All the best student discounts on the high street

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Many people say being a student is the best time of your life – but it can also entail getting swamped by exam stress, having sleepless nights and constantly trying to stretch out a tiny budget (*sobs*). But the good news is that your student ID can do a lot more than just give you access to the library or a meal plan on campus, it also makes you eligible for a ton of juicy discounts from some of the biggest brands on the high street. Oh, yeah!


Whether you’re planning a dinner out with friends or in need of a cute new pair of jeans, with your ID card in hand (alongside an email with a promo code) you won’t need to pay full price when shopping. From 10% off at New Look to a free cheeseburger at McDonald’s and a few £££ off make-up at MAC, here’s a roundup of the best student offers and freebies across fashion, food and beauty that you need to know about right now.

Your welcome!


Topshop – NUS members can enjoy next day delivery for just £1. Terms and conditions apply.


New Look – Registered UNiDAYS pupils can get 10% off online when they enter the special code into the promotion box featured on the ‘My Bag page’.


Dorothy Perkins – Got a valid NUS card? Verify your student status to get your online code today and enjoy 10% off online and in-store. Terms and conditions apply. 


Warehouse – If you have a valid NUS card, simply enter your NUS Extra card number at the checkout to get 10% off your order. For UNiDAYS members, verify your student status to receive your unique code and use it online to redeem the discount. Terms and conditions apply. 


Miss Selfridge – Get a 10% discount when you use a valid NUS card at the check out. Terms and conditions apply. 


Accessorize – Enjoy 10% off your order online and in store when you use a valid NUS card. Terms and conditions apply.


Claire’s – Members can get 15% of their shop when they present a valid NUS card at the till. Terms and conditions apply. 


Timberland – Students with a valid NUS card can get 10% off their order. Terms and conditions. 


Goldsmiths – Enjoy 10% off when you shop online and in store. Terms and conditions apply. 


Oasis – Quick! Get 20% off and half price Oasis Unlimited for a limited time only when you shop online. Simply use your valid NUS card at the checkout to redeem the offer. Terms and conditions apply. 



Zizzi – Students signed up with TOTUM can enjoy 30% off the bill from Sunday to Thursday when dining in. Present the unique code to your server when paying to redeem the offer. Terms and conditions apply


ASK Italian – TOTUM members can get 40% off when they present a unique code when dining in at any restaurant. Terms and conditions apply


Carluccio’s – Get 25% when you dine in with TOTUM. Terms and conditions apply.


Bill’s – Present a valid student ID when paying to get 20% off your total bill. Terms and conditions apply. 


Chiquito – Show a valid student ID to get 25% off when your order two or more main meals from the main menu at participating restaurants. Terms and conditions apply. 


Bar Burrito – Get any regular burrito for just £5 when you show a valid TOTUM card at the till. Valid from Monday to Friday between 3pm and 5pm. Terms and conditions apply.


BYRON – Valid all day and nationwide, enjoy 30% off all food with UNiDAYS when you dine in at any BRYON restaurant. Terms and conditions apply. 


GBK – Unlock exclusive offers when you download and sign up on the GBK app to reveal a unique customer ID and code, which you can use to redeem discounts when dining in participating restaurants. Terms and conditions apply. 


McDonald’s – Fancy a free cheeseburger, mayo chicken or McFlurry? Show your valid student or Student Beans ID when you order any Extra Value or Wrap meal to nab a freebie. Terms and conditions apply. 


Bella Italia – When you dine in from Monday to Thursday, or after 5pm on Sunday at Bella Italia, you can get 50% off with UNiDAYS when you present a valid student ID when ordering. Terms and conditions apply.


Domino’s – Unlock 25% off when you spend £25 or more online on full-priced menu items with TOTUM. Simply enter the unique discount code at the checkout. Terms and conditions apply.


La Tasca – Fuel up and grab a whopping 25% discount off food when you show a valid student or NUS ID card. Plus, each time you buy a cocktail or cooler you’ll get another free! Terms and conditions apply


Prezzo – Students with a valid ID card are entitled to a 25% discount off the total food bill. Available every Sunday to Thursday, terms and conditions apply. 


Pizza Hut – Grab the gang because every Sunday to Thursday you can get 20% off food in all Pizza Hut restaurants. Simply flash a valid student, UNiDAYS or National Express Student Coachcard to your server to redeem the deal. Terms and conditions apply. 


Yo! Sushi – Calling all verified UNiDAYS members! Head straight down to the nearest Yo! Sushi from Tuesday to Friday and Sunday to get 25% off your food bill when you dine in. Terms and conditions apply. 


Frankie & Benny’s – Present your Student Beans ID to your server and enjoy 20% off your bill with two main courses purchased from the main menu. Terms and conditions apply. 


Las Iguanas Present a valid student ID and at least one TOTUM, NUS, Llama or Sloth card per six diners before ordering and you can enjoy 25% off food and drink between Sunday and Thursday. Terms and conditions apply. 

Chiquito – Using a valid NUS or TOTUM card entitles the bearer to 25% off their food bill when they order two or more main meals from the main menu. Terms and conditions apply.



Superdrug – Students with a registered health and beauty card and a valid NUS Extra (or a TOTUM card) can get 10% off everything when they shop in-store. Terms and conditions apply. 


Boots – Get 10% off online orders when you use the discount code received from verifying your student status with Student Beans. To redeem the offer in store students will first need to sign up for a Boots Advantage card online (via the Boots app or in store). Then pop into your nearest outlet and show our Boots Advantage card along with a valid NUS card or student ID to activate your account and start enjoying your discount. Terms and conditions apply.