To be ready for uni life, there are lots of things you need to organise. Save yourself time and effort by using your UCAS status codes when opening a bank account.
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Once we receive your application, we create your personal status codes and email them to you. These codes allow a number of banks to confirm your eligibility for their student accounts. 

Below are links to the banks that use these status codes, to make opening an account quicker and easier for you.

Banks and building socities that use the 4 digit status code How to open an account and what you can get


FlexStudent helps you to stay on top of your money, and supports you throughout your course and after you graduate. To find out more and apply, visit www.nationwide.co.uk/flexstudent.

  • A fee and interest-free overdraft offering a £1,000 limit in year one, growing up to £3,000 by year three.
  • 1% credit interest on balances up to £1,000.
  • The ability to manage your money on the move with our award-winning banking app and text alerts. Further help and support is available with Your Student education.

 

Banks and building societies that use the 16 digit status code How to open an account and what you can get

Get ready for your #nextmove with a Barclays Student Additions Account – jam-packed with extra benefits. To find out more and apply, go to barclays.co.uk/student.

  • Apply for a fee-free overdraft – up to £500 at account opening, and up to £3,000 throughout the course of your studies*.
  • Get cashback on selected purchases from over 180 retailers, such as Apple, Starbucks, Boots, and Nike.
  • Barclays Mobile Banking – keep on top of your money with our free app that lets you do your everyday banking on the go.
  • Pingit – send money to friends and family using just their mobile number with the Pingit app. It’s free, fast, and secure.
  • Apple Pay – use your mobile to make payments of up to £30 wherever you see the Apple Pay or contactless mobile logos.
  • Personalise your debit card – you can add your favourite photo to your contactless debit card for free.

*Fee-free overdraft up to £3,000 (subject to application, status, and lending criteria) while you stay within that limit.

What a result with the HSBC’s Student Bank Account*. To find out more and apply, go to www.hsbc.co.uk/student, or visit a branch.  

  • £80 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card and 12 months of Prime Student. If you are a first year student or apprentice, and open a student account by 31 December 2018.
  • Guaranteed £1,000 interest-free overdraft offer on account opening, with the option to increase your overdraft as your studies progress. Representative example: 0% EAR variable (assumed overdraft £1,000)
  • Student credit card. Up to £500 credit available. Subject to status and account conduct.  
  • Mobile banking. Day-to-day digital tools to help you manage your money on the go, including Apple Pay® or Google Pay™ and Samsung Pay™.
  • Student exclusives. Freebies, discounts, tickets, and competitions to help your money go further. From everyday living to planning a gap year.

*Subject to status, you must be a UK resident and 18+. Terms and conditions apply.

Get yourself ready for uni with a NatWest student account. Apply in branch, over the phone, or visit www.natwest.com/student to find out more and apply online.

  • Free four-year National Express Young Persons Coachcard.
  • Up to £2,000 interest-free overdraft in year one.
  • Contactless debit card.
  • Apple Pay.
  • Mobile app (pay your contacts and get cash without your debit card).

Our Royal Bank of Scotland student account is here to help you get through uni. Apply online, in branch, or over the phone. Visit www.rbs.co.uk/student for more information.

  • Free four-year National Express Young Persons Coachcard.
  • Up to £2,000 interest-free overdraft in year one.
  • Contactless debit card.
  • Apple Pay.
  • Mobile app (pay your contacts and get cash without your debit card).

Once your place at uni or college is confirmed, it's really important to remember to take your codes with you when you go to open a student account. This will speed up the whole process, by allowing the bank or building society to quickly confirm your status as a future student.

Remember: your codes are unique to your application, so you cannot share them with your friends.

If you have any questions about this service, get in touch on social media.

 

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