Privileges you probably were not aware of as a student

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Do you know that you can enjoy some benefits of being an (international) student? Check these points out to see privileges you could bask on!

Complimentary airport transfer
As a first-timer to the country, most Universities offer a complimentary airport pick up for their international students. This is only applicable to the student and any accompanying adults may be subjected to additional charge.

Microsoft Office downloads
Your University would most probably be a customer of Microsoft Office, which will allow you to download the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business. Your free student Microsoft Office subscription ends upon graduation.

Career and Employment Portal
Most Universities will have a Career and Employment Portal of which only students of that University have access to. You can then to a wide range of industries and you may find part-time employment that fits in between your study hours. You can find work in restaurants, retail outlets and most service industries. The Career Centre would also be a stop to help you look at your resume and help you look for suitable internships.

ISIC card
The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) is the only internationally recognised student ID card. Since its launch in 1968 and at an affordable rate, the ISIC card has pushed millions of students to get the most out of their student life by providing access to a global network of affordable and specialised student services. It is your passport to more than 150,000 discounts and benefits in over 130 countries worldwide!

If you booked your tickets with STA Travel, you would get the ISIC card for free!

Know anything else that are exclusive benefits to students? Do share your thoughts and comments below or contact me for more information!


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