With the Student Silver account you get unlimited card swipes, the ability to manage your money 24/7 and a range of great benefits.

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Student Visa

Low monthly fee of R24.21

Free data monthly

100 MB of free data every month

Discount meal voucher every month

Food voucher, R150 travel voucher and up to 30% gym membership discount

Free movie tickets every month

Finance your tuition fees, textbooks and more with a student loan

What you can expect

To open a Student account you will need
Better everyday banking
  • Low monthly fee of R24.21
  • Free Absa Online, mobile and telephone banking
  • Free NotifyMe SMS and email notifications
  • Free mailed or eStatements
  • Free electronic payments including debit and stop orders
  • Free card swipes and cash withdrawals
  • Free Absa ATM balance enquires and mini-statements
  • Free Absa ATM cash deposits and withdrawals
  • Free internal electronic fund transfers
  • Free CashSend withdrawals at Absa ATMs
  • 24/7 access to the largest ATM network in South Africa
Account features
Lifestyle benefits
  • Food voucher to be redeemed at McDonalds, Debonairs, Steers or Nando's
  • R150 travel voucher
  • Up to 30% discount on a membership at selected gyms
  • 100 MB of free data every month

How to qualify for your monthly benefits

  • Complete at least 5 debit or credit banking transactions per month of which at least two must be prepaid transactions.

How to redeem your benefits

Terms and conditions

Get these value added services monthly
What you need to open your account
  • To be 18-27 years old
  • Must be a full-time student studying towards an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, or qualification of one year or more
  • Proof of registration at a tertiary institution
  • A valid, bar-coded South African ID or passport
  • Proof of residence not more than 3 months old (e.g. proof of registration at a tertiary institution on their letterhead indicating your name & surname, an address and signature of a mandated official or a utility bill or cell phone statement)
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