The Great 'Student Discounts' hunt

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  • 100% off Cakes.
    When Mum and Dad are visiting you are you tell them how much you are missing home cooking.

    100% off Rail travel.
    When you tell Mum that you would like to come home for the weekend but cant possibly afford it yourself.
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  • heres a few from the NUS site:
    Top shop 10%
    Peacocks 10%
    HMV 10%
    UGC cinema
    Pizza Hut Sun-thurs 20%
    Microsoft - office st. edition 10%
    Hewlett Packard upto 20%
    Adobe upto 6-%
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    Couldn't find too many on the site to be honest.
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  • Forgot to mention got 10% off at cotswold outdoor shop yesterday.. saved £12.50!!
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  • Sarahsaver
    Sarahsaver Posts: 8,390 Forumite
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    Get your part time job in a store you frequent often, so you will benefit from the staff discount ;)
    Or get a job in a club or a bar where you may get free entry on nights off, or free drinks ;D
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  • crana9
    crana9 Posts: 141 Forumite
    heres a few from the NUS site:
    Top shop 10%
    Peacocks 10%
    HMV 10%
    UGC cinema
    Pizza Hut Sun-thurs 20%
    Microsoft - office st. edition 10%
    Hewlett Packard upto 20%
    Adobe upto 6-%
    Camp america
    Endsliegh
    https://www.AcademicBookTrade.co.uk

    Couldn't find too many on the site to be honest.

    just to make it clear, for the pizza hut one, you have to have a proper University NUS card - the "associate" ones you can get in 6th form get you nothing :(

    however if you are in 6th form and under 18 you can get a Dubit card https://www.dubit.co.uk that gets you 10% off at pizza hut and special offers and so on

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  • Sarahsaver
    Sarahsaver Posts: 8,390 Forumite
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    Theres a card you can get called a 'skint student support discount card'
    get it here
    http://www.s-k-i-n-t.co.uk/content/
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  • Gembo_2
    Gembo_2 Posts: 18 Forumite
    I'm really going to miss my student card.
    All arcadia shops I think. Remember you still get 10% off sale stuff at Topshop etc! bargains!
    I agree you should always ask wherever you are, asking never hurt!
    have fun
    Gembo
  • savvy
    savvy Posts: 31,128 Forumite
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    Bella Pasta - if I remember rightly 20%

    Do they still do student pages cos they used to have loads of local/independent discounts & vouchers in there.

    Gemma-J..............yeh Odeon do tickets for £4.50 which is cheaper than a kids ticket!

    Gembo - do a masters or something and get ANOTHER card.....................or failing that have a kid like me that's about to go to college!! ha ha ha!!
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  • Its really annoying as my uni is not part of NUS and so most places I dont get discount unless the person can't be bothered to look at my ULU card closely.
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  • Its really annoying as my uni is not part of NUS and so most places I dont get discount unless the person can't be bothered to look at my ULU card closely.

    As I understand it, if it's a student discount and you are a student then it doesn't matter whether you are a member of the NUS.

    I presume, since you have a ULU card, that you are at Imperial College? If so, take your stamped letter from the registry for the current year, your college ID card and the league tables from the Times showing Imperial as number 3. Ask them why they refuse a discount to you (a genuine student) yet people doing soft media studies or art 2 day a week degrees get a discount
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