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Studying in Australia

Studying in Australia, you have the freedom to choose a path that suits your particular goals. There are thousands of courses on offer at universities, colleges and technical colleges. And we've made banking easier with a tailored account just for students.

Bankwest Student Account

An account specifically for full-time students.

We know how important it is for students to make every dollar go further so we have an account that is specifically designed for students to ensure they get the most out of their account. And there are amazing discounts to be had.

How to apply for your new Student Account

If you’re still overseas and want to open your Student account before you arrive in Australia then simply submit an online enquiry form and we will contact you and provide you with everything you need to know.

Opening your new Student Account before arriving in Australia could help make the move a little easier, giving you the ability to transfer funds to the account before you leave home and be ready to receive payments once you arrive. To be eligible to open an account you will need to be:

18 years of age or over to apply (if you are under 18 please visit a Bankwest store when you arrive in Australia)
a new customer currently residing outside of Australia and be available to be identified in Australia upon arrival
intend to arrive in Australia within 12 months of submitting your application
only use the account for personal use (not to be used as a business account)

Or alternatively once you arrive in Australia make your way to your nearest Bankwest store and one of our friendly consultants will help you open your account and get you under way.

We even have stores conveniently located on some campuses to make it easier.

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