Clarks Student Discount: The Ultimate Guide – 50% Off
Attention everyone, there is now a mid-season Clarks sale with reductions of up to 50% off.
As there is no Clarks student discount this is an excellent time to save.
Up to 50% OFF in the Clarks Sale
30% OFF NOW AT THE CLARKS OUTLET!
FREE DELIVERY (on Orders Over £50)
Free Click & Collect on Any Order
So, you’re just about to purchase a stylish, well-made pair of Clarks shoes at clarks.co.uk and it suddenly pops into your head – is there is a Clarks student discount I should be taking advantage of?
Or you’ve found a great pair of stunning boots you can both wear on both a fantastic evening out AND to lectures BUT is there an NUS Clarks promo code to save you money, or in fact any Clarks discount code?
Well even thought there is no Clarks student discount or NUS code for September 2018 , take a look at our savings section below to see the latest ways for undergraduates to get a bargain today.
As well as one-off sales such as this one, there are however, lots of other ways to save throughout the year.
So, continue reading this official guide to find out how you can save money with special offers, Clarks outlet deals, short term Clarks promo code UK and other secret Squirrel tips!
Well fear not students, SDS is here again and we’ve put together this handy and super helpful Clarks discount page to answer your key questions.
We’ll show you how to SAVE MONEY at this brilliant and iconic top student stylish shoe store – we love a bit of sibilance too 🙂
“Now dear student friend, slip those old tatty mules off and sit back as we’ll take you through the current student discounts at Clarks, top secret discount codes as well other money-saving tips, such as how to take advantage of Clarks free delivery.”
The Squirrel’s favourite shoes are Clarks! Yes, we’ve said it – a bold statement – but it’s true!
When the Squirrel was a little one (back in the day) they were the preferred brand of Mother Squirrel for school shoes, however, since those early days the brand has grown and grown! From small acorns to big trees… (or whatever the saying is) Clarks have got bigger and better! Yes, we love ’em and we love their regular discounts.
Let’s get on with it!
Our super bargain hunting team at SDS has put together the below full guide to show you how to save when you’re buying that fantastic pair of new Clarks shoes with a definite list of the top discounts at Clarks.
With lots of offers we’ll keep my eyes and ears open and keep you up to date. As with all our top offers will also send them out via our FREE newsletter and also put them on our popular Facebook page.
So in this guide what we’re going to look at the following, if you have more questions either drop us an email or follow one of the links.
So, are ready to save at clarks.co.uk? Well hold on to your hats and let’s begin squirrels!
1. Does Clarks Do a Student Discount?
A simple and very common we get asked.
Well unfortunately there is no official ongoing Clarks student discount. Boo we hear you cry! That however is common of most big retailers in the UK but doesn’t mean that they don’t do other superb discounts throughout the year – and this is where we come in handy!
That means there is no Clarks Unidays, NUS Totum or Student Beans codes.
Yes, the team at Squirrel HQ dig and scurry around to find you fantastic Clarks shoes voucher codes and Clarks discounts all year around.
2. Store Overview
The team here at SDS grew up wearing Clarks at school too (yes we are 80 and 90s kids), then through our college time and all throughout our university days (and to be honest still now); high quality and, more importantly, comfortable and value for money, Clarks are a British brand to saviour.
In browsing their super-easy website you fashion conscious lot will find gorgeous winter boots (that you can literally wear all day and all night long – for those special days which blend into one long one), smart men’s shoes, heels, flats and more – all super stylish and trendy to boot (pardon the pun #sorrynotsorry), basically you’ll find something for any and multiple occasion at Clarks, whether it’s a lecture, coffee with friends, dinner with the parents or an all-night session.
Yes students, ultra-comfy and gorgeous to look at, you won’t be able to stop staring at your Clarks clad feet (so watch where you’re going Squirrels) but more importantly read on to find out more about Clarks student discounts and how to starting saving money today with Student Discount Squirrel’s top Clarks shoes discounts! So, step to it students and enjoy a Clark Student discount today.
