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Student discount card

As an OU Student, you are eligible to purchase an NUS Extra Card from the National Union of Students. The student discount card can save you pounds when you buy from online and high street clothing stores, travel companies, restaurants, bars and much more across the UK.

Buy online from the NUS website

The price is currently £12 for 12 months plus £1 for delivery. For the latest prices, to order a card or to see all the discounts and offers available please visit the NUS website:

Like to travel?

The NUS Extra Card brings you over 200 UK student discounts and as of 1st March 2016 comes with 1 year FREE ISIC un-locking over 42,000 international discounts! Please visit the NUS Extra help/advice section of for any help or email

Research students

For the attention of RESEARCH STUDENTS ONLY: the NUS website has no way to confirm your identity as an OU Student since you are not registered to a specific taught module. If you are a Research student please contact us on for further assistance.

Students living outside the UK

Please note the NUS will not deliver your NUS Extra card to an address outside of the UK. You can use the Students Association’s office as your “home” delivery address and we will forward your card, free of charge, to the address you have registered with the University when it arrives. Please see below for the full Students Association address.

OU Students Association
PO Box 397
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes

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Save money on lots of products through the NUS Extra card.