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Preparing for student life

Looking for a student bank account?
Tools to help you at university

Savings Goal Tool

Set up a savings goal to help you save for a house, car or holiday.

Salary Calculator

Work out what your take home pay is each month after tax and deductions.

Budget Calculator

Use our calculator to budget following graduation.

Save your pennies with a choice of offers

1. Amazon Prime Student

• Stream movies, box sets and music, plus get unlimited One-Day Delivery on millions of items with a 1-year Prime Student membership

• £10 Gift Card*

• Aged 18 or over

Prime Student is a service provided by is not a sponsor of this promotion

*Restrictions apply, see

2. National Express Coachcard

• Travel for less with 1/3 off fares, ideal for visiting friends and family

• Plus get 15% off travel to events and festivals

• Valid for 4 years

3. tastecard

• Dine for less with 50% off food or 2 for 1 meals at thousands of UK restaurants

• Plus get savings on cinemas, hotels and more

• Valid for 4 years

• Smartphone required

Student Account eligibilty criteria applies

Find out more about our Student Account
Add your signposting title here… Eight top tips for preparing for university life

Are you preparing to attend university in September, or are you a student looking for guidance and support? If so there's plenty you can do to get your time at uni off to a happy and structured start. Read our eight top tips to preparing for student life and what you can expect from your time there. 


Discover our eight top tips
See what students are spending in the UK
Student living index 2017

For the fourth year running, we’ve tried to make everything around student life a little clearer with the Student Living Index 2017. This year, we asked 3,407 students across 35 popular university cities how much they spend on essentials such as food, rent and bills, and how they juggle their time between studying, work and socialising.

See the results of the Student Living Index 2017
Add your signposting title here… How can we help you today?

We're here to help answer any questions you might have regarding student banking and life at university. Find our most popular questions here or ask another question in the search bar below.

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