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HSBC Student Bank Account

For students and apprentices, helping you with your finances:
  • First year students get £100 on us when you open an HSBC Student account. Eligibility criteria and T&Cs apply.
  • An arranged overdraft1 offer of at least £1000 interest free on account opening, and you can apply to increase your arranged overdraft as your studies continue2

     

    Representative example (assumed arranged overdraft £1,000): 0% EAR variable.

  • Whether you are splitting bills with your friends, keeping an eye on your balance or managing your card; the Mobile Banking app has you covered
  • HSBC Regular Saver with a great interest rate of 3% AER/gross up to £3000 fixed for 12 months4
  • Free stuff, discounts, tickets and competitions to help your money go further5
  • Free 12 months British Cycling Fan Membership available to HSBC UK Student Bank Account customers.  T&Cs apply*

If you are 18+, have been a resident in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man for at least 3 years, currently live in the UK and have been accepted on a qualifying course you can apply online.

 

If you are an apprentice, please book an appointment in branch and bring proof of your confirmed apprenticeship to your appointment.

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Support for you while you're studying

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Guaranteed £1000 interest-free arranged overdraft offer

With an HSBC Student Account you get an arranged overdraft2 offer of at least £1000 interest free on account opening, with the option to increase your arranged overdraft as your studies continue3.

 

Representative example (assumed arranged overdraft £1,000): 0% EAR variable.

 

Peace of mind by allowing you to make payments and send money when you have run out of money in your account.

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If you’re 18 or over, you can apply for a Student Credit Card. This could be handy in case of unexpected expenses and could help you build a good credit history over time, as long as you make your payments on time and stay under the credit limit.
 

Credit is subject to status, affordability and applicable terms and conditions. 

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While you concentrate on your studies, let us help take care of your possessions (subject to limitations and exclusions)

 

 With 4 levels of cover to choose from, and up to £250 per incident for accidental damage claims, you can pick up a policy to suit your needs.

 

Plus get a £15 gift card from Argos, Greggs, JustEat or PubTokens when you take out a new policy before 31 December.

 

T&Cs apply. Applicants must be aged 18 or over and resident in the UK.

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Put money aside each month and watch your balance grow with an HSBC Regular Saver. 

 

Save up to £3,000 at a great interest rate of 3% AER that's fixed for 12 months5

 

You can start your account by saving just £25 per month by standing order from your HSBC current account.

How HSBC Student Bank Account can help you

£100 when you open an HSBC Student Account

Offer available to students or apprentices in their first year of a qualifying course and who fully open an HSBC Student Account by 31 December 2019. Account subject to status, you must be UK resident and 18+. Terms and conditions apply.

5Student exclusives

Let us give you a bit of help with freebies, tickets, competitions and vouchers to help you make your money go that bit further.

More details at www.studentexclusives.hsbc.co.uk

British Cycling

*Offer available to all HSBC UK current account customers – one British Cycling Fan Membership per customer worth £24 with ability to upgrade to other membership options at additional cost . To redeem the offer, membership must be activated by 31 December 2019. T&Cs Apply. Find  out more.

Apply for HSBC Student Bank Account

Apply online

If you are 18+, have been a resident in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man for at least 3 years, currently live in the UK and have been accepted on a qualifying course you can apply online.

If you are an apprentice, please book an appointment in branch and bring proof of your confirmed apprenticeship to your appointment.

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