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Student Achiever account

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Match your dreams and ambition with an account that can back you from 16 to 24 years old.

Some of the benefits

Free services

Link your card for free online, cellphone, telephone and mobile app banking

Draw at tills

Draw cash at the till from various retailers if there are no ATMs where you stay

Great rates

Enjoy low interest rates when you apply for a student loan for tuition

Top up

Dial *130*2345# to recharge airtime or data with no service or data charges
What you get
  • Link your card to the SnapScan or Masterpass  apps to pay by phone
  • Unlimited free swipes at till points
  • 8 free electronic debit transactions a month
  • 2 free withdrawals and deposits a month at our ATMs
  • Free balance enquiries on your phone
  • 50% off your TravelWallet card activation, loading and reloading
  • Notifications on transactions via MyUpdates
  • A 50% discount on your subscription to Siyavula – an online maths and science practice platform for high school learners
  • Free subscription to Varsity Vibe – a student discount app which gives you instant access to exclusive student deals

General T&Cs
Personal transaction accounts T&Cs

 

Card features
  • Secure Chip and PIN enabled card
  • Global Mastercard or Visa acceptance and ATM network
  • Access to  Mastercard or Visa offers  and their  24/7 emergency services contact centres*
  • Link your card to the SnapScan or Masterpass  apps to pay by phone and shop securely online
  • Automatic lost card protection
  • Activate or disable till point, ATM and online card functionality using our App
  • Access to a secure wallet facility to load funds for contactless transactions

*T&Cs apply

What it costs
  • R 5,30 monthly fee
  • R 25,22 if you use more than your bundled transactions
  • Pay as you transact rates apply once you’ve used your bundled services for the month.

See 2019 pricing guide
See 2018 pricing guide

 

How to get it

What you’ll need

  • Your South African ID  copy* (or residence permit if not an SA citizen)
  • Copy of your registration at a recognised institution
  • Proof of residence not older than 3 months
  • If you’re studying part-time, you must earn less than R 3 000 a month

*You must be 16 to 24 years old to apply

  • What you get
  • Card features
  • What it costs
  • How to get it
  • Link your card to the SnapScan or Masterpass  apps to pay by phone
  • Unlimited free swipes at till points
  • 8 free electronic debit transactions a month
  • 2 free withdrawals and deposits a month at our ATMs
  • Free balance enquiries on your phone
  • 50% off your TravelWallet card activation, loading and reloading
  • Notifications on transactions via MyUpdates
  • A 50% discount on your subscription to Siyavula – an online maths and science practice platform for high school learners
  • Free subscription to Varsity Vibe – a student discount app which gives you instant access to exclusive student deals

General T&Cs
Personal transaction accounts T&Cs

 

  • Secure Chip and PIN enabled card
  • Global Mastercard or Visa acceptance and ATM network
  • Access to  Mastercard or Visa offers  and their  24/7 emergency services contact centres*
  • Link your card to the SnapScan or Masterpass  apps to pay by phone and shop securely online
  • Automatic lost card protection
  • Activate or disable till point, ATM and online card functionality using our App
  • Access to a secure wallet facility to load funds for contactless transactions

*T&Cs apply

  • R 5,30 monthly fee
  • R 25,22 if you use more than your bundled transactions
  • Pay as you transact rates apply once you’ve used your bundled services for the month.

See 2019 pricing guide
See 2018 pricing guide

 

What you’ll need

  • Your South African ID  copy* (or residence permit if not an SA citizen)
  • Copy of your registration at a recognised institution
  • Proof of residence not older than 3 months
  • If you’re studying part-time, you must earn less than R 3 000 a month

*You must be 16 to 24 years old to apply

current account interest rates

View the interest earned per account balance band

Tips and guidance
Getting started
Getting started
Using your card
Using your card

Making changes to your card is quick, safe and easy when you know how.

Keeping your card safe
Keeping your card safe

Using your card is one of the safest ways to pay, but you should always take precautions.

Ways to pay by card
Ways to pay by card

Using a credit, cheque or debit card gives you various payment options.

Getting started
Using your card

Making changes to your card is quick, safe and easy when you know how.

Keeping your card safe

Using your card is one of the safest ways to pay, but you should always take precautions.

Ways to pay by card

Using a credit, cheque or debit card gives you various payment options.

Register now to benefit from paying with your credit, cheque or debit card

1

Using any qualifying Standard Bank personal Credit, Cheque or Debit card.

2

Rewards points on all your qualifying purchases.

3

Rewards points in four easy ways. Improve your tier and qualify for more points.

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