Amazon is a useful tool for students, from swift delivery on textbooks, to entertainment including videos and audio books – it’s a one-stop shop for students.

Amazon sells more than 12 million items including food, tech, clothes, books and so much more. Chances are, if you want something, you can find it on Amazon. And as all students will agree, there’s nothing better than finding out that the shop you’re buying from offers student discount.

Save a few quid on your studies with Amazon Student Discount

What is Amazon’s student discount?

You can get a free six-month Amazon Prime trial as a UK university student. Amazon Prime includes:

  • Delivery: Amazon’s premium delivery service is included in the discount. If a product is marked as ‘prime’, it means delivery is free to you and will be delivered swiftly depending on availability).
  • Video: Stream thousands of popular TV shows and films using Amazon’s Prime Video app. As well as classic favourites, you can enjoy Amazon Prime Exclusive content including The Grand Tour, Coming 2 America, and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. Download programmes and films to your phone or tablet to have entertainment on the go.
  • Music: Fancy immediate access to over two-million songs, completely ad-free? Listen on your Echo device, phone or tablet. Stream your favourite tracks or download for instant offline access – anytime, anywhere.
  • Deals: Amazon Prime members can enjoy early access to deals and promotions on your favourite products and get the first pick on the best offers. It’s also a good opportunity to save on those student essentials such as laptops and cookware.
  • Photos: You will also get unlimited photo storage to keep all of your memories safe.

Amazon Prime student benefits

As well as all of those offers under the Amazon Prime bundle, students will benefit from more discounts with Prime Student. With Prime Student, you can access even more great deals while you study, including:

  • 10% off thousands of textbooks
  • 10% off select clothing, shoes and accessories
  • 15% off National Express coach tickets
  • 10% off selected Microsoft Surface devices
  • 10% off Canon cameras and lenses.

How much does Amazon student discount save?

As part of the Amazon student discount you’ll get six-months free Amazon Prime. Once the six months is over, you will get 50% off Prime subscription – costing just £3.99 (usually costing £7.99).

How to get Amazon student discount

It’s really easy to get access to Amazon’s student discount. You’re recommended to use your student email (the one ending in .ac.uk), but if you don’t have access to your student email, you can register by verifying your student status with your student ID.

  1. Visit amazon.co.uk
  2. Click ‘Try Prime Student’
  3. Follow the steps to get access to your discount.

Don’t forget, the free trial ends after six months, you’ll then be charged £3.99 per month, until you cancel.

Amazon student discount FAQs

We’ve answered some of the key questions when it comes to student discount from Amazon.

Can any student get Amazon student discount?

Yes! Any student registered on a course at university can get access to Amazon’s amazing student deals. Whether you’re a part-time or full-time student you can register for student discount.

Can I get a discount using a third-party student discount provider?

No, you can’t use a student discount card or code to access Prime Student. You’ll need to register for free on Amazon’s website using the steps above.

Does Amazon offer student discount on laptops?

Prime Student is in association with Microsoft Surface, so Prime Student members can get an extra 10% off selected Surface products.

Save with Amazon Warehouse

Amazon Warehouse offers amazing deals and is the home of used, refurbished and open-box products which are still of great quality. All items are too good to go to waste. Some are new but with damaged packaging – they simply don’t meet Amazon’s standards to be classified as new and so can’t be sold at the full price.

Imagine bagging yourself an amazing item for a bargain price simply because there is a tear in the box!

Amazon Warehouse offers everything you would expect from Amazon, including:

  • Electronics
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Shoes and bags
  • Video games
  • Garden and outdoors.

If you’re not completely satisfied with your purchase, it is still covered by Amazon’s returns policy. The only difference is that you are unable to replace an item with a like-for-like as each product is unique.

Read more about other available Student Discounts & Offers here including new information for Argos Student Discounts.