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Studying in the UK

Make the most of studying in your new home with our range of international services

Supporting your international education

Studying abroad is an exciting time, and there's a lot to think about. If you've just arrived in the UK or are about to, an HSBC UK account can help you manage your money while you focus on studying. And we can help you open an account back in your home country if you haven't already, so you can get more from our international services.

  • Bank the way you want

    With an HSBC current account, you can manage your money 24/7, set up bill payments, and make transfers easily.

  • Send money to friends and family

    Easily send and receive money to over 150 destinations outside the UK online, in a branch or over the phone.

  • Enjoy HSBC benefits worldwide

    As an HSBC Premier or Advance customer with an account in the UK and back home, you can manage and move money between your accounts from one place online.

  • Your very own debit card

    Make contactless payments, pay online and withdraw cash from ATMs throughout the UK.1

Making the most of studying in the UK


Learn about the ways you can fund an education overseas and how best to manage your money across borders.


Find out the top things to consider when managing your money once you arrive in your new country.


Get an overview of some of the things to think about before you arrive in the UK, to help make the move smoother.

Get started

Manage your money 24/7, set up bill payments and get your very own debit card with an HSBC Bank Account for International Students. Eligibility criteria apply.

Compare all our accounts that could suit your needs while you're in the UK.

Need an account back home?

See how we can help you open an account outside the UK and make the most of our international services once you've arrived.

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Explore our resources to support you as you start your new life in the UK.


Discover the things you need to know before receiving a payment.

The small print

  1. Some cash machine owners in the UK may charge you for withdrawals. This will be shown on screen with an option to cancel the withdrawal if you want.
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