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Smart Student

If you’re a full time student aged 16+ studying in the South Essex area, and your college is part of our scheme, you can save up to a third off travel with c2c when you buy a Weekly, Term-time, Monthly or Annual Season ticket on your c2c Smartcard.

To apply, login or create a c2c online account. Then, follow the link to order your Student Smartcard.

Apply for a Student Smartcard

Returning Student?

There’s no need to reapply for the scheme if you’re a returning student. Your student discount is valid for one academic year and if you’re still a student make sure you get your discount by speaking to the administrator at your school or college. Your administrator will let us know that you’re still eligible for the Student Smartcard discount.

To buy your tickets, sign in to your account and add the discount code we supplied to you at the check-out.

 

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Key features of this ticket

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You can save up to a third off travel with c2c when you buy a Weekly, Term-time, Monthly or Annual Season ticket on your c2c Smartcard.


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There’s no need to reapply for the scheme if you are a returning student.



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Do I need Smartcard for this ticket?

Yes, this product is only available to use on c2c Smartcards.

Why travel with a Smartcard?

You’ll get more benefits for travelling with a c2c Smartcard, including Automatic Delay Repay and loyalty points. You’ll also spare yourself the station’s ticket queues, since you’ve planned ahead and bought online.

How to apply

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Click on the link to apply, then either create an online account or sign in. Then follow the link to order your Smartcard. If you don't have a Student ID Number, please just enter your date of birth DDMMYY. If you are ordering on behalf of a student, please use their email address.

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Your Smartcard will be sent to the Student Smartcard administrator at your school/college. Please allow up to 15 working days for it to arrive. Your Student Smart administrator will confirm that you are enrolled and will contact you when your Smartcard is ready to be collected. Your discount code will arrive by email.

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Now you've got your Smartcard and your discount code, you're ready to buy your Smart Student tickets. To buy, sign in to your online account then use the discount code provided to apply your discount at the check-out.

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FAQ connected to this ticket type

  1. 1. Which colleges are in the Smart Student scheme? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    Smart Student is available to full time* students, aged 16+, and studying at the following schools and colleges:

    • Barking Abbey School
    • Central Training Group
    • Coopers’ Company & Coborn School
    • ELUTEC
    • Harris Academy Chafford Hundred
    • Hassenbrook Academy
    • Havering College of Further & Higher Education
    • Havering Sixth Form College
    • King John School
    • National College Creative Industries
    • Ormiston Park Academy
    • Palmer’s College
    • PROCAT
    • Robert Clack School
    • Sacred Heart of Mary Girls School
    • Seevic College
    • Shoeburyness High School
    • Southend Adult Community
      Available for all full time students and apprentices
    • South Essex College
      Available for all full time students 16+, part time students (aged 16-19) and apprentices (aged 16-19)
    • Southend High School for Boys
    • Southend High School for Girls
    • Stanford & Corringham Sixth Form College
    • St Bernard’s High School
    • St Cleres School
    • St Thomas More High School
    • The Ockendon Academy
    • The Campion School
    • Thorpe Hall School
    • University of Essex
    • Westcliff High School for Boys
    • Westcliff High School for Girls

    If your school or college is not listed, please ask them to contact us at contact@c2crail.co.uk

    *For students at South Essex College, Smart Student is also available to part time apprentices aged 16-19

  2. 2. How do I register for Smart Student? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg
    1. Click here, to create an account or login using your own, unique and valid email address. If you’re a parent applying on behalf of a student, please make sure to us the student’s email address. If you don’t have a Student ID Number, please just enter your date of birth DDMMYY. 
    2. Your Smartcard will be sent to the Student Smartcard administrator at your school/college. Please allow up to 15 working days for it to arrive. Your Student Smart administrator will confirm that you are enrolled and will contact you when your Smartcard is ready to be collected. Your discount code will be sent to you via email.
    3. Now you’ve got your Smartcard and your discount code, you’re ready to buy your Smart Student tickets. To buy, sign in to your online account then use the discount code provided to apply your discount at the check-out.
  3. 3. How do I buy Smart Student tickets? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg
    1. Click here, to create an account or login using your own, unique and valid email address. If you’re a parent applying on behalf of a student, please make sure to us the student’s email address. If you don’t have a Student ID Number, please just enter your date of birth DDMMYY. 
    2. Your Smartcard will be sent to the Student Smartcard administrator at your school/college. Please allow up to 15 working days for it to arrive. Your Student Smart administrator will confirm that you are enrolled and will contact you when your Smartcard is ready to be collected. Your discount code will be sent to you via email.
    3. Now you’ve got your Smartcard and your discount code, you’re ready to buy your Smart Student tickets. To buy, sign in to your online account then use the discount code provided to apply your discount at the check-out.
  4. 4. I’ve lost my card products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    Please speak to the administrator at your school or college who can make sure you get a new card which is activated with you Smart Student discount.

  5. 5. My card didn’t arrive products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    Please check that your card isn’t with the Smart Student administrator at your school or college. If they haven’t received it within 15 working days of you ordering it, please give us a call on 0345 744 4422.

  6. 6. My discount isn’t working products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    Please ensure that the email address your discount is linked to is the same as the one registered to your Smartcard account. Please speak to your college or school administrator, they will need to confirm your enrollment before the discount is activated. If you have already tried this give our team a call on 0345 744 4422.

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