With the Student Silver account you get reduced banking fees while you study, along with unlimited card swipes, the ability to manage your money 24/7 and a range of value added services.

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Student Visa
Low monthly fee of R21

Low monthly fee of R22.50

Free data monthly

100 MB of free data every month

Discount meal voucher every month

R25 food voucher, R299 gym discount and R150 travel voucher

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 R22.50
  • 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
  • Free monthly:
    • R20 Burger King discount voucher OR
    • R20 McDonalds discount voucher OR
    • R25 Vida e Caffe discount voucher
  • Free Nu Metro movie ticket every month (2D movies)
  • 50 MB of free data per month on MTN, Cell C, Telkom and Vodacom (prepaid or top-ups)
  • R150 discount on a single trip via Eldo coaches or Intercity, on any national published route

How to redeem your benefits

  • To redeem your monthly Value Added Services simply dial *120*3475# and follow the prompts.

Frequently asked questions
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
  • A valid, bar-coded South African ID or valid passport
  • Proof of residence not more than 3 months old (e.g. utility bill or Telkom statement)
  • Proof of registration at a tertiary institution
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Let one of our consultants help you get the best account for your needs.

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