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    Hi, I'm 18 years old and up to this point I've never had a bank account - any of my money up until now has been put away in my mum's account.
    Now I need to start thinking of applying for a student loan, and need a bank account.
    Obviously once I start university I can get a student account but until then i'm not eligible for a student account.
    When I do, I'd like to open a student account with Santander. So I thought it made sense to open a child account, which is for 11 to 18 year olds, which can then be transferred to a student account when I start uni.
    Only problem is, on attempting to apply online, it says I have to be aged 11 to 17 to apply, so I don't really know what to do. Any advice would be much appreciated.
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    If this was me, I'd go in and talk to someone. They can talk you through what they have. But they can't tell you which one to go for.
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