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DISCOUNT LOOPHOLE How to legitimately get an NUS student card

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Everyone can get 10% off at ASOS, 25% off Odeon, 5% off Amazon and Apple

 

The card gets students discounts at many online stores including 25% off Odeon tickets, 10% off ASOS, 10% Co-operative and 5% off at Amazon as well as many high street shops.

If you finished studying a long time ago, it doesn’t mean you have to live a discount-free life, as The Sun have found an above-board loophole which means EVERYONE can get an NUS student card.

How you can become a student for £4

The first step to getting a student card is to become a student, and there is no need to fork out £9,000 on tuition fees – just £4 on an online learning course.

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With an NUS Extra card you can get discounts at McDonald’s, Apple, Odeon and Amazon

Online education provider, e-Careers offers courses in everything from, Business to Beer and Mixology courses. It is also officially affiliated with NUS, meaning that if you sign up to an e-Career course, you can officially get an NUS card.

The cost of these courses on the e-Career website tend to be around the £200 mark, but the trick is to go to a daily deals site where these courses are heavily reduced – often by up to 97%.

Daily deals site GoGroopie currently has an ‘Introduction to Microsoft New Features Online Course’ for £4, down from £100 until Wednesday 27 September.

Once you have signed up, you don’t actually have to do the course (although you could if you wanted to) but are officially a student and can get yourself an NUS Extra card which would usually cost you £12.

How to buy your NUS extra card

Go to the top right of the NUS Extra page and click ‘Buy your NUS Extra card now’ and fill in your details. There will be an option to choose ‘e-Careers’ from the university drop-down menu.

 

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You don’t have to be a student to get a student discount

Just put in your normal email address and fill in your details. You will have to spend an extra £1 to get it delivered to your home, rather than the e-Careers head office. The discount card is valid for one year.

What kind of discounts can you get?

There are hundreds of offers advertised on the NUS site, the best ones include:

25% off Odeon tickets

 

40% off Pizza Express

 

10% off ASOS

 

5% off Amazon

 

10% off Co-operative

 

Up to 15% off Mac

 

10% off at Superdrug

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CHEERS, I'm now officially a 3 year NUS student 33.50 (32 quid for 3 years and 1.50 to post the card out) plus the 4 quid for the course.

 

For info when you go to the GoGroopie site search for "Microsoft New Features" (without the quotes) and it is the first item.

 

Oh, now to be an Amazon Prime student member etc.

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Valid for a 12 months

 

Also mac Donald's:

 

We offer students a free Cheeseburger, Mayo Chicken or McFlurry Original with the purchase of an Extra Value Meal or Wrap Meal if they show a valid Student ID or UNiDAYs iD when ordering.

 

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OK so where am I going wrong?

 

'Buy your NUS extra card' takes me to a page asking for email address. I input that and it then asks for details of where the course is.What do I put in there?

 

There is no drop down menu

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Seem to remember it filtered as I typed when I did mine last year bob. Lots of reports at the time said they don't check so you can pick pretty much any institution you want. NUSExtra apparently work on volume discount offers so the more people join the better bargaining power they have.

 

Scorpion, you can choose 1,2 or 3 years IIRC.

 

mobi, Amazon is a fairly simple process. Just email them a scan of the front & back of the card and they send you to a specific link for you to complete the Prime Student signup. 6 months free then £39.

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Also if you download the NUS extra app or their website it gives you a promotional code for extra money off Amazon until the end of the month for students only ;)

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Bob, Same problem mate, did you choose a random one?

 

Confused, why do we need to pay for this course, when you can just order the card on that bus extra, or won't it work without the email used to purchase course?

 

I am just filling in random details, place of study etc, then it's £32 a card

 

Am I doing it right, doesn't feel like it lol


Bob, Same problem mate, did you choose a random one?

 

Confused, why do we need to pay for this course, when you can just order the card on that bus extra, or won't it work without the email used to purchase course?

 

I am just filling in random details, place of study etc, then it's £32 a card

 

Am I doing it right, doesn't feel like it lol

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I left it as I wasn't sure whether I was doing it right. Seems like your way is correct, hoping they don't check it :)

 

May give it a go when I get a chance

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Ok so it works fine, depending on how much they check lol

 

No need to purchase course, just fill in any details and it goes through

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Pssstttt. You can get 10% off Morrisons shopping using these student discount for the next 3 months.

 

Work only with Unidays account - who don't accept e-careers etc AFAIK.

 

Just renewed last years NUS card - for 3 years this time. Seemed to go OK. Money been taken and got confirmation from both NUS and Gourmet society (which is extra)

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I selected" Ecareers" and then" A level" and then "other". Selected 3 years and then it asked me to pay £32 for a 3 year card. Is this right? I mean i suppose £32 won't be too much to pay if i get discounts on stuff and Amazon prime student rate but is £32 right and will they issue a card with these selections i made?

I'm a bit concerned that in the OP description it says "we at the Sun" I'm thinking that this has already been hammered if it was printed in that comic. I would imagine i get my money back if they refuse the application though.

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My card arrived today so scans have been sent to get my Amazon student account. Fingers crossed.

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Well done that man. My renewed card just landed too.

 

Now go out and spend money on things that you probably don't need but feel happier buying just because you've had a discount :)

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Amazon have emailed me to say my application for a student account has been successful. I'll open my new student account when I get home. Big thanks to the OP.

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OK I couldn't wait. I went on and now have the Amazon student prime for the free trial then £39 for a year up to a maximum of four years. I put my course lasts for 3 years. Let's see how it goes

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Mobi just to confirm.

 

Did you just buy the card without there course?

 

Fon

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I bought the course first, however I didn't see any sort of validation to prove that you had an e-careers course. Not fussed either way as it was only 4 quid. Worth it just for Amazon Prime Student etc.

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