Student Additions Account
£500 overdraft when you open an account
If you’re a UK student, you can apply for a £500 fee-free overdraft straightaway when you open your account and up to £3,000 fee-free while you’re studying (subject to application, status and lending criteria).
Fee-free overdraft up to £3,000 (subject to application, status and lending criteria) while you stay within that limit.
Pay on the go
Use your mobile device to make fast and secure payments of £30 or less wherever you see the Apple Pay 1 or Contactless Mobile 2 logos.
Banking on your mobile
Our free Barclays Mobile Banking app lets you do your everyday banking on the go. Make payments, see your account balances and transactions, move money between your accounts, report your card lost or stolen and more.
Save money and get cashback
You can get cashback with over 180 retailers like Top Man, Oasis, Boots and Waterstones. You can also get cashback when you book travel with Expedia.
Personalise your debit card
We’ve all got a photo that brings back great memories. Be reminded of the moment every time you use your debit card by adding your favourite photo for free.
Send money easily with Pingit
Send money to friends and family in over 30 countries using just their mobile phone number with the Pingit app 3. It’s free, fast and secure.
Access, download and print your statements and letters from your Barclays Mobile Banking app and in Online Banking.
You’ll find full details about banking with us and the terms and conditions of our Student Additions Account in the following PDFs:
14-day trial period
If you’re not happy with your account, you have a 14-day period in which to cancel your account or switch to another account. This begins on the account opening date or the date your receive your terms and conditions and other account information, whichever is later.
We want to hear from you if you’re unhappy with our service. You can complain in person, in a branch, in writing, by email or over the phone. You can get a leaflet detailing how we deal with complaints in any of our branches, on this site or from the Barclays Information Line on 0800 400 1004. The line is open between 7am-11pm, 7 days a week. Alternatively, write to Barclays, Leicester LE87 2BB.
If we don’t resolve your complaint internally to your satisfaction, you may be able to refer it to The Financial Ombudsman Service, Exchange Tower, London, E14 9SR (telephone: 08000 234 567). The Financial Ombudsman Service is an organisation set up by law to give consumers a free and independent service for resolving disputes with financial firms. Details of those who are eligible complainants can be obtained from the Financial Ombudsman Service.
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Apple Pay is compatible with the following devices:
- iPhone 6 or later
- Apple Watch – paired with an iPhone 5 or later
- iPad – iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3 or later
Contactless Mobile works with Android devices with operating systems of 4.4.2 or above that are NFC capable.
Pingit is available for people aged 16 and over, who have a current account and a mobile phone registered in the UK, Jersey, Guernsey or Isle of Man. It’s also available for businesses operating in these places.
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Barclays Bank PLC. Registered in England. Registered no. 1026167. Barclays Insurance Services Company Limited. Registered in England. Registered no. 973765. Registered office for both: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP. ‘The Woolwich’ and ‘Woolwich’ are trademarks and trading names of Barclays Bank PLC. Barclays Business is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC.