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Going to uni

What to think about, and how we can help

Whether you’re getting ready to go, already studying or thinking about your next move after uni, we can help with tips, accounts, services and more.

Getting ready to go

From an award-winning student account1 to helpful tips and keeping track of your money, we’re here to help you get ready for university. 

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Award-winning student account

Be the master of your budget with our student bank account. With our app2 you can categorise your spending, set limits and freeze your debit card if you misplace it.

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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.

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The Barclays app

Keep on top of your money with our app. You can check your balance, temporarily freeze your card, categorise your spending, set limits and more.

While you're at uni

We can help you protect your belongings and stay safe from fraud.

Insure your phone and gadgets

Our Tech Pack and Tech Pack Lite make sure your phone, laptop, smartwatches and more are protected, for £14.50 or £9 a month. Terms, conditions and exclusions to cover apply.

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Protect what’s important

Make sure the things you take to uni are protected against theft or damage with our starter contents insurance. Terms, conditions, and exclusions to cover apply.

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Stay safe from fraud

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

Finished studying?

Whether you’re planning to travel or starting your career, we’ve got products and tips that can help you take your next step.

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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.

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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.

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Learn the skills you need

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

Move money at the speed of life

Splitting the bill? Paying your friend back? The free Pingit app helps you move money effortlessly by linking your UK phone number to your bank account. T&Cs apply. To apply for Pingit you must be 16 or older, have a current account in the UK and be a resident of the UK, the Isle of Man, Jersey or Guernsey.