Open a bank account

A summary of UK Bank Accounts

This is only a selection of banks and you are welcome to choose any UK bank. We recommend before account opening that you check the UK bank you wish to open with is part of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). Also check the guidance by UKCISA, the UK Council for International Student Affairs here before you make your decision.

How to get your SHU bank letter:

Please download your SHU bank letter. Then, either upload or print this letter according to the bank’s requirements. The letter has already been e-stamped and does not require any additional signature or stamping.