months
Now please take a look at the important legal stuff
If you carry on applying, it means you're happy with what's in these documents, including the FSCS information sheet. And happy to view your statements in Online Banking - not posted. Please take some time to review, print and/or save the important information.