Going to uni

See how we can help you while you study

Accounts, cashback from leading retailers and our mobile banking app1 to help you through uni.

Get ready


Get the right account for you

Apply for the current account designed for students. You could get a starting overdraft of £500 (subject to status and application), plus cashback offers and mobile payments.

Student Additions Account (international)

An account for students studying away from home. Make free and easy international payments, and manage your accounts on the go.

Make the most of uni

Tips on making the most of your time at university

Learn how to manage your money and set yourself up while you’re studying


There’s an app for that

Download the Barclays Mobile Banking app for easy money management1. Check your balance, make payments and get cashback2, all from your mobile.

While at Uni


Cover your tech

The Tech Pack makes sure your vital kit is protected. Get cover for your phone and other tech, for as little as £14.50 a month. Exclusions to cover apply.


Protect what’s important

Enjoy uni life with the comfort of knowing your possessions are covered.  Get insured against loss, theft or damage in your term-time home. Exclusions to cover apply.

Be fraud aware at uni

Learn how to better protect yourself from fraud

Fraudsters can take advantage of you when you’re at uni – learn how to better protect yourself with our handy tips.


Money back when you shop

Get cashback when you shop through us at your favourite places, from daily essentials through to tech must-haves. Terms, conditions and retailers exclusions apply.

Thinking ahead


Higher Education Account

An account designed for life just after uni. You could get an account with an overdraft of up to £3,000, (subject to application and status) depending on your year of graduation.


Travel with a safety net

Take your pick from our Travel Pack options to make sure you have the right protection for your trip. Exclusions to cover apply.


Cashback with Expedia

Ready to go on a fun weekend break, or a round the world adventure? Get money back when you book your trip with Expedia through us. T&Cs and retailers exclusions apply.


Learn the skills you need

LifeSkills created with Barclays can help you prepare for your career after graduation.


Send money fast with Pingit

Get the free Pingit app and send money to friends and family using just their mobile number. T&Cs apply. You must be over 16 and have an eligible current account. 


Free Text Alerts

Stay on track with your cash flow with free Text Alerts. Select the alerts you’d like to receive and we’ll send you a message for each one.