The #1 Student Loyalty Network

We are an experienced and talented team of 150 creative people based in offices around the world; London, Manchester, New York and Melbourne. We live and breathe student marketing.

As the world’s leading student loyalty network, we connect brands with the new generation of consumers to empower them to thrive.

Our business

Whether you’re a brand, publisher, affiliate or agency, we’ve got a partnership opportunity for you!

Brand Solutions

We verify student status in more than 100 countries. Connecting over 163 million verified students with 1,000 brands around the world.

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Publisher Solutions

Our network is a gateway for publishers to access exclusive offers to gain a new revenue stream and grow engagement.

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Youth Marketing Strategy

We are the team behind the world’s largest youth marketing festival, YMS. Visiting LDN, NYC, SFO, BLN and YMS Online.

1000+
Happy Brands
120+
Happy Publishers
15+
Years Of Experience
30M
Student Transactions

The story of Student Beans

Student Beans was founded in 2005 in Birmingham, UK, by James and Michael Eder, named after the British student staple: baked beans. As young university graduates themselves, the brothers saw a gap in the market for a digital student loyalty platform that would give students exclusive discounts on the brands they love, and connect retailers to this key consumer demographic.

Quickly becoming a part of everyday student life, Student Beans revolutionised the concept of the student ID for the digital age. We launched our award-winning verification technology, enabling brands to ensure their student discounts are only available to verified students. Today, we partner with thousands of the world’s biggest brands across fashion, technology, food, entertainment and more, and power a global network of students in over 160 countries.

Our Culture

Our shared goal is to offer the very best service for our users and partners, and have fun while doing it.  We’re very proud of our unique company culture, which is friendly, flexible and dynamic. We live and work by a set of values that are represented by the acronym SHARP:

In the last 12 months, we helped brands by generating…

32 million

NEW STUDENT USERS

1 million

STUDENTS TO RECEIVE BRAND COMMUNICATIONS

3.6M
Transactions from verified students
$1.5B
Student sales

While helping students to save on…

72,856

MOBILE PHONES

539,214

PAIRS OF SHOES

1,078,320

PIZZAS

(oh, and 34 wedding rings)