Do you offer a student discount?

Periodically throughout the year, we will be giving 20% student discount online at and and in stores in the UK (including Northern Ireland) and the Republic of Ireland, in conjunction with Student Beans. This will be promoted across our online channels and in all participating stores. Please note the following:


  • The student discount is only on selected dates for customers who have a valid NUS extra card (NUS discount limited to UK customers only) or have signed up through Student Beans.
  • The discount is 20% off full-priced items, excluding delivery. Normal delivery fees will apply.
  • Student discount should be redeemed by entering the unique code generated by Student Beans into the regular discount box in the online shopping bag or by entering the unique 18-digit student number on the front of valid NUS extra cards into the student discount box in the online shopping bag.
  • Customers should enter their delivery address and select delivery type before the discount can be applied.
  • The online student discount is only available on and It is unfortunately not available on the iPad or iPhone apps at this time. You can however redeem the discount on orders placed via the mobile browsers on these devices.

In store

  • Student discount is only available on selected dates in River Island stores in the UK, Northern and Republic of Ireland (excluding Selfridges & Voisins) to customers who have signed up through Student Beans or who can present a valid student ID card with a photo to claim the discount.
  • Students must present the River Island 20% off voucher from Student Beans on their phone at the cash desk to redeem their discount or present a valid student ID card with a photo to claim the discount. Vouchers can only be used once.
  • Local opening times apply. See your nearest store for details.


  • Normal rules apply for returns and exchanges. Any refunds will be given at the discounted price.
  • Student discount cannot be used to purchase gift cards, promotional items, discounted/sale items or non-River Island branded items.
  • Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion (including the ROI Student Trial Offer).