The Dealhack Canadian Student Discounts List is the result of our quarterly survey of brands that offer student discounts. Every 3 months, our team independently verifies each and every discount on this list. We also add more brands to the list regularly when we come across them.
The list currently includes 89 brands conveniently broken down into 9 categories. You can also save or print the list to use as a handy reference.
Student Savings Cards in Canada
ISIC Canada Card: The ISIC Canada Card costs $20 which comes one full year of validity. It offers students discounts on planes, trains, and laptops as well as over 40,000 discounts worldwide. Where indicated, the deals below require an ISIC or Student Savings Card to be redeemed (source).
SPC Savings Card: The SPC Savings Card costs $10 and offers 10-15% discount at over 100 participating locations. Where indicated, the deals below require an ISIC or Student Savings Card to be redeemed (source).
Retail Discounts for Canadian Students
1850: 1850 offers 10% off regular and sale price items to customers with a valid SPC card (source).
Aerie: Aerie offers 10% off regular and sale price items to customers with a valid SPC card (source).
American Eagle Outfitters: American Eagle Outfitters offers 10% off regular and sale price items to students with a valid SPC card (source).
Bath and Body Works: Bath and Body Works offers 10% off your entire purchase (except for sale items and markdowns of 50% or more) to customers with a valid SPC card (source).
Bluenotes: Bluenotes offers 10% off in-store and online items to students with a valid SPC card (source).
Call It Spring: Call It Spring offers 10% off regular and sale price in-store items to customers with a valid SPC card. For online orders, simply type “SPC” plus your 16-digit card number as promotion code (source).
Gap Factory: Gap Factory offers 10% off in-store items excluding clearance to customers with a valid SPC card (source).
Levi’s: Levi’s offers 15% off in-store purchases to all students with a valid SPC card. Promotion is available in select locations only (source).
Payless: Payless offers 10% off regular and sale price items to customers with a valid SPC card (source).
Softmoc: Get 10% off any Softmoc purchase with a valid ISIC card (source).
TopShop: TopShop offers 10% off online purchases to students with a Student Beans or Unidays code (source).
Urban Outfitters: Urban Outfitters offers a 10% student discount through Unidays (source).
WLKN: WLKN offers 10% off any regular price item in-store to customers with a valid SPC card (source).
Travel Discounts for Canadian Students
Booking.com: Receive up to 50% off online bookings at Booking.com with a valid SPC card (source).
GO Transit: GO Transit offers a reloadable PRESTO card that enables students to save 18% off their first 30 rides, 95% the next 10 rides, and 100% off for the succeeding rides (source).
Greyhound: Greyhound offers up to 45% off fares between select university campuses, 10% off adult fares with a valid student ID and proof of enrollment, and 25% off adult fare with an ISIC card (source).
Choice Hotels Canada: Choice Hotels Canada offers up to 15% off room rates to students with a valid ISIC card. Simply enter your ISIC serial number and a discount voucher will be sent to you through email (source).
Motel 6: Motel 6 offers 5% off bookings with a valid SPC card (source).
StateFarm: State Farm offers students access to the cheapest auto insurance (source).
Easy Ensure: Easy Ensure offers hundreds of dollars of savings on auto insurance to SPC members (source).
VIA Rail: Via Rail offers discounted train rates for students and youth (source).
Zipcar: Zipcar offers a number of benefits to university students (source).
Technology Discounts for Canadian Students
Apple: Apple is giving away free wireless Beats headphones for every computer, tablet or smartphone purchase. Student pricing is also available on Apple computers, select software, and third-party products. Valid student ID is required. (source).
Adobe: Adobe offers 60% off Creative Cloud and more discounts on select software (source).
Canon: Canon Canada offers 20% off repair parts and labour on eligible products through their Student CPS Program. Other pricing discounts and membership-exclusive promotions are also offered (source).
Henry’s: Henry’s offers 15% savings on Cameron filters, tripods, bags, flashes, video supports and rigs, lighting equipment, and accessories, as well as 10% savings on Aputure LEDS, monitors and mics (source).
Microsoft: Microsoft offers savings of up to $194 on a Surface Pro 3 or 10% savings on software. Discount pricing is also offered on software such as Microsoft Office 365 subscription and Windows 10 from select schools (source).
Prezi: Prezi offers web-based presentation software with education subscription plans for students at a discounted rate (source).
Restaurant, Bar & Food Discounts for Canadian Students
Applebee’s: Applebee’s offers 15% off any food purchase with a valid SPC card (source).
