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Student Bank Account Santander
Funding required (each academic term) £500
Account Type Student Bank Account
Features £1500 Interest FREE Overdraft

Why we like it: A free 4-year Santander 16-25 Railcard worth £100 (average saving of £189 per year). Earn cashback of up to 15% at a range of major retailers when you use Retailer Offers with your Santander debit card. No monthly account fee

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NatWest Student Account

Apply for an £500 arranged interest free student overdraft in Term one, and have the option to increase up to £2000 from term two onwards. Additional features include:

  • Choose 1 of 3 great offers: Amazon Prime Student - Stream movies, TV shows and Music, plus get Unlimited 1 day delivery for 1 year and a £10 Gift Card (available to over 18's), 4 year National Express Coachcard - Travel for less with 1/3 off fares ideal for visiting friends and family. Plus 15% off travel to events and festivals, or a tastecard - Dine out and get 50% off food or 2 for 1 meals, plus save on entertainment, including the cinema. Valid for 4 years, (smartphone required)
  • No monthly account fee
  • Award winning mobile banking app - Winner of ""Best Banking App"" in 2017 and 2018

You must use the bank account as your main account and pay in at least £750 every six months and make three debit transaction each month.

Great for: if you enjoy home entertainment, are a regular coach user, or enjoy dining out

Look elsewhere if: the deals on offer are not relevant to you or you need a larger overdraft facility.

NatWest student account

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