Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Student discounts: take advantage of deals available to those in school

Posted on October 03, 2018 in News
By USM Free Press

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer

As college students, we can always use that extra money for gas, new clothes and a bite to eat. With the help of all the discounts that are offered to college students online and from other businesses, that is made possible.

The website UNIDAYS  provides college students with access to exclusive discounts on a variety of leading brands. The sign up, is free and comes with ease; with entering a student email, college students have the ability to receive an abundance of student discounts. UNiDAYS has a little something for everyone, providing discounts for fashion, health and fitness, beauty, lifestyle, food and tech.

Under tech, students can find discounts and/or exclusive offers for laptops and tablets from brands such as Apple, Alienware, Microsoft, Dell, Logitech and Samsung. Students can also find discounts for TVs and audio accessories, featuring some of those same large scale brands and more, like GoPro.

Under the lifestyle section students can find discounts to a wide variety of stores such as Bed Bath & Beyond to Moleskin Stationery. Additionally, students can also find discounted rates on traveling as well as discounted access to the Wall Street Journal.

Beauty gives discounts on big makeup brands like Mac and Too Faced and the food section has special offers on a variety of different companies. Health and fitness includes deals on health subscriptions, eyecare, and activewear from famous brands like Adidas, Puma, and Under Armor. You can get 50% off a monthly or yearly subscription to Aaptiv an app for guided workouts, structured programs, and other classes for fitness.

The fashion deals through UNiDAYS have discounts from popular brands like American Eagle, Urban Outfitters, Calvin Klein, UGG, Pacsun, H&M, Hollister and PINK. One of the most notable discounts is a 55% off of Nasty Gal.

Need a new laptop or tablet and don’t want to pay full price? Apple has special educational pricing on a selection of products and other special deals. To access these all you have to do is verify that you are a student through their website. One example of the type of deals Apple has offered is a free set of beats when ordering a mac.

As a student you can receive Amazon Prime free for six months using your school email and then at the end of those six months you can purchase amazon prime yearly for only $49 dollars a month instead of $99. Now who doesn’t love free two-day shipping?

Music and online streaming, two of a college student’s favorite things. Through Spotify you can bundle Spotify, Hulu and a new addition, SHOWTIME for five dollars a month. Just sign up and verify that you are a student through the Spotify Premium for students link here.

With winter fast approaching, you snow lovers can get discounts at Sunday River Resort such as special college student ski passes, discounted lift tickets, and discounted lodging. Link here.

After a hard day of classes sometimes you just want buy a pizza and relax with your friends and you can have that and a 10 percent discount at Gorham House of Pizza if you show a valid USM Student ID.

Want to catch a play? Well, you can do that and save money at The Portland Stage, where they provide students with 15 dollars off a ticket purchase on day of show and in advance. A valid school ID for higher education students must be presented at time of pickup.

Craving pancakes? French toast? A bagel? If you’re a USM student Mister Bagel in Gorham is the perfect place for you to fill those cravings and save some cash with 10 percent off your purchase, as long as you show our student ID.

Students can fight off the monday blues by going to Easy Days South Portland for their college night with $2 bowling games from 8 to close and $2 shoes. Not only that, but get 20 percent off your purchase (excluding alcohol) all day. They will also have $1 beer specials with game heads or tails for their domestic drafts.

Leave a Reply

Please fill the required box or you can’t comment at all. Please use kind words. Your e-mail address will not be published.

Gravatar is supported.

You can use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>