Manage your Student Account - Royal Bank of Scotland

Manage your student account

Manage your Student Account

Helping you stay on top of things, especially your finances

Student Account Benefits

Stay on top of it all at uni with a choice of three offers

 

1. Amazon Prime Student

• Stream movies, box sets and music, plus get unlimited One-Day Delivery on millions of items with a 1-year Prime Student membership

• £10 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card*

• Aged 18 or over

Prime Student is a service provided by Amazon.co.uk. Amazon.co.uk is not a sponsor of this promotion

*Restrictions apply, see www.amazon.co.uk/gc-legal

 

2. National Express Coachcard

• Travel for less with 1/3 off fares, ideal for visiting friends and family

• Plus get 15% off travel to events and festivals

• Valid for 4 years

 

3. tastecard

• Dine for less with 50% off food or 2 for 1 meals at thousands of UK restaurants

• Plus get savings on cinemas, hotels and more

• Valid for 4 years

• Smartphone required

 

Student Account eligibilty criteria applies

Important Documents

Please print and/or save a copy of this document where you will find your offer terms and conditions

Download our student Welcome Guide (PDF, 2MB)
Find out more about our student account
How do I make the most of my account?

Unless otherwise stated, all of our bank accounts come with the below

Manage your money the way you want

Check your balance, make a payment or transfer money, our Digital and Mobile Banking can help make banking easier. Your Mobile App lets you Get Cash without using your card or pay money to your contacts on the go. Our step by step Digital and Mobile Banking guides can help every step of the way.

Get started with digital

Get the app

Access your money when you need it

If your debit card is lost or stolen, you can still access your money from our ATMs using Emergency Cash. Simply call us and we'll send you a code that'll let you withdraw your cash. You must have at least £20 available in your account and you can withdraw up to £300 from an RBS, NatWest or Tesco cash machine.

More about Emergency Cash

Avoid unnecessary overdraft charges

Learn more about the costs and how to avoid them. Our overdraft calculator helps you find out the costs of using an Arranged and Unarranged Overdraft and whether you want to change your limit (subject to approval). Limits and conditions apply for Student and Graduate accounts. Over 18s Only.

Set up and manage your overdraft

Switching your payments

With our Current Account Switch Service we can transfer all your old account payments to your new account in 7 working days. For 36 months we will redirect any accidental payments made into or out your old account, and contact the sender to give them your new account details.

Switch now

Our Digital Banking service is available to customers aged 11 and over who have a Royal Bank of Scotland account and an email address. App available on selected smartphones, to personal current account customers with a debit card, Digital Banking and UK mobile number. 

Our Digital Banking service is available to customers aged 11 and over who have a Royal Bank of Scotland account and an email address. App available on selected smartphones, to personal current account customers with a debit card, Digital Banking and UK mobile number. 
Our Digital Banking service is available to customers aged 11 and over who have a Royal Bank of Scotland account and an email address. App available on selected smartphones, to personal current account customers with a debit card, Digital Banking and UK mobile number. 
student account benefits

To apply for a Student Credit Card you need to be over 18, a UK resident and hold a Royal Bank student account. Representative 18.9% APR (variable). No annual fee.

Use your account benefits

See how you can make the most of your Student Account with these benefits:

Choice of offer – opt for either Amazon Prime Student, National Express Coachcard or tastecard.

Download our mobile app to manage your money whenever and wherever you need

Get Apple Pay and Google Pay by registering your Visa debit card.  Pay up to £30 with contactless, and manage direct debits to pay your bills automatically

To help keep your money manageable, you can apply for an overdraft.  The maximum limit for Student account is £2K, we’ll give you £500 in your first term to get you started (subject to eligibility)

If you need extra back up, you can apply for our student credit card which comes with a limit of £500


For International Students, there is a £10 monthly fee for this account

You need to be aged 18+ and a UK resident to apply for an Arranged Overdraft

 

Make the most of your benefits
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