No one can deny that being a university student has its perks. Especially if you take the time to recognize all the amazing stores, services, and companies (such as the ones listed below) that offer amazing student discounts, prices, and deals! If you are a broke university student, or just looking to save money whenever you can, definitely keep reading for 35 student discounts every student should know about!
Retail Student Discounts
1. J. Crew
J. Crew offers a generous 15% off student discount. Just be sure to show your student ID at the checkout counter!
2. Club Monaco
20% off Student Discount
Club Monaco requires a valid, post- secondary student ID for its discount. With this you are able to receive a whopping 20% off all originally-priced and sale-priced items!
3. Ann Taylor
Need a new business suit for your internship interview? Ann Taylor is the perfect place to look for one. Just use your student ID for an extra 15% off your purchase!
4. Banana Republic
Nothing beats a Banana Republic student discount! Just make sure the item isn’t on sale and you are using it for an in-store purchase only.
You MUST present a valid school ID, but all in-store purchases can receive a 15% off discount!
6. Kate Spade
15% off Student Discount
Like most retailers, you will need to use your student discount in-store only. But 15% off a nice, new, laptop bag is a serious deal if you ask me!
20% off of regular priced items and 10% off of sale items
Students are able to show their student ID and receive 20% off any regularly-priced sales item. Their extra student discount allows students to present their ID for 10% off any sales-priced items.
If you purchase anything from Levi’s in-store and present your student ID, you will receive a 15% off student discount! You can register to also receive 15% off any online shopping.
9. Urban Outfitters
You can grab 10% off your Urban Outfitters purchases if you make sure you sign up for their student discount program.
Food & Grocery Student Discounts
10% off on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Get 10% off on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Metro by showing your student ID at the checkout.
11. Zehrs Markets
10% off on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Receive 10% off on Tuesdays and Thursdays with your student ID!
12. Burger King
Who doesn’t love a whopper? Make sure you show your student ID to get 10% off!
Like Burger King, students can also get an additional 10% off their meals at Subway. Just need to show a valid ID!
14. Bulk Barn
10% off on Wednesdays
Nothing says a university student’s diet quit like bulk food. If you are looking to stock up on some dorm snacks from Canada’s largest bulk food retailer, go on Wednesdays for an extra 10% off!
15. Dairy Queen
Treat yourself and take a study break to stop by Dairy Queens for 10% off your next ice cream!
16. Sweet Temptations Cupcakery
10% off on Tuesdays
Tired of using your student discount for ice cream from Dairy Queen? Try Sweet Temptations Cupcakery and receive 10% off your dessert if you stop by on Tuesdays!
Free soft drink
Make sure when you visit Chipotle you show your student ID so you can get a free soft drink with your food purchase!
18. Hard Rock Cafe
10% off student discount
If you are a student with valid ISIC you can get 10% your meal at any Hard Rock Cafe, worldwide!
19. Buffalo Wild Wings
Just like Hard Rock, you can also grab 10% off as a student discount at Buffalo Wild Wings!
Pro Tip: Remember to ask the server if the discount is available for that specific location!
Technology Student Discounts
Save up to $200 on a Mac and up to $20 on an iPad. Students also get a free pair of wireless Beats headphones when they purchase any eligible computer.
Students can receive amazing student discounts with Lenovo!
$4.99 per month
Did you know that if you are a student you are eligible to afford Spotify’s monthly fees for only $4.99 a month?
Discounts on software, 60% off on creative cloud
Are you a student in university looking for some discounts on computer software? Look no further. Adobe has a student discount on software, and you can also receive an amazing 60% off discount for Creative Cloud!
Transportation & Travel Student Discounts
24. Go Transit Presto Card
17% off student fares
Go-Transit (or your school) and you can get a re-loadable PRESTO card for student fares. This will save you at least 17% off all transport trips.
25. State Farm Car Insurance
Available to post secondary school students, State Farm has an affordable car insurance package just for college students!
Sign in with your university email to see if your university is affiliated with ZipCar. (Most are.) Sign up rates are only $20 for students’ memberships.
Tickets & Admission Student Discounts
Students pay $8 to see a movie on Thursdays!
28. Ontario Science Center
Students with a valid ID to show can pay for entry with only $16 admission.
29. National Ballet of Canada
Students can sign up for the Free Youth Pricing Program. This enables students (aged 16-29) extremely discounted tickets for day-of performances.
Other Student Discounts
Head to Goodwill for discounted consignment items and receive an extra 10% off your already-low priced items!
31. Shopper’s Drug Mart
20% off of regular priced items on Thursdays
Head to the pharmacy on Thursdays- you will get 20% off your purchase of regular priced items!
32. BMO Bank of Montreal
Students can open an account and receive free banking and a free SPC card.
If you are a student looking to ship an item, definitely use your student ID to your advantage and receive 20-30% off when shipping!
34. General Motors
Thinking of buying your own car now that you’re a university student? You might want to consider either a Chevy, Buick, Cadillac, or GMC for a special student discount.
35. PC Financial
Sign up for an account at PC Financial for a no-fee bank account with daily free banking!
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Anisia is an editor for Society19. She studied English Literature and Journalism Media at the University of New Hampshire and Regent's College London, UK.