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Study in the UK

Student resources to guide your overseas education

The UK has a number of prestigious universities and schools across the country, so studying here could be an option for you. At HSBC, we aim to provide you peace of mind as you start your journey towards an international education. With our experts placed around the world, we're here to provide you with a personalised banking experience.

Why study abroad with HSBC?

Open an account before you leave your home country

Our dedicated team will assist you with opening an account overseas in your chosen country and we can start the process while you are still at home for a smoother transition. 

Free and instant money transfers with HSBC Global Transfers *

You can manage worldwide HSBC accounts with one single log on and make fee-free real-time transfers whenever you want.

Global Premier status for both parents and children

If you're an HSBC Premier customer, your family can now enjoy the same privileges as you.

Useful resources for international students

We've gathered a number of useful resources for parents, students and graduates to help you prepare for an international education in the UK.


We've made life easier by preparing a checklist to ensure you've considered everything before you leave home.


Being financially savvy couldn't be easier with our tips on how you can make the most of your money whilst you are studying.


Handy articles, tops tips and what to expect for new students studying overseas.

Ready to open an overseas account?

We can tell you the best way for you to apply for an overseas account. Simply select your current location and where you would like to open an account. We'll then walk you through the steps.

Learn more about the overseas account opening process, documents you may need and any fees.

Still have a question?

Chat with one of our advisers.

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