Arby’s: Arby’s offers a 10% discount on meals with a valid student ID (source).
Buffalo Wild Wings: Buffalo Wild Wings offers a 10% discount on meals at many locations across Canada. Be sure to ask your server if the deal is available at your location (source).
Bulk Barn: Bulk Barn offers a 10% discount on Wednesdays with a valid student ID (source).
Burger King: Burger King offers a 10% discount on meals with a valid student ID (source).
Coffee Culture: Coffee Culture offers 10% off regular price food items with a valid SPC card (source).
Dairy Queen: Dairy Queen offers a 10% discount on all purchases (source).
David’s Tea: David’s Tea offer 10% off regular and sale price items with a valid SPC card (source).
Dominos: Dominos offers 50% off any order with promo code “UNI” (source).
Hard Rock Café: Hard Rock Café offers 10% off all purchases with a valid ISIC card (source).
KFC: KFC offers 10% off any KFC Big Box Meal with a valid SPC card (source).
Metro: Metro offers 10-15% off groceries on student discount days at participating locations (source).
Pizza Hut: Pizza Hut offers 10% off regular price items with a valid SPC card (source).
Spring Rolls: Spring Rolls offers 10% off all meals with a valid student ID (source).
Subway: Subway offers 10% off meals with a valid student ID (source).
Zehrs: Zehrs offers a 10% discount on groceries with a valid student ID every Tuesday (source).
Cell Phone & Internet Discounts for Canadian Students
Bell: Bell offers student savings on internet service starting at $49.95 per month on an eight-month term as well as promotions on cell phones (source).
Fido: Fido offers student savings in internet service starting at $45 per month with one month of free service (source).
Rogers: Rogers offers student savings in internet service starting at $55 per month on a 12-month term (source).
Shaw: Shaw offers student savings in internet service for $35 per month for eight months (source).
Telus: Telus offers student savings in internet service starting at $33 per month on a 12-month term with a free $50 prepaid Visa card (source).
Entertainment Discounts for Canadian Students
Apple Music: Apple Music offers a reduced rate of $4.99 (regular price is $9.99 per month) for up to four years (source).
Art Gallery of Alberta: The AGA offers free admission to post-secondary students and youth 17 and under (source).
Art Gallery of Ontario: The AGO offers a student membership with unlimited admission for $45. Also, general admission is $11 for students with a valid student ID. Students can get in for free on Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m. (source).
Canadian Opera Company: The Canadian Opera Company offers $22 tickets to anyone under the age of 30 years old (source).
National Ballet of Canada: The National Ballet of Canada offers discounts on day-of performances for people between 16-29 years of age when signing up for their youth pricing program (source).
Ontario Science Centre: The Ontario Science Centre offers $16 entry with a valid student ID (source).
Rainbow Cinemas: Rainbow Cinemas offers reduced ticket prices at select theatres (source).
Ripley’s Aquarium: Ripley’s Aquarium offers admission for $24.20 with a valid student ID (source).
Royal Ontario Museum: The ROM offers admission for $14.50 on any day of the week and free admission with a valid student ID on Tuesdays (source).
Spotify: Spotify offers a reduced rate of $4.99 (regular price is $9.99 per month) for Spotify Premium for up to one year (source).
TIFF Bell Lightbox: TIFF Bell Lightbox offers movies for $10.50 per ticket year-round when you show your valid student ID (source).
Newspaper Discounts for Canadian Students
The Globe and Mail: The Globe and Mail offers reduced subscription rates for newspaper and Globe Unlimited. To be eligible, one must become a Yconic member (source).
The New York Times: Students can get 50% off The New York Times regular subscription rate plus discounted rates on basic digital access (source).
Health & Fitness Discounts for Canadian Students
GoodLife Fitness: GoodLife Fitness offers discounted and short-term memberships for students, including four-month memberships (source).
YMCA: YMCA offers savings on memberships for students (source).
Amazon Student: Amazon Student offers 50% off Amazon’s Prime service, as well as eligibility for sweepstakes and contests (source).
BMO: BMO offers students banking for free with a valid SPC card (source).
General Motors: General Motors offers a bonus discounted price on a Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac, or GMC vehicle (source).
Student discounts often require verification. This can be done by presenting your valid identification card or signing up online using your school email. If not eligible for these discounts, feel free to share the list with every student you know who can benefit from this. If you know about any discounts that we missed, please share with everyone in the comments section below!