We know you love a good deal. Who doesn’t?

But did you know there are some places that actually give you discounts because you’re a student? That’s right! Some restaurants, stores, and other businesses know you’re working hard to pass those classes, so they reward you with a little extra spending money in your pocket by giving discounts on their goods and services when you show your student ID.

Nothing’s better than a sale, except a sale that never ends!

Here are 37 Canadian places that give out awesome discounts to students:


Perfect for those late-night study sessions or to grab between classes, these 7 restaurant chains offer great discounts for students:

Subway: Get 10% off your total bill at participating Subway locations.

Chipotle: Receive a free drink with a food purchase.

Burger King: Take 10% off your purchase when you show your student ID.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Get 10% off your wings for showing your ID.

Dairy Queen: Get 10% off your purchase for showing your student ID.

Qdoba: Trade in that wrinkled $5 for a burrito with student burrito deals at Qdoba.

McDonald’s: That Value Meal is an even better deal with 10% off with a valid student ID.

Clothing & General Merchandise

Look great all year long with reduced-price merchandise from your favorite retailers, including:

Roots: Get 20% off regular-priced items, or 10% off sale items at everyone’s favorite retailer.

Eddie Bauer: Show your ID for 15% off all full-price merchandise.

TOMS Shoes: Students get free shipping, and they still donate that free pair of shoes to someone in need!

Levi’s: Get 15% off in-store and register to receive the same 15% off for online purchases.

H&M: Receive 15% off in-store purchase with your ID.

J.Crew: Your student ID will get you 15% off regular-priced merchandise.

Banana Republic: Get 15% off full-price items in stores.

Topshop: Take 10% off in-store or online on your purchase.

Technology & Electronics

Never miss an assignment, or a call from that internship you’ve been vying for, with these 5 great deals on technology every student needs.

Apple: Get great deals on all sorts of Apple products, including up to $200 off a new Mac. This pricing even applies to students who have been accepted to college but don’t have an ID yet!

Shaw: Stay connected and on budget with Shaw. Students get internet for just $40 per month for eight months.

HP: The HP Academy offers exclusive technology discounts to students on laptops, printers, monitors, and more, as well as free shipping.

Best Buy: The Students Savings program provides deals on laptops, tablets, desktops and small appliances.

Norton: What good is all that discount technology if it gets a virus? Protect your PC or Mac with up to 50% off Norton’s protection software.

Microsoft: Take 10% off products in the Microsoft Store and get extra freebies like downloads of Office 365.


Your student ID can also get you great discounts on services you use every day:

Amazon: Amazon offers free two-day shipping for six months, discounted Prime memberships, and more with a valid student ID. Make sure those school books, supplies, and late-night snacks can get to you quicker!

Spotify Premium: Save up to 50% off a Spotify account. Now your study music won’t get interrupted by ads or limits!

FedEx Office: Get 30% off document printing and 20% off shipping when you visit FedEx Office locations with your ID.

Jiffy Lube: Get either $10 or 10% off on oil changes and more so you can make it home for winter break without a breakdown!

24-Hour Fitness: Work out all that stress with special pricing (varies by location) when you sign up with your student ID.

Moo.com: Make a good impression with business cards, letterhead, and more and get 20% off your order.


Get where you need to go – and where you want to be – for less with these great student travel deals:

GO Transit: Get up a student PRESTO card and add on Student Fares for up to 17% off regular fares.

StudentUniverse: Find great deals on fares on Air Canada flights by visiting the StudentUniverse website.

VIA Rail: Travel across Canada with an Unlimited Semester Pass for $499.

Greyhound: Save 10% on fare with a valid student ID, or save 25% if you have an International Student ID Card.


Visit museums, see movies, even buy a car for less with these discounts:

Art Gallery of Toronto: Students in Toronto are eligible for membership to the Art Gallery of Toronto for just $45, which means unlimited admission year-round. Even if you aren’t a member, get in for $11 on weekdays with a student ID, or go after 3 p.m. on Tuesdays for free admission.

Cineplex: See the latest movies for only $8 on Thursdays with your student ID.

Ontario Science Centre: Get into the Ontario Science Centre for just $16.

TIFF Bell Lightbox: Get year-round movie tickets for just $10.50 each.

Royal Ontario Museum: General admission tickets are just $14.50 with valid ID, or take a break from studying and visit the museum on Tuesdays for free.

General Motors: Students get special discounts on GM models, including Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac.

You work hard every day to balance classes, family, work, and everything else in your life. Why not reward yourself with a little treat now and then, thanks to these 37 great discounts for students? You’ll be glad you did!

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