Student Account

An account just for students and apprentices. No monthly maintenance fees. No monthly minimum deposit.

Benefits

No monthly maintenance fees

And no ATM fees at Bankwest or CommBank ATMs in Australia. 2 Fees and charges including other bank ATM fees, overseas ATM access fees and foreign transaction fees may apply. Close

Great student deals and discounts

Save on your favourite brands.

Shop securely with Debit Mastercard®

Accepted at over 38 million Mastercard locations worldwide. 3 Debit Mastercard access: Australian citizens, temporary or permanent residents aged 16 or over with an Australian residential address.

Number of locations worldwide sourced from The Nilson Report 2014, Issue 1036.
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Check out the wide range of Student Edge discounts

See how you can save on these brands and many more at Student Edge.

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 Rates and fees

Rates
Name Rate
Variable interest rate on balances from $0 to $4,999.99 0.01% p.a.
Variable interest rate on balances from $5,000 to $19,999.99 0.01% p.a.
Variable interest rate on balances from $20,000 to $49,999.99 0.01% p.a.
Variable interest rate on balances of $50,000 or over 0.05% p.a.
Interest is calculated daily and paid quarterly to your account.
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Fees
Name Fee
Monthly maintenance fee $0
Electronic withdrawal fee $0
Counter withdrawal fee $5 per transaction
Overseas ATM access fee $5 per transaction 4 The overseas bank may charge a fee for using their ATM. Other fees and charges, including foreign transaction fees, may apply. Close
Foreign transaction fee ? For each transaction occurring outside Australia in foreign currency or Australian dollars. Overseas purchases made online may incur foreign transaction fees. Close 2.95% of the transaction amount
Paper statement fee ? Avoid this fee with eStatements.
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$1.25 per statement
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Customers with this account will receive eStatements via Bankwest Online Banking. Customers who opt to receive a paper statement, however, may be charged the above fee. All accounts opened prior to 13 February 2017 will be progressively switched over to eStatements. Exemptions apply.

Rates are subject to change. Other fees and charges may apply. For more detailed information, see the Student Account Product Schedule and Your Guide to Banking Fees

View our transaction account terms and conditions

Transaction account terms and conditions:

The relevant Product Schedule together with all of the related documents form the complete Product Disclosure Statement for this product.

Product schedule:
Student Account Product Schedule (PDF)

Related documents:
Investment and Transaction Account Terms and Conditions (PDF)
Account Access Conditions of Use (PDF)
Your Guide to Banking Fees (PDF)
Banking Services Rights and Obligations (PDF)
 

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Check your eligibility

  • Full time secondary, tertiary and TAFE students
  • Apprentices and trainees
  • Debit Mastercard access: Australian citizens, temporary or permanent residents aged 16 years or over with an Australian residential address. Find out more about Debit Mastercard
  • Joint accounts are not available.
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Things you need for your application

  • Photo identification such as an Australian driver's licence or passport. Or see a handy list of other ID documents we’ll accept
  • Tax File Number (providing your TFN stops you from paying witholding tax on this account)
  • Proof of full time secondary, tertiary or TAFE enrolment if you're aged 17 years or over
  • If you're under 15 years old, pop in to a Bankwest store with sufficient ID to apply for a Student Account.

Find out more about what you may need to provide.

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Things you should know

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

3. Debit Mastercard access: Australian citizens, temporary or permanent residents aged 16 or over with an Australian residential address. Number of locations worldwide sourced from The Nilson Report 2014, Issue 1036.

4. The overseas bank may charge a fee for using their ATM. Other fees and charges, including foreign transaction fees, may apply.

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