When you join your students' union you will receive a welcome pack containing a variety of free samples, vouchers, free gifts and information about local facilities. Your students' union will also arrange promotions such as 2 for 1 on selected drinks, themed party nights, free newspapers, cheap stationery and discounted food.
You can obtain a TOTUM card, which is the new name for the NUS Extra Card. This card provides over 200 student discounts and comes with a free 1-year International Student Identity Card (ISIC), which provides student discounts when you are overseas. A TOTUM card costs £12 for a one year card, £22 for a two year card or £32 for a three year card.
An International Student Identity Card (ISIC) is an identity card that is recognised in over 100 countries worldwide and is available for full-time students. It provides its members with discounts on international travel and access to over 15,000 discounts worldwide. In 2019 an ISIC costs around £12 (depending on the country in which you buy the ISIC).
As a student you can obtain cheap IT equipment in the following ways: