Student Discounts

In partnership with local businesses Orkney College UHI has set-up a Student Discount Scheme.

On presentation of an Orkney College UHI ID card, which students undertaking full time courses lasting at least an academic year receive on enrolment, you will be entitled to discounts at a range of shops throughout Kirkwall and wider Orkney.

Local Discounts

  • Blue Joes - 10% discount
  • Co-op, Albert Street - 10% discount with a Young Scot or NUS card only
  • Cycle Orkney - 10% discount
  • Florabunda - 10% discount
  • Judith Glue - 10% discount (excludes food and alcohol)
  • Kirkness & Gorie - 10% discount (excludes alcohol)
  • The Longship - 10% discount
  • J & M McEwen - 10% discount
  • The Odin Stone - 10% discount
  • Orcadian Bookshop - 10% discount
  • OTE - 10% discount
  • Orkney Hotel - 20% discount on Food or Rooms
  • Orkney Library and Archive - 50% discount on photocopying
  • Orkney Tech - 10% components & peripherals; 5% laptops, PCs and Printers
  • Orkney Wireless Museum - £1 Student Entry
  • Salon7 - 10% discount
  • Solveig - 10% discount
  • St. Ola Hotel - 15% discount on food every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Sutherlands Pharmacy - 10% discount
  • The Studio Shop - 10% discount
  • We Frame It - 10% discount

Please note: no discounts will be applied to items that are on sale or on a special promotion.

Find out more about student discounts offered in Kirkwall.

  • Orkney Attractions - Peatfire Tales of Orkney and Guided Walks
  • Peatfire Tales of Orkney Evenings - Students receive 25% discount (£7.50 instead of £10)
  • Guided Walks - Students receive 20% discount (£5.50 instead of £7)
  • Guided Walks are all year round. Evenings of Peatfire Tales of Orkney are open to the public middle/end March to end October.
  • Historic Scotland concession rates are applicable on the Orkney Explorer Pass and for Memberships.  The Orkney Explorer Pass allows entry to each Orkney site once and is valid for 1 month. Concession rates are also available at individual sites.

To join the Student Discount Scheme and have your Business listed here please contact us.

Online Discounts

Register with My Uni Days to receive discounts at many in-store and on-line retailers.

See the NUS website for exclusive discounts with an NUS Extra card, this includes 10% off your shopping at the local Co-op’s in Orkney.

Discounts on computer software packages are available from Software 4 Students.

For students with a Young Scot Card you are entitled to offers and discounts on a range of products, services and travel both in Orkney and throughout Scotland. offers students, alumni and staff of Orkney College UHI a 10% discount on purchases at their online store. Type in ORKNEY10 at the checkout to receive your discount.

Uni Baggage are the leading student shipping company in the UK, they help students send their luggage to and from Colleges around the world through their courier network saving students money and making travel more convenient. Claim 10% off student shipping with Uni Baggage by visiting their website and entering the code UBUHI10 at the checkout.

Tokyo Laundry are an online clothing brand for men and women and as part of a new campaign for 2016/17 are offering a 20% discount to students.  Use the code ORKNEY20 for 20% off full priced items on the website The code is valid until March 2018 but is not valid on sale prices, and cannot be used in conjunction with any multi-buy offer. is the leading UK online supplier of contact lenses, delivered quickly direct to your door with Free postage.   They stock all of the largest brands of contact lenses including Acuvue, Bausch & Lomb and Coopervision, plus a wide range of coloured contact lenses and bamboo sunglasses.  Students of Orkney College UHI are offered an extra 10% off already great prices. Please ring customer support on 0345 319 3000 to place an order at and quote the promotional code UNIHI10

ACPRail - 20-35% on rail passes for UK, Europe and Australia

The Sports Edit is the UK’s leading destination for fashion-forward activewear, offering a carefully curated selection of the most stylish, innovative sportswear from across the world.

10% discount from our online store:  Enter the coupon code TSESTUDENT10 at checkout.

My Own Stationery:

Get 20% off Personalised Notebooks at My Own Stationery using discount code ORKNEY20. is the leading UK supplier of makeup mirrors. We’re offering students of Orkney College UHI a 10% discount on a purchase of our portable makeup mirror which can be found here – portable makeup mirror. Type in UHIMAKEUPMIRROR10 at the checkout to receive your discount.