Student Account

Drive your dollars further

  • $0 ATM fees at over 4,000 Bankwest and CommBank ATMs, Australia’s largest bank ATM network#
  • No monthly account maintenance fees
  • Shop online with your Debit MasterCard®*
Student Account

Chance to win one of two Samsung Galaxy S7 edge1 devices. T&Cs apply.

Open a Student Account with a Debit MasterCard®** on or before 17 May 2017 or simply upgrade your debit card to a Debit MasterCard if you already have a Student Account, and make a minimum of 4 contactless transaction on your Debit MasterCard during the promotional period.

Competition is open to full time students, apprentices or trainees who are 16 years old or above and only to residents of NSW, VIC, WA, SA or QLD. T&Cs apply.


Easy access to your money

  • Unlimited domestic electronic withdrawals**
  • Access to Debit MasterCard to shop securely online, over the phone or overseas with your own money
  • 24/7 access to your money via phone, online banking or our highly rated app

From 13 February 2017 , new accounts opened will receive eStatements via Bankwest Online Banking – a quick, secure and easy way of receiving your statements. Customers who opt to receive a paper statement from this date may be charged. Existing accounts will be progressively switched to eStatements from this date. Exemptions apply.

How do I get one?

If you are less than 15 years old, visit a Bankwest store, just make sure you bring sufficient identification. Check out this list of identification requirements.

If you are 15 years old and over, you can start your application online today.

For existing online banking customers only

1 Bankwest Student Competition: This competition commences at 12am WST on 1 February 2017 and closes at 11.59pm WST on 31 May 2017. Accounts must be opened by 17 May and transactions completed by 31 May. The promoter of the competition is Bankwest, authorised under NSW Permit LTPS/17/10723. The competition is only open to residents of NSW, VIC, WA, SA or QLD. There are two Samsung Galaxy S7 edge devices to be won valued at $1,249. Winners will be drawn on 19 June at 12pm WST (“Draw Date”) and winners details will be announced online at on 30 June 2017. See full terms and conditions.

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# Based on data sourced from 2015 ADI Points of Presence publication released by APRA (which includes Bankwest & CommBank ATMs) and inclusion of Bankwest branded ATMs at 7-Eleven Stores.

* Debit MasterCard is only available to Australian Citizens, Temporary or Permanent Residents aged 16 years or over with an Australian residential address.

** Fees and charges including other bank ATM fees, overseas ATM access fees and foreign transaction fees may apply.

Important things you should know:
The Bankwest Student Account is for full time secondary, tertiary and TAFE students, apprentices and trainees. Joint accounts are not available on the Student Account. The Bankwest Student Edge Debit Card and Debit MasterCards are only available in conjunction with the Bankwest Student Account.

MasterCard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated.

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