Apple is one of the leading electronics and technology companies in the world. Its products and services are recognized for their quality, their user friendliness, their versatility and innovation.
It is no wonder that all of them are popular and people are willing to pay higher prices to purchase products only from Apple.
Apple is dedicated to students and is willing to offer newly accepted college students huge savings on Mac computers, Mac mini, iPad mini, iPad air etc through its Education Store.
What is the Apple student discount?
The Apple student discount is an amazing opportunity for all students worldwide to receive discounts on a wide range of Apple computers such as the MacBook Air 13-inch & MacBook Pro laptops, the 24-inch iMac or the top-of-the-range iPad Pro and the small but perfectly formed Mac Mini.
How much can I expect to save?
The amount you save with the Apple Student discount is not fixed, and it varies from product to product, but you can expect some serious savings and at least 10% of the list price to be shaved off the product (even on the newest products).
Last year, Apple offered free airpods. This summer, it offers college students and higher education students free gift cards for every purchase of eligible products (this is actually more interesting as you get more choice about what you spend your money on).
How do I apply for the Apple student discount?
Apple is set to bring a game-changer in the education market. To this end, it has a completely separate educational store allowing you to save money on Mac computers and iPad tablets.
Apple has a specific area on its Saudi Arabia website dedicated to back to school (university or college) shopping offers.
In this specific page, students can see all the offers available when purchasing a MacBook Air, Pro, iPad or iMac. Under the scheme, select Apple Macs and iPads are available at a discounted price, along with the option of AirPods 3 or AirPod Pro at a lower price. The iPad air is available with a special Education pricing.
Please note that quantity limits apply.
Different rates are established for each group of products.
Mac models usually include a handful of built-in apps that are ideal for students; word processor Pages, spreadsheet app Numbers, presentation app Keynote. This means you don’t need to buy additional expensive software.
20% off AppleCare+ (subject to terms and conditions)
Apple Trade In credit and special financing
Free Apple Music for 6 months (and a discounted price at the end of the trial). Apple music is the music, audio and video streaming service developed by Apple.The Apple music student subscription grants you access to Apple TV (see below)
Free Apple TV (You can access the company’s streaming service, which features original content, movies and shows). Apple TV comes with the Apple Music Student Plan
Apple accessories are also available at discounted prices
When does the Apple student discount begin and end?
The promotion begins on July 14, 2022 and ends on October 17, 2022.
Who are considered qualified purchasers?
Apple is quite generous in its student offers. The individuals that are eligible to purchase from the Apple Store for Education include teachers, homeschool teachers, school board members, staff at all levels, students (whether enrolled in Saudi Arabia, the UAE or overseas), current and newly accepted, and parents buying for university students. Further or higher education institution students also qualify for the Apple student discount.
In order to verify and authorize your student or teacher status, you will need to sign up on UNIDAYS and provide the student id and necessary info (it may take a couple of days to have your student status approved).
Purchases from the Apple Store with the education discount are not for institutional purchase.
Save on MacBooks
Being a student means you can take advantage of all sorts of Macbook deals, including on the latest models.
Save on iPads
There are some great savings to be had across the range of iPads, making them the ideal solution for taking notes in lectures.
Save on an iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro or Mac mini
Prefer a full-size computer to a MacBook? That’s cool; there are Apple student discount deals available across the Mac range.
Release your creativity with the Pro Apps Bundle
Qualifying students can get five of Apple’s top apps such Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Motion, Compressor, and MainStage at a discounted price.
What is Unidays?
Unidays is a student discount website based in the UK and it verifies student statuses and provides exclusive discounts for students from a variety of leading brands including Apple. (Brands control their offerings and how they are presented). Students love Unidays student discount website and app because they obtain discounts on stuff they need.
You can also sign up on Unidays website through your university network to try and have your status verified more quickly.
Students must be over the age of 16 to qualify for a UNiDAYS account
Where can I find the best deals for Apple products in the KSA?
Amazon KSA has a wide range of Apple products. They have over 300 Apple products. More than 250 of these products can be delivered the next day.
The new arrivals include the Apple Watch series 6 and series 4, the 2022 Apple MacBook Air laptop, the Apple IPad pro etc.
Ali Express in Saudi Arabia and UAE also offers a huge range of Apple products.