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Want to set up a bank account? Visit for more information. Generally, there isn’t a lot of difference between the bank accounts offered for international students. You might therefore want to consider choosing a bank that is the most convenient. 

On-campus banks:​

  • Santander (University Park) - (Note: for all student accounts opened in Santander, you are entitled to a free railcard, which gives you discounts on the National Rail)

Off campus banks:

  • ATMs - Cash withdrawal is available from any ATM or cash machine regardless of the bank it belongs to.

Are you a new student?

Setting up new bank accounts may take up to 2 weeks or longer. It is advisable to bring some cash along for the first couple weeks while your account is being processed.


A number of telecommunication companies are available. Please visit their websites for information about the packages they offer.

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