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Student Discount at Foyles

Get 10% off for students all year round, online and instore*


Students have always been a big part of what we do at Foyles—ever since William and Gilbert first went into business back in 1903, selling off old textbooks after failing their civil service exams. 

Now we’re giving you 10% student discount online and instore to help you take the edge off your reading list and make the most of this exciting (but expensive) time. That’s 10% off textbooks, core reading material and stationery—but also bestselling fiction, signed copies, children’s books—almost everything, basically.*


Am I eligible? 

To get your 10% off online and instore, you’ll need to be a full- or part-time student studying at a UK institute at higher education or above. That’s anything beyond A-Level or equivalent—so undergraduate, postgraduate, foundation degrees, HNDs, PhDs and so on. 

How do I get my discount? To get 10% off online at just email with your name and course of study. You’ll get your discount code that gives you 10% off nearly everything* when you use it at checkout. 

To get 10% off instore at any of our shops, just show your valid in-date student card at the point of purchase. No forms, no sign-up, no second card: just show your existing student card and we’ll give you 10% off.* 

We also run concession tickets for some of our events—just select the Student ticket option when you’re booking and be sure to bring your valid, in-date student card with you on the day. 

If you’ve any outstanding questions about student discount or your orders, visit our Contact Us page to get in touch. And if you want to save even more, sign up to our Foyalty card to get 3 points back for every £1 spent—you can use it to save even more as a student, and keep on using it after you’ve finished studying!


*Unfortunately student discount is not applicable against certain items, including but not limited to already-discounted products, gift cards, book tokens, postage, theatre tickets, A Year of Books, The Animator’s Survival Kit and Hobonichi. We reserve the right to alter products included or excluded from the scheme, and to add to or amend these terms and conditions. For instore student discount a valid in-date student card (or other evidence of current student status) from an eligible course of study must be presented at point of purchase. For student discount on instore events, please select the Student ticket option and bring a valid in-date student card with you to the event. Only those events with a Student ticket option listed are eligible for concession.

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