You can save even more on train tickets with a Railcard. Here are our most popular:. Visit twotogether-railcard.
You can buy the Saver online at www. Please note: mature students should continue with a Railcard, not a Railcard. You can buy weekly, monthly or quarterly Unizone tickets at any staffed ticket office at a station in the Unizone area.
We define full-time study as attending college or University in the United Kingdom for 15 hours or more a week for at least 20 weeks a year. Please note that students on home study and distance learning courses are not eligible. If you are now 26 years old and have an expiring Railcard that was bought online, you will not be able to renew this Railcard.
For new students starting at Sussex in a few weeks time, there is a live chat today between 11am and 12pm to answer any queries you may have. Please come along to this drop-in coffee morning and meet fellow Mature Students Free tea, coffee and cakes will be provided. In addition to the railcard, you may be able to obtain free or discounted dental care, and prescriptions, etc.
You can get various student discounts while studying with us — most of the time all you have to do is show your SOAS ID card. If you choose the wrong one, it could delay your application. You should put in the information into the description box and then click on Choose File to upload the relevant evidence.
The 16—25 Railcard is an annual card giving discounts on certain types of railway ticket in Britain. There is no restriction on the number of times the Railcard can be used to purchase discounted tickets during the period of its validity, and there are no geographical restrictions on its use. Introduced in on an experimental basis, under the name Student Cardand expanded into the Student Railcard later that year, it was the first of the many Railcards which formed part of British Rail 's array of concessionary fare schemesand which still exist on the post-privatisation railway network. In the s and s, many new universities were opened in Britain, while car ownership was relatively low, especially among young people.
The Railcard will be based on the current Railcard offer, but targeted at an extended age range, with a few minor differences:. You can find out more on the National Rail website. Personalise your experience with us by signing up with your own account.
S tudents will be criss-crossing the country to reach university over the next few weeks, and many will be paying through the nose for expensive train fares. But it takes just a few easy steps to cut the cost of travel by nearly half — although the train companies rarely tell you how. We took the example of a student living in Gloucester starting at the University of Newcastle, where fresher's week begins on 23 September. But our student can beat that.