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Time to get with the bank that understands the time to get started is now – no more waiting! You already know what you want to do, and we know how to help you along the way. So, whether you’re a student or young professional, Standard Bank has the banking products tailored to your needs.

Check out the video playlist for interviews with young people who realised that it can be with Standard Bank. We chat to athlete Tamzin Thomas from Mitchell’s Plain about winning your own race despite tough circumstances. Zandi Tisani, a film director, chats about creativity. Well-known model George Pailman has great advice on overcoming butterflies. And photographer Kgomotso Neto inspires us to own our stories. Plus, Standard Bank has some great tips for entrepreneurs.

Why not match your dreams and ambition with a Standard Bank account that can back you from 16 to 24 years old? With the Student Achiever account you’ll get:

  • Top up – buy data or airtime by dialling *130*2345# or using the mobile banking app
  • Free subscription to Varsity Vibe – a student discount app which gives you instant access to exclusive student deals
  • Link your card to the SnapScanor Masterpass apps to pay by phone
  • Unlimited free swipes at till points
  • 10 free electronic debit transactions a month
  • Cash withdrawals up to a value of R1350 at our ATMs
  • 2 free cash deposits at our ATMs
  • Free balance enquiries on your phone
  • 50% off your TravelWallet card activation, loading and reloading
  • Notifications on transactions via MyUpdates
  • Get 250MB or R25 airtime for free every month from Standard Bank Mobile*

What you’ll need

Bring the following documents into a branch to open your account:

  • Your South African ID* (or residence permit if not an SA citizen)
  • Copy of your registration at a recognised institution
  • Proof of residence not older than 3 months
  • If you’re studying part-time, you must earn less than R 3 000 a month

You must be 16 to 24 years old to apply.

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