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Welcome to the Student Discount Blog. Not only do we bring you weekly posts for the best student discounts, promo codes and deals in the UK, we also have some great tips on student life.

From how to make your student bedroom the perfect den of dreams to choosing the right university for you, we have some great advice that will help you make the most of your fabulous university experience!

Easter Student Discounts

Easter is one of the most important Christian holidays, but realistically it’s something we’ve all adopted as an excuse to indulge in lots of chocolate, some great family dinners and the giving and receiving of gifts… because what’s not to love?! Most universities...

Mother’s Day Student Discounts

Mum, Mummy, Mother, Mama. Whatever your name for her your Mum will probably deserve a medal! Instead, she get's her very own day, Mother's Day, which is on 31st March in 2019. Of course, Student Discount Squirrel wouldn’t leave you hanging and having to run around to...

Best Students Free Stuff

Best Students Free Stuff

Who doesn't like free things? With the student loan to watch, freebies always come in handy. That's why the Squirrel has created this page to list all best student free stuff we could find to help you out! Free Amazon Student Prime Did you know that Amazon have a...

Daily Student Deals

24/04/2019 Did you have a good Easter saving squirrels? We hope you did and here are some great deals for today. TopShop has upped their student discount to 20% So has Topman! 07/04/2019 The deals keep on coming for this weekend. Here are some of the best: Up to 70%...

Daily Student Discounts

07/06/2018 Usually around this time in June there are some big sales and 2018 is no different. We've listed the best below. Some retailers state that you can't use your student discount and some say you can so it's always worth double checking if you can stack your...

Best Prom Dress Ideas

It's coming up to that time of year where the end of year balls, proms and parties will be coming on in abundance. Now let's face it, we all want to look fabulous but the reality is that your student bank account may be looking pretty bare around this time of year....

Office Shoes Student Discount

Office Shoes Student Discount

Looking for a Office Shoes student discount? If so, you've come to the right place.  We can also confirm that there is an Office Unidays code to get 10% off full priced purchases both in-store and online purchases at office.co.uk. To get it, simply head to this page,...

Spring Clean your Student Digs

Spring Clean your Student Digs

Piles of washing up, crisp packets tucking out of sofa cushions and takeaway containers hidden the bed; it’s all bound to take its toll on you after a while. There’s no better opportunity to give your student accommodation the once-over than spring – and you’ll no...

Finding Love when you’re a Skint Student

There’s a lot of things that are more difficult to get done when you’re a bit stuck for cash, but for most of university life, you can ask for help. When it comes to dating though, you can be put in a difficult position: not wanting to lose a potential relationship...

Beating the January Blues on a Budget

As the excitement of the festive season wanes, the novelty of the chocolates and the gifts wears off and your enthusiasm for new year’s resolutions fades, it’s normal to feel a bit blue and notice your mood lower through January. Don’t fret: lots of your fellow...

New Years Resolutions Ideas For Students

New Year, New You? New Years’ Resolutions for 2018 Students Should Actually Stick To Social media is about to filled with promises and resolves to be a better person, get better grades and achieve better things. Yep, New Years’ Resolution season is here. But don’t...

The Best Student Winter Recipes

The Best Student Winter Recipes

There’s a lot to be said for a home-cooked meal, but when you’re a skint student in a shared kitchen, it’s not often you get to eat winter comfort food unless you’re on a trip back home. Yet you don’t need Gordon Ramsey’s cooking skills, Nigella’s kitchen equipment or...

Winter student fashion on a Budget

Winter student fashion on a Budget

When the cold weather hits, the Christmas decorations go up and the party season starts, it’s really easy to get carried away and start buying everything warm and cosy you see as the shops get seasonal and everything looks festive. Of course, you need to keep warm and...

Student Life at Christmas

Student Life at Christmas

Ah, Christmas. A pretty pricey time of year for everything – presents, drinks, wrapping, travel and cold-weather clothes, all to result in a few sloppy cheek kisses from distant relatives, a limp turkey dinner, a family argument and a pair of socks. No matter how...

Student Bedroom Ideas

Student Bedroom Ideas

There’s no two ways about it: student life is hectic. You need somewhere to properly relax and rest away from it all, and if you’re ever to settle in and feel content in your new home, your bedroom will need to be conducive to a tranquil atmosphere and getting a good...

Black Friday Deals For Students

Black Friday Deals For Students

So Black Friday is nearly upon us and the deals are starting to come through thick and fast. The Student Squirrel has his nose to the ground and is sniffing out the best ones and listing them below. The Guardian says you should be prepared to get the best deals and we...

How to Choose a University

There are over 150 universities and colleges in the UK and choosing the right one for you can be tricky. After all, your choice will signal the success of not just your grades but also the next few years of your life, so it’s important to make your selection...

Student Life

There’s no doubt that you’ll be constantly told by your parents and those older than you over the next few years that the days spent at university are the best of your life. Certainly, the contemporary university experience is different from that your parents went...

Student Life – Settling In

Student Life – Settling In

Going to University ushers in a new era to your life, but along with it comes upheaval and some serious lifestyle changes. Your support network, friends, accommodation, finances and priorities all change overnight; and it’s natural for all of this to cause a degree of...

The Squirrels Guide to Clearing

For whatever reason (and it will become apparent eventually, trust us) you didn’t get the grades you needed for your Preferred Choices of University. Firstly, you can afford to be choosy.  You don’t have to sign up for basket weaving because you think it the only...