SOAS University of London

Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP)

NUS Extra Card

What is the NUS Extra Card?

The National Union of Students (NUS) have produced a student card designed for people studying, but who are not members of a traditional Student Union. This card can be used as proof that you are a student and enable you to benefit from a range of student discounts.

What are the benefits?

With the NUS Extra Card you are entitled to a range of discounts with some leading brands, such as and Apple. A list of the discounts and offers is available here.

How much does it cost?

The NUS Extra Card costs £12 for one year.

N.B. The year runs from 5 August to 31 August the following year. The card is not valid for one year from the date of purchase.

Can international students apply for an NUS Extra card?

Yes, international students can still apply for the NUS Extra Card, but you need to use a UK address to register. We are happy for you to use our address for this purpose: 

Distance Learning Administration
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street
London, WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

When the card arrives at our office, we will send it on to you.

While the discounts and offers with NUS Extra Card are generally UK-based, if you join, you can also upgrade your membership with ISIC. The ISIC upgrade turns your NUS Extra Card into an International Student Identity Card, giving you access to over 40,000 discounts worldwide. Find out more at the ISIC website.

How do I apply?

You can apply for the NUS Extra Card online. When asked to enter the institutions name, please type: Centre for Development, Environment and Policy. Then just follow the rest of the instructions.

You can find more information about the card on the NUS Extra website.