TOP RECENT OFFER
Recently there was a short-term discount code where you could receive a whooping 20% off (Clarks 20 off code).
You also didn’t need any Clarks NUS card to get the savings you simply just enter the code at the point of sale/basket. SDS will update this section with any new discount code, Clarks promo code and in fact anything else which catches our beady eye!
These types of offers come and go and in our experience the standard offers tend to be as generous as any standard discount scheme – so jump on their website and take a look.
SQUIRREL TIP – Make sure you sign up to our newsletter or follow us on social media to keep in the loop with these discounts and lots of other offers with top UK retailers. This way you can be the first to hear about top saving tips and limited offers, these can be on retailer spanning fashion, fun, travel and more!
3. Is There a Clarks NUS discount?
Well again there is no specific NUS Clarks discount code. However, as we’ve discussed above there are plenty of ways students can save. Such as shopping in the clarks.co.uk sale – mentioned at the top – which is currently on to bag yourself a bargain.
We always believe that if you find yourself in a store, it’s always worth asking for an NUS discount at the till.
While they are not obliged too, the manager could take pity and knock something off so it’s always worth a go (we certainly have had some UK students report that this has been the case – so give it a whirl!)
If you don’t ask, you don’t get Mrs Squirrel always says. We’ve also put this helpful table below to show you the latest offers – set out in a clear way!
|Discount||Date Validated||Code Required|
|50% Clarks Sale||October 2018||No|
|Free Delivery||October 2018||No|
|Secret Outlet Deals||October 2018||No|
4. Outlet Website
Clarks have lots of ways that students can save money on the latest top footwear, follow our simple tips below and you’ll be quids in and their Outlet Website is something that most don’t know about:
- Students can get discounts by shopping online at the Clarks outlet website, where there are discounts on selected shoes and boots of up to 60% off! Yes a mega 60% that beats any standard student discount!
It couldn’t be easier so pop over there now and check out what they have.
5. Clarks Hidden Offer Page
Make sure you check out the hidden sales pages which we’ve found on their actual official website.
These are hidden from the main menu and are a secret so shhhh, don’t tell anyone!
“As mentioned we’ll update this page and our Facebook page to tell you about these specific seasonal offers.”
6. Promo Codes and Current Offers
There are regular discount vouchers online that can save students (and indeed non-Students) money. SDS has the latest and the best so check our Voucher Code section by clicking here, we update the list with current and top discounts daily.
Did you know you can get free delivery on orders over £50? Yes, this saves you £3 – enough for a drink or two down the union and not to be sniffed at! But (even better) you can get FREE click and collect orders when you order from clarks.co.uk and pick up from your local branch (if you fancy a bit of exercise) – yet again no ID or NUS is required. Great tip that! You can also sign up to our FREE TOP OFFERS LIST email which we send every month, it’s a good way to make sure you don’t miss anything.
- They have a brilliant range of shoes and a fantastic reputation for both quality craftsmanship and stylish footwear options.
- They’re range of boots and shoes just ooze class and you know if you invest in a pair they are build to last.
- Great for both formal and casual wear, the womens range from fabulous high heels to comfortable yet stylish ankle boots.
- For men, they excel in their desert and ankle boot ranges as well as more formal classic leather shoes.
Yes students, ultra-comfy and gorgeous to look at, you won’t be able to stop staring at your beautifully clad feet (so watch where you’re going Squirrels) but more importantly with their range of offers, they offer a fantastic value for you money as they are hard-wearing and last a super long amount of time!
8. SDS Summary
So, you asked ‘Does Clarks do student discount?’ and we had to break the bad news that isn’t a year long scheme or NUS Clarks discount.
However, although there is not an official Clarks shoes student discount scheme, there are loads of other ways to save. As we’ve mentioned there are also occasional voucher code for Clarks shoes and at SDS we promise to keep you up to date with all these – so please don’t forget to check back here or on our Facebook page.
