Amazon launches Prime Student in the UK with one-day delivery, Prime Video and more

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University students and anyone in higher education in the UK can now take advantage of Amazon's Prime Student. The monthly plan costs just £3.99 -- half the regular price of Prime -- and it includes unlimited one-day deliveries, access to Prime Video, Prime Music and much more.

Anyone eligible for the program can take advantage of a six-month free trial to see if it's something that works for them. In addition to numerous Amazon services, Prime Student also gives subscribers money off textbooks, stationery and university essentials.

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Prime Student has been available in the US for a number of years now, and the expansion to the UK shows that it's clearly a program that has worked well for Amazon in addition to its subscribers. The six-month free trial is provided "courtesy of Braun" and for anyone looking to save even more money, it's possible to sign up for a year for £39 rather than the £47.88 it would cost to pay out £3.99 each month.

Amazon highlights some of what's included with Prime Student:

  • Unlimited One-Day Delivery on millions of eligible items including Same-Day delivery in selected post-codes
  • Unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV shows with Prime Video
  • Access to more than two million songs and hundreds of ad-free Prime Playlists and Prime Stations with Prime Music
  • Exclusive student offers including discounts on selected textbooks, electronics including Amazon Echo, AmazonBasics homewares and essentials, fashion and much more
  • Secure unlimited photo storage with Prime Photos where cherished memories are safe in Amazon Drive and accessible wherever you are
  • 30-minute early access to Lightning Deals on before other customers
  • Unlimited reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics, Kindle Singles and more with Prime Reading
  • Discounted subscription to Twitch Prime, including exclusive gaming benefits for Prime Student members
  • Access to Cloud storage, for storing essays and keeping track of course materials

To sign up, you'll need a university email address (although other proof of being a student is also accepted), and more details can be found at

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