Student Accounts

Finishing school and starting varsity is a fun and exciting time! The following banks offer student accounts that have much lower fees than normal cheque/current accounts. Please note that you need to be studying at an accredited tertiary institution to qualify for these accounts as well as meet the specific age criteria. The accounts below pay 0% interest to you on your balance. With Wheretobank, we make life simpler by allowing you to compare South Africa's leading banks and specifically the student accounts they offer.

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Account Information

Account Name Absa Student Silver Current Account Nedbank Dezign Student Account FNB Life Start Standard Bank Student Achiever
Fees valid until 31 December 2016 31 December 2016 30 June 2017 31 December 2016
Monthly Fee R21 R18 R23,50 None
Age Criteria 18 - 27 16 – 26 18 – 25 16 – 26

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FNB - Credit Card Fraud on a card i hadn't received yet

I upgraded my credit card and fraud happened on the card that was still with the couriers and they had linked my cheque card to that card as well and transactions were done also from the cheque account. My question was who linked my cheque card to a credit card that i hadn't received yet and i was given lousy excuses, no apology from the bank what so ever. I then decided to closed both my cheque account and credit card and I want nothing to do with the bank anymore. They might have the best self service channels but their contact centre sucks. bad service, consultant drop calls and are very rude. I wonder if tehy listen to their calls or if they have Quality Assurance. But hey i'm happy with the bank i choose after them. They treat me like i'm their only customer.

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