Plus remember these tips to get saving straight away:
- Check out the secret Clarks outlet for huge savings on limited lines.
- Free delivery on all orders over £50 or Click and Collect is free on any order
Happy saving students and let us know how much you save and what you bought in our comments section! Have a good one!
Brand Overview & History
This leading shoe shop is no longer just Mrs Squirrel’s family favourite but in involving over the years it now stocks a massive range of fantastic hardwearing and fashionable footwear for men and women, perfect for all occasions and budgets; this combo also making it a definite favourite with students all over the UK.
It will come as no surprise therefore that it is one of the most popular brands with you money savvy students . Add to the fact that they offer amazing discounts all year round as well – what more could you want?
It’s a British institution, and if you grew up in the UK you no doubt went to Clarks to be measured for school shoes, either by a staff member or by what felt like a space-aged measuring machine!
Now, we’re all a little past that, but Clarks is just as relevant a footwear retailer today as it was then; it’s just all too often a shop we walk past without even thinking about it.
Famous not actually for their children’s shoes but their ‘Desert Boot’, an ankle-height boot with a crepe rubber sole made out of calf leather, the retailer hit the big time back in 1950 by introducing this shoe which went on to become a bestseller.
There are over 1,000 Clarks shoe shops worldwide and the company also sells through third part distribution elsewhere around the globe.
Most British high streets have a Clarks and so if you’re going to university in a major town or city, you can expect to find one nearby. However, if you’re not, there’s no need to miss out: Clarks.co.uk stocks a full range of men’s, women’s, girl’s and boy’s shoes that can be delivered to your door.
With so many budget footwear retailers now on the high street, Clarks is often overlooked – particularly by people of student age. Yet fashion students often shop here, as the statement pieces and simple robust classics make for wardrobe staples that don’t detract from a chic outfit.
Clarks is well known for its quality of shoes, and this elevates them above many competitors as they inhabit an area between budget and premium pricing that often makes their products better value than many other household brands.
Clarks isn’t the place to shop for a pair of trainers, but for a formal or informal shoe, they have you covered.
The women’s range includes boots, brogues, flats, heels, pumps and formal shoes, and the men’s, brogues, loafers, smart casual, smart shoes and slippers.
The Clarks Originals range feature their flagship pieces, including the previously mentioned Desert Boot, the suede Weaver shoe, the ergonomic Trigenic and Trigenic Evo sandals and flats, and the water-resistant very sensible Wallabee shoe.
More recently, Clarks have linked in with several pop culture institutions to create limited edition shoes to be worn by film or TV fans. These include limited edition shoes celebrating the new Star Wars trilogy and the recently released Blank Panther film.
What’s more, if you have feet that are a half-size or an unusually small or large size, Clarks will have something for you. Starting at size 2 for women and 5 for men, topping at 9 for women and 15 for men, everything is available in a variety of sizes and there’s further styles available for wide fit as well as an extra support range. They’ve got something for everyone and every foot – no matter the shape or size!
Top Student Buy: Hidi Holly Women’s Sports Shoes – £59.00
An elegant take on the modern trainer, this white leather casual sneaker is a lace-up with a really crafted look and feel for a smart twist. Team with jeans or a dress and indulge the ath-leisure trend! What’s more, they’re super comfy, with a deep-moulded foot-bed lined with Clarks’ own Cushion Plus technology so you can wear them all day long as they’ll be just as cosy as a pair of trainers would be!
Top Student Buy: Keeler Step Men’s Formal Shoe – £55.00
A must-have for job interviews and formal occasions, the Keeler Step shoe looks smart but Clarks define it as ‘smart casual’ because of the comfort features built in. They’re slip-on for ease of use and the outer is 100% black leather for longevity and quality. A moccasin-inspired toe paired with padded collars and Clarks’ Cushion Soft technology makes for a super comfy wear, even if you are spending hours on end waiting around for big bosses to arrive or wedding ceremonies to end!
