Kaela Johnson and Amanda Naccarato | Life
As a post-secondary student, we spend thousands of dollars for tuition, textbooks and attempting to have a social life from time to time.
Luckily, you don’t need a whole lot of money to enjoy our guide to the best student discounts across Canada! What you do need is a valid student ID!
Discounts subject to change.
Art Gallery of Ontario
With over 90,000 works with art from Africa and Europe, and work from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is the place to be! The AGO also has special exhibitions such as the popular Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, running until May 27. Check out our review of the exhibit.
General admission is $19.50, but students with valid ID pay $11!
On a tight budget? The AGO is free on Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
You save: $8.50
Address: 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ont.
More information: AGO Website
Bata Shoe Museum
With more than a thousand shoes from ancient China and Egypt, and celebrity shoes, the Bata Shoe Museum is a sneaker-head’s paradise.
General admission is $14 but students pay $8!
You save: $6
Address: 327 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ont.
More information: Bata Shoe Museum Website
Ontario Science Centre
Remember the days when your school went on a field trip to the Ontario Science Centre? Yes? No? The Centre offers hundreds of interactive exhibits of nature, human anatomy, technology and more!
A regular adult ticket is $22 but with your student ID, the ticket is $16!
You save: $6
Address: 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Ont.
More information: Ontario Science Centre
Get some exercise and have a great time doing at SkyZone Trampoline Park! There are fun programs such as Ultimate Dodgeball, Freestyle Jump, SkySlam and Foam Zone with locations all over Canada!
College and university students get 15% off any jump at any time with valid student ID!
More information: SkyZone website
Located in the heart of Toronto, the Ripley’s Aquarium has something for everyone! It’s an amazing place to go with your family, a group of friends or for date nights!
There are many fun programs such as Dive Shows, Sleep with the Sharks, Morning Yoga and Photography classes!
A regular ticket ranges from $30 to $35, but students get 25% off.
You save: $7.50 to $8.75
Address: 288 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, Ont.
More information: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Royal Ontario Museum
One of the largest museums in North America, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) houses over 30 galleries of art, culture and nature pieces from various countries.
General admission is $20 but with your student ID, the ticket is $16.50 and on Tuesdays, admission is free!
You save: $3.50
Address: 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ont.
More information: ROM Website
At participating Arby’s restaurants, students with valid student ID receive 10% off their entire meals.
More information: Arby’s Website
Every Wednesday both seniors and students receive a 10% discount on in-store purchases. Students simply must provide valid student ID to receive the discount.
More information: Bulk Barn Website
Certain Dairy Queen locations offer discounts to students as well as affordable Student Meal Deals.
More information: Dairy Queen Website
Hello Fresh is a company that delivers fresh produce right to your doorstep. Originating in British Columbia, Hello Fresh quickly gained momentum and expanded all over Canada. They recently partnered with UNiDAYS, a completely free savings site to give students a 20% discount off a month of meals.
More information: Hello Fresh Website
With two locations in Ontario: one in Toronto and one in Hamilton, students receive 10% of their meals with valid student ID when dining in.
More information: Spring Sushi Website
St. Louis Bar & Grill
With a student ID, students receive $5 off any hot food menu item and 20% off regular food items. This offer is only valid at their Bloor Street location.
More information: Welcome Student Pages Website
The Adidas Student Discount Program allows university and college students to take 30% off their full-priced purchases and 15% off sale merchandise. This sale is only valid for online purchases.
More information: Adidas Website
Students receive 50% off Amazon’s Prime service: unlimited one or two-day shipping.
By registering with UNiDAYS, a free site that specializes in bringing big savings to verified students in university and college, students receive 15% off online full-priced purchases.
More information: American Apparel Website
With a UNiDAYS registration, students save 10% when shopping online on full-priced merchandise.
More information: UNiDAYS Website
Style With Class is an offer dedicated specifically to students. With a valid student ID, students receive a 15% discount off full-priced purchases in-store only.
More information: Banana Republic Website
Receive 15% off full-priced and sale merchandise with valid student ID. For online purchases, students simply submit a valid school email to receive a 15% discount.
More information: Club Monaco Website
Students who register with Student Beans, a free student loyalty network dedicated to providing savings to students, receive a 15% discount on purchases made both online and in-store at their Yorkdale location.
More information: Student Beans Website
This teacher and college student discount allows a 15% discount on purchases in store with valid student ID.
More information: J Crew Website
By registering with UNiDAYS to verify their student status, students receive a 15% discount on all online purchases.
More information: Kate Spade Website
Students can verify their student status by registering with Student Beans to receive 15% off qualifying online purchases.
More information: Lasenza Website
Showing student ID in-store or verifying their student status with Student Beans, students receive 10% off their purchases both in-store and online.
More information: Topshop Website
Technology and Music
Adobe Creative Cloud
The regular price for all apps in the Creative Cloud is $52.99 USD a month, but students can save more than 60% and pay $19.99 USD per month, which includes Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and more!
You save: $33
More information: Adobe Website
Students, teachers and parents can save on MacBooks, desktops and iPads. From July to September, students can also get free wireless Beats headphones with the purchase of an eligible computer.
More information: Apple Website
Apple Music and Spotify
Get Apple Music and Spotify for half off and pay only $4.99.
You save: $5
Students are eligible for 10% off on select Surface devices and accessories and Mixed Reality accessories.
Most post-secondary institutes offer the newest Microsoft Office for free, which includes PowerPoint, Word and Excel!
Microsoft Office for Guelph-Humber students.
SPC Savings Card
For $10 you can buy a Student Price Card (SPC) to save at places such as Forever21, KFC, American Eagle Outfitters, Big Smoke Burger and many more!
But, if you want to put that $10 towards a 10 piece nugget combo, we’re not judging.
More information: SPC Card Website
Another free website where students can register can tap into savings at LaSenza and Hunter Shoes.
More information: Student Beans Website
UNiDays a free website where students can register to save big bucks at ASOS, American Apparel, Puma, Missguided, Microsoft and more!
More information: UNiDAYS website
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