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Let’s face it, students don’t tend to have a lot of disposable income at the best of times. After a busy (and expensive!) festive period, they’ll be especially feeling the pinch, and no doubt in need of some bargains.

Luckily, cash-strapped students nationwide can now breathe a sigh of relief with a treasure trove of exclusive discounts waiting to be uncovered. From unlimited music streaming, to exciting days out, and even discounted travel costs – it turns out that when you’re a student there is simply no need to pay full price.

To lend a helping hand, West Midlands Railway (WMR) and London Northwestern Railway (LNR) have pulled the best deals around into one handy guide, for students to refer to when they’re looking to go easy on the purse strings (so, all the time).


£5 a month off Spotify Premium

Students can enjoy a one-month free trial, as well as a Spotify Premium membership for just £5.99 every month, saving £5 off the usual price (now that’s a bargain we’re especially jealous of).

You’ll need to be over 18 and enrolled at an accredited college or university – but if that’s you then you’re in for a musical treat. The ultimate music experience is now trending, with Google searches for the offer on the rise, and with these savings, it’s no surprise.


Free drink at Ask Italian

What’s better than having a drink at Italian restaurant favourite, Ask Italian? When you don’t have to pay for it, of course! Simply show your Unidays ID and you’ll get a free drink when you purchase a main meal. You’ll be able to get one free drink per main meal purchased for up to eight people.​


Save up to 50% on your train travel

If you travel to college or university by train, this one is most definitely for you. WMR and LNR’s Student Season tickets for the spring term are now on sale, offering you up to 50% off the usual season ticket price. Plus, you’ll also be able to use your ticket during evenings, weekends, and school holidays too.


Enjoy 15% off at Sephora

Students can get 15% off at Sephora when using a discount code provided by UNiDays or Student Beans. There’s no cost to sign up and verify your student status, so what are you waiting for? Treat yourself this January!


Get fit for less at PureGym

We all start the new year with resolutions to enhance our lifestyle and wellbeing – usually beginning at the gym. Well, turns out PureGym have got just the deal for you, as they’re offering 30% off membership for the first six months, with no joining fee. So, hop on that treadmill and start running towards super savings!


Get a pizza that 20% discount

If your cupboards are looking a little bare, then you’re going to want to get a slice of this discount. Grab your friends and head over to Pizza Hut for some delicious food, where you’ll receive a 20% discount – might be worth taking some home with you too for later.

So, in the surprising world of student perks, these under-the-radar deals promise not only to alleviate financial pressure but also to transform the student experience. Dive into these exclusive offerings, embrace the winter months with unmatched savings, and discover a world where being a student quite literally pays off.

For more information on WMR or LNR’s affordable ticket ranges or to check travel times head over to the website.

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