Top Student Buy: Tallow Balm Women’s Handbag – £39.00
Every wardrobe needs a leather handbag and a cross-body long-strap small bag is ideal for festival season! Available in a range of colours all crafted from taupe leather with signature stitching on the front, the bag has an internal zip compartment for your small valuables as well as a zip and magnetic fastening for extra security. The strap is adjustable so you can wear it however you like, and its compact size makes it easy to carry around but just right for carrying all of your essentials out and about.
History of the Company
Clarks has a long history, so there’s no surprise that they’re well versed in creating and selling only the highest quality of shoes.
Founded way back in 1821, Cyrus Clark entered into a business partnership with his cousin in fellmongering, wool-stapling and tanning. Just four years later, the partnership ended, but Cyrus retained some premises in Street – which Clarks still hold today!
The business continued to grow, and Cyrus brought his brother James on-board to make slippers from material that was too small to make rugs. This proved a real turning point for the brothers and they began to sell around the UK and to Ireland. Eventually, the business was handed to James’ son William, and it became a private limited company once its financial position stabilised. It hit the high street properly in 1937 when it bought a chain of existing shoe shops, and quickly grew a reputation for its expert shoe fitting services and offering its full range in four widths.
Today, there are over 1,000 Clarks stores worldwide and their reputation for quality is still intact. Clarks North America is also a robust company in its own right and is stocked in several high street retailers in the US such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Abercrombie & Fitch. The business continues to grow and stores in the UK are currently undergoing refurbishment and an update re-brand.
The team here at SDS grew up wearing them at school too (yes we are 80 and 90s kids), then through our college time and all throughout our university days (and to be honest still now); high quality and, more importantly, comfortable and value for money, the Big C is a British brand to saviour.
In browsing their super-easy website you fashion conscious lot will find gorgeous winter boots (that you can literally wear all day and all night long – for those special days which blend into one long one), smart men’s shoes, heels, flats and more – all super stylish and trendy to boot (pardon the pun #sorrynotsorry), basically you’ll find something for any and multiple occasion, whether it’s a lecture, coffee with friends, dinner with the parents or an all-night session.
If you haven’t managed to find what you are looking for here are some other retailers who may be of interest to you, these too have fab offers for you to enjoy!
Yep, students can bag a Schuh discount of 10% off any of your purchases year round. They have a great range of footwear so check them out today.
If you’re looking for trainers, our JD Sports offers page show you how to keep your student beans in safe keeping. They also have superb clothing ranges for fitness and trendy everyday fashion wear.
Office of course have a huge range of footwear, you can click and collect and have a handy student code.
For a similar but smaller retailer, Aldo have some great prices on more formal leather shoes and boots.
You can also save at Foot Locker with a range of discounts to consider. Their range of trainers is particularly impressive.
If it’s more formal footwear you are after, there is a House of Fraser discount here of 10% and for a similar look there are great ways to save by looking at our Debenhams guide with stylish shoes and boots to consider.
Did you know:
- This mega store was started by two brothers, Cyrus and James Clark in Street, Somerset, England – where the company still has its headquarters!
- It started way back in 1825 so it’s coming up to it’s 200 year anniversary – that is pretty impressive in the Squirrel’s book.
- It is 84% owned by the Clark family to this very day, with 16% shares held by employees and related institutions – so it’s still very much a family business
- One of it’s most famous products is the Desert boot and you can still buy it today and it looks pretty stylish to us. And it you grab a discount then it becomes an even more amazing purchase!
- Clarks employs 15,380 people in the UK!
- Regarded as the world number one in ‘everyday footwear’ by many, they design, innovate, manufacture and sell more than 50 million pairs of shoes every year.
- In 1950 the Clarks Company opened a museum which is near its headquarters in Somerset.
- The year 1964 saw the Clarks Company open an office in the Empire State Building in New York!
- We love ’em!
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