Best Student Deals: Best January 2023 Deals
If you’re a college student looking for the best tech deals this month, you’ve come to the right place.
This guide to finding the best student discounts and deals available will help you get everything you need for college – including laptops, tablets, smartphones and software – without breaking the bank.
We’ve rounded up the best deals we could find to ensure you stay thrifty and save on your student budget. Also, check out our roundup of the best technologies for colleges and universities.
You might also like to check out our roundup of the best student bank accounts and the best student laptops. We’ve also compiled a list of the best student phone deals and the best VPN deals for college students.
Best student discounts right now
Top 10 student offers
Adobe Creative Cloud Student Discount
From: Adobe UK
Was: £49.94 per month
£16.24 per month
Right now, students and teachers can get Adobe CC programs for even less than usual for the first year, and then a discounted price after the introductory year. Read our complete guide to buying Adobe CC.
Apple Store Education Discount
Savings on Mac, MacBook and iPad
Mondly Language Learning App – Premium
Learn a new language with the Mondly app, which is currently enjoying a mega discount of 95% on its Premium plan with lifetime access to 41 languages.
Amazon Prime Student
Was: £95 per year
6 months free, then £49.49 per year
You can get a six-month free trial of Amazon Prime if you’re a student. After that, you’ll get Prime for just £4.49 per month, or £47.49 per year (depending on which plan you choose), which is a steal considering its features.
Microsoft Student Store
10% off Surface range
The Microsoft Student Store offers a range of discounts on Microsoft products. Students can save hundreds of dollars on desktops and laptops and get Office 365 for free.
OnePlus student plans
Up to 25% off the entire OnePlus range
Verified students can get up to 25% off any product from OnePlus, with savings available now on the OnePlus 10 series and Nord 2.
Dell Student Store
Up to 20% off
Dell is offering up to 20% off its XPS, Alienware, Dell Gaming devices and Dell peripherals.
Spotify Premium Student
£5.99 per month
(50% discount on the standard Premium package)
Spotify’s student account costs half the price of the standard Premium plan and includes ad-free listening, offline music and millions of songs.
Lenovo Student Store
5% discount on the site
Lenovo is offering an additional 5% off for students and educators sitewide, excluding offers with a specific ecoupon. Learn more here.
Three student discounts
Discounts on combined contracts and SIM only
If you sign up with your university email address, you can get money on contracts from Apple, Huawei, and Samsung. Plus, there’s also a great unlimited SIM deal for just £9.50 a month.
Was: £11.99 per month
£6.99 per month
YouTube Premium offers YouTube and YouTube Music ad-free. Students get a discounted subscription, plus a free trial month.
Udemy Online Courses
Was: £20 to £200
Looking to train in an additional skill? Udemy offers online courses in a range of subjects – design, business, computer science, and academia. Many of their courses are now discounted, and you can even get some for free.
Parallels Desktop for Mac Student Edition
If you want to run Windows on your Mac, then Parallels Desktop 16 is worth considering. Students get a discounted plan, with 50% off the standard price.
Where to find the best student deals and discounts
Once you start looking, you’ll find that there are thousands of offers designed exclusively for students elsewhere on the web. It can be quite overwhelming, so we’ve picked out the best ones.
There are even more student tech discounts available on the Student Beans discount page. You can search for all types of student tech deals here, so you can find what you’re looking for quickly and easily.
Adobe student offers
If your course involves any type of design, video, or photography elements, Adobe Creative Cloud is a great suite of software to have in your arsenal. Unfortunately, it’s quite expensive, which doesn’t lend itself easily to a student budget. Check out our dedicated guide to Adobe CC.
There is, of course, the student discount, which offers a fantastic 65% off. You can get the full package for just £16.24 per month compared to the normal price of £49.94 per month. Get Creative Cloud for students here.
Amazon Prime for Students
Being a student is not just about work. Sometimes you need a break from reading textbooks, a chance to relax, recharge, and watch your favorite series.
A great way to do this is to use the student version of Amazon Prime. There’s a massive six-month free trial, and after that your subscription just over half price at £47.49 a year. With Prime, you get access to the Amazon Video library for unlimited streaming, but you’ll also get free next day delivery and more.
Apple Education Store
Apple has a good student discount program if you know where to look.
You will find the Education store here. You can learn more about how to buy from the Apple Education Store on our sister site, Macworld.
Also check out the 10% Apple discount available from Student Beans if you haven’t already.
Dell Student Offers
Dell has a similar student store, offering a number of discounts on its line of laptops and desktops when you sign up for a free account. Considering that Dell currently makes some of the best PCs on the market, this is a tempting deal.
Visit the Dell Student Store now to learn more.
Lenovo Student Deals
Just like Microsoft and Apple, Lenovo has its own store for students where it promises savings of up to 5% on its line of laptops. To access the offers, you will need to create a free account on the Student Store.
Microsoft student offers
Microsoft has its own student store, which includes a decent range of offers and discounts. On the software side, students can get Office 365 for free, which Microsoft says isn’t a trial. You need your school email address to claim. Office 365 includes Word, Excel and all other Office applications. Read our complete guide to getting Microsoft Office.
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