As a student studying in the UK, you may be eligible to open a UK bank account. You have absolute choice over which bank you choose. However, some banks will only accept students who are planning to go to university and studying a pre-university course at WE Bridge Academy. Being able to open a bank account may depend on:

  • Your age
  • The type of course you are studying
  • The length of your course

You must ensure you have:

  • A permanent address in your home country and can provide a 3-year address history
  • A confirmed UK address to live at for the duration of your studies
  • Your student ID card and a letter from WE Bridge Academy
  • Proof of UK address
  • Your passport, visa and travel documents