Lloyds Bank offers students £100 cash and in-credit interest


Lloyds Bank has launched its new student account offer of £100 cash and credit interest.

Lloyds Bank has entered student banking season with its new offer for university students starting this year – featuring a welcome cash incentive and in-credit interest.

Lloyds Bank student account offer

If you take out a student bank account with Lloyds Bank, you can expect an interest free overdraft, a cash welcome gift, cashback at selected retailers, and – if you manage to remain in the black – 2% AER on your balance.

Here are the details:

  • £100 cash welcome gift, transferred directly into your account
  • Credit interest of 2% AER on balances up to £5,000
  • Interest-free overdraft of up to £1,500
  • Up to 15% cashback at selected retailers

This offer is available until 31st October 2023.

Who can apply?

To qualify for the offer, students must be on a UCAS-accredited undergraduate course of at least 2 years, a full-time post-graduate course, or a 1 year access course leading to a degree.

In order to receive the £100 cash incentive, you’ll need to deposit at least £500 by 31 October 2023.

How does the offer compare?

Lloyds Bank’s generous 2% credit interest offer makes this account stand out from the rest of the pack. It’s 1 of only 2 student accounts that offer interest on balances. However, to earn the interest you’ll obviously need to stay out of your overdraft.

The £100 welcome cash incentive matches the likes of NatWest and HSBC. You can also get 15% cashback at selected retailers through its Everyday Offers programme. Meaning you can benefit from a little extra cash and stock up on uni equipment (and definitely not splurge on nightlife).

If you’re in the market for a student account, make sure to check out all the offers on our best student bank accounts page.

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