WHSmith student discount

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WHSmith offer a 10% off student discount.

You can get your discount code with a free UNiDAYS or Student Beans account. Just click below to get yours today - it’s free to sign up to UNiDAYS or Student Beans if you haven’t already done so.

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About WHSmith

WHSmith (or Smiths) is a well-known British retailer that sells books, magazines, stationery, newspapers and entertainment items among other things.

WHSmith stores are based in a large number of places across the UK including railway stations, airports and high streets.

The brand can definitely be classed as a student favourite, especially when you want a quick paper to read on the way home on the train! It’s great for study essentials, too, from books to stationery.

WHSmith brand and product examples

You’ll find books, stationery and games at WHSmith, alongside magazines, desk accessories, and even items you might not expect to find – like gaming items. Of course, they sell drinks and snacks too to keep you going while you study.

WHSmith Gaming Items

WHSmith Gaming Items

WHSmith Magazines

WHSmith Magazines

WHSmith Metal Water Bottle

WHSmith Metal Water Bottle

How to get student discount at WHSmith

It’s easy to get your student discount at WHSmith with a free UNiDAYS or Student Beans account. Just follow the simple steps outlined below.

  • Click here to head to the WHSmith UNiDAYS student discount page or click here to head to the WHSmith Student Beans page
  • Sign in to your UNiDAYS or Student Beans account
  • Generate your unique student discount code
  • Copy & paste it at the checkout on the WHSmith website or app
  • Enjoy your savings!

Remember to watch out for increased student discount offers; we’ll list any details here and on our deals page whenever extra savings are available, too.

Frequently asked questions about WHSmith student discount

Take a glance at our list of frequently asked questions about WHSmith student discount below. If you’ve got a question we haven’t answered, just leave a comment at the bottom of this page, or get in touch through our Facebook group where there’s an entire community of like-minded students ready to help you out.

Can all students use student discount at WHSmith?

Yes - WHSmith student discount is available to all students, whether you’re studying part-time, full-time, or through a distance-learning course. Even mature students are welcome to use the offer. All you’ll need is a valid university email address in order to sign up for your free UNiDAYS or Student Beans account.

Can I use my WHSmith student discount in-store?

Of course! Simply open the UNiDAYS or Student Beans app and show your UNiDAYS or Student Beans student ID at the till to use your student discount in-store.

Are any items excluded from WHSmith student discount?

The following products are excluded: gift cards, magazine subscriptions, gift experiences, postage stamps, video games and accessories, data storage, Apple AirPods, confectionery, Kobo eReaders, eBooks, Yoto Players, audio cards and printers.

Can I use my WHSmith student discount code with any other discount codes?

You can only use one code at a time when shopping online at WHSmith, so you won’t be able to use your student discount in conjunction with another code.

WHSmith sales, offers, and promotions

WHSmith has a sale almost year-round, so you can always find items for less than full-price. The best bargains are usually online, but they generally sell out very fast, so you’ll need to be fast if you spot something you like!

Watch out for big discounts and special offers around bank holiday weekends too, and in the Black Friday, Boxing Day, and January sales. We’ll always add the latest WHSmith deals and codes to this page whenever we find them, too. Make sure you always check back here before you shop so you don’t miss out on any crazy offers.

Past offers at WHSmith

Past WHSmith offers featured here at Save the Student include:

  • Free breakfast from WHSmith travel stores
  • Free food/drink items
  • Free stationery
  • Up to 70% off sale items in January
  • £5 off £20 spend
  • and more!

Look at the section above for the current active offers and discounts.

If you find any great bargains at WHSmith, let us know in the comments below, and we’ll add them to this page. Don’t forget to keep checking back for the most recent WHSmith offers, sales and deals.

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Lauren is a deals and discounts expert, and the Digital Marketing Manager at Save the Student. She is passionate about saving money and has appeared on Channel 5 documentaries sharing her money-saving tips. Lauren's work is centred around securing the best exclusive deals for Save the Student and working with great student brands.
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