Students based both off of the U.S. and the U.K. are lucky to be able to obtain an Apple student Discount. This offer allows students the best discounts from the Cupertino-tech giant, as well give them a chance to get one cool freebie.
Now is the best time to splurge if you’re looking to save a ton on Apple products. Hardware is discounted and Apple is known to throw in free AirPods, or offer a discounted pair.
Continue reading to know how to get an Apple student and to find out if you’re eligible.
How to Get an Apple Student Discount in the U.S.
It’s pretty easy to claim an Apple student discount in the U.S. The process is not that different from buying a unit from the Apple Store itself. Just go to the Apple Education Store and choose from among the list which product you want to have.
If you click on an Apple product, you will be taken to a new page that lets you check out the item. While Apple doesn’t appear to be checking student IDs as of now, it doesn’t hurt to get your ID ready.
Apple may need to ask for some sort of proof that you’re actually a student, an educator, or a parent of a college student. If you buy from an Apple Store, always bring your credentials with you.
How to Claim Your Apple Student Discount in the U.K
If you’re in the U.K., be prepared for some stringent measures. You can only verify your eligibility through the student discount portal called UNiDAYS, which is open for students and staff and requires you to verify your university student account. You can start the process through the Apple for Education website, or directly via this link.
To do so, you must first create an account using your personal email address, then reveal where you study, how long you plan to stay, and what year you are now in.
You then have the option of verifying your account either through your institution’s own web portal or via email. That must be the academic email address you were given when you registered for your course.
After that, return to the Apple for Education website, link your UNiDays account to validate your eligibility, and start shopping for discounted Apple products.
Who is Eligible for an Apple Student Discount?
Students currently enrolled in college, students who have been admitted but have not yet begun their studies, their parents, and college instructors and employees are all eligible for Apple’s student discount. Teachers in the United States who homeschool their children are also eligible for the discount, and there are no restrictions on what grade they teach.
What Apple Student Discounts Are Available?
As part of its educational pricing strategy, Apple has a number of various discounts and incentives. The most well-known are MacBooks and iPads, but Apple has also dropped the prices of a variety of other items, particularly for college students.
The iPhone, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, for example, are unfortunately not included.
The MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, Mac mini, iPad Air, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil (2nd generation), Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro, and Smart Folio keyboard for iPad Air are all discounted. The amount of a discount you receive will vary depending on the product.
For $199, students can purchase the ‘Pro Apps Bundle for Education,’ which includes Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Motion, Compressor, and MainStage. That’s a savings of $430.
A free set of AirPods and three months of Apple Arcade will be given to everyone who purchases a Mac, iPad Pro, or iPad Air. If standard AirPods aren’t for you, you can get AirPods Pro for $90 (down from $249) or AirPods with a wireless charging case for $40 (down from $199).
Finally, when students purchase AirTags or a 2nd generation Apple Pencil, they will receive a 20% discount on AppleCare+, three free months of Apple Music and Apple TV+, and free engraving.
How to Buy Apple Products for an Educational Institution
Visit the Apple Store for Schools and Universities if you’re looking to purchase Apple products on behalf of a college or university. To access your educational institution’s store, first search for it and then sign in. It’s that simple!
That’s it: your one-stop shop for obtaining and using Apple’s hefty student discounts. If you still can’t figure it out on your own, go to an Apple store and ask for assistance.