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    Hi all, I had a confirmation letter from ucas confirming that I have an uncondtional offer. I can now open a student bank account.

    My student finance will most likely come late (long story) and I will be left completely broke at the start of uni (I have some savings from work but these will dry up soon),

    i ideally need a student bank account that will allow me to arrange an interest free overdraft before my student loan comes through. Does anyone know any banks that do this?
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    Almost every bank in the UK offers a student account with a decent overdraft, check here.
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    (Original post by alapa)
    Hi all, I had a confirmation letter from ucas confirming that I have an uncondtional offer. I can now open a student bank account.

    My student finance will most likely come late (long story) and I will be left completely broke at the start of uni (I have some savings from work but these will dry up soon),

    i ideally need a student bank account that will allow me to arrange an interest free overdraft before my student loan comes through. Does anyone know any banks that do this?
    Take out 2 accounts? That way you'll have around £4,000 emergency fund.
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    (Original post by OllieDS)
    Take out 2 accounts? That way you'll have around £4,000 emergency fund.
    Yeah, don't do this, you're simply not allowed. Banks converse with other banks and you can only have one student account.
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    (Original post by Wattsy)
    Yeah, don't do this, you're simply not allowed. Banks converse with other banks and you can only have one student account.
    That isn't true. Only SOME banks don't allow you to have another elsewhere.

    A lot of banks allow multiple Student Accounts.

    In my case I have 2. Was going to get 3 but didn't bother.
 
 
 
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