If you are 18 or over and live in London during term time, you can save 30% on Transport for London travel with the 18+ Oyster Card.
The 18+ Student Oyster card costs £20 (please note this will not be refunded if your application is rejected).
To apply, you must meet all the following criteria set by Transport for London:
Not all part-time students are eligible. Please read the eligibility criteria and contact your Student Services Hub if you have questions about your eligibility.
If you are a full-time student, registered on a course of at least 14 weeks duration, you can apply online. Follow the instructions and from the selection of available establishments, select:
To make the application you will need:
You can only apply online. If you have any other questions, please contact your Student Services Hub.
Your application details will be checked by your Student Services Hub and, if you are eligible, authorised accordingly.
If you are not eligible, your application will be rejected and you will be contacted by TFL. The application fee is non-refundable. Please note that if the term-time address you have given the University is not in London, your application will be rejected.
TFL will send your Oyster Card directly to you, by post, usually within five days.
If you need any further help and advice, please contact or visit the Student Services Hub who will be happy to assist you.