Back to School sales are here! Get great deals on stuff for school, college and university

Including cash off of new Apple and Dell laptops

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The end of summer is nearly here which can only mean one thing - Back to School deals are appearing in droves. 

There are specific offers if you scroll down, but you'll also find links to the sale pages to big stores that will be having a late summer sale. We'll refresh this page over the coming days and weeks as more and more students return to education. 

And, of course, many retailers are gearing up for Black Friday with some similar discounts starting to appear as the Christmas buying season comes into view. 

Giffgaff Back to School Phone Deals

Huawei P10 64GB, It's hard to go wrong with this award-winning handset, which boasts a 2.0 Lecia Dual camera and 3D facial detection.
Pay Today: £449
Pay Monthly: £21.05
Pay Monthly Details: Monthly price based on £25 upfront payment and 24-month term. Total payable over 24 months: £530.20

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Sony Xperia X Compact32GB, Even in challenging light the 23MP camera snaps sharp action pics with true-to-life colours. It also uses SteadyShot with new 5-axis stabilisation so you get smooth videos without the shakes and groundbreaking technology gives twice the battery lifespan by learning your charging patterns.
Pay Monthly: £12.61
Pay Monthly Details: Monthly price based on £25 upfront payment and 24-month term. Total payable over 24 months: £327.64

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HTC U11 64GB, Apply pressure to the sides of the U11’s clever frame to activate different apps and functions. The U11 also features the impressive HTC USonic with its state-of-the-art noise cancelling technology.
Pay Today: £589
Pay Monthly: £28 

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New Medion Erazer Gaming Laptop

Fancy a powerful gaming laptop for £749? Get the Medion Erazer P6681 then. It boasts an Intel Core i5 7200U processor, 8 GB RAM,  1TB HDD storage, Nvdia GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB) and Windows 10.

There's also a cheaper version, the Medion P6679

Save up to £270 on a new Mac

Shop at the Apple Store for Education and  you can save up to £270 on a new Mac, and up to £59 on a new iPad. 

You can trade in your current Mac and get up to £845 for your current one.

Education pricing is available to current and newly accepted university students, parents buying for university students, and teachers and staff at all levels.

For UK students, check out the back to school website. Students in the US should visit Apple's back to school website 

Get £200 off a new Dell XPS 2-in-1

Save £200 on the XPS 13 2-in-1 with the code SAVE200. The deal ends on 8 September. Featured in our best laptops roundup, the XPS 13 series is one of our favourite ultraportable laptops and the new 2-in-1 version is even better, with full 360-degree rotation within the same diminutive shell as the original XPS 13 (it's all in the hinges). 

Buy the Dell XPS 2-in-1

Amazon's #ShopTheFuture sale

The idea behind Shop the Future is deals on innovative products that might be potential next big things. Plus, of course, there's Amazon's own Echo Dot deals as well. 

Dell's Back to School sale

Through Unidays, students are entitled to a 10% discount on all our Inspiron, XPS and Alienware systems (over £499 Inc VAT).

Students can also take advantage of Dell's free shipping and free return policy. T

Head on over to My Unidays and sign up. Once you sign up and receive your individual discount voucher code, head to Dell UK.

More on Dell's Back to School offer

Get free Beats headphones

Students can also get a free set of Beats wireless headphones when you buy any new MacBook, the iMac or Mac Pro (don't buy the Mac Pro as it's getting replaced soon). 

The 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models are also included in the free Beats deal.

You can choose from the Beats X, Beats Solo3, or Powerbeats3 headphones.

Students in the US should visit Apple's back to school website. For UK students, check out the back to school website

Get 50% off of IPVanish

Beginning at midnight on Monday, August 28, IPVanish VPN will hold a 48-hour flash sale. The popular VPN service is offering new users the chance to take 50% off the purchase of an annual privacy plan. It runs until the end of August 29. 

Coupon Code: BACK2SCHOOL

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PC World's Summer Mega Deals

Currys PC World's best-ever Summer Mega Deals event is on with fantastic offers and savings of up to £1000 across various household essentials.

It features products from top brands including Sony, Bose, LG, Dyson, Samsung and Morphy Richards, across a variety of popular product categories, covering TVs, washing machines, fridge freezers, sound systems and more. Check out the latest deals below. 

Check out the Currys PC World Mega Deals

ID's Pay Day Deals

iD Mobile is once again offering Pay Day deals, giving you the  opportunity to get your hands on great value mobile plans this August. Check them out below: 

Amazon Music Unlimited for Students

Amazon Music Unlimited for Students is now available in the UK, enabling students to access 40 million songs and for £4.99/month, less than the £7.99/month for Prime members or £9.99/month for non-Prime customers.

And for a limited time, Amazon Music Unlimited is offering an introductory offer for eligible Prime Student members – you can join now to receive 6 months for just £6.

Even more money off Amazon Prime Student

Following the trial, Amazon Prime Student members can continue their membership for £39 per year – half the cost of an annual Amazon Prime membership. Here's what Amazon says you get: 

  • Unlimited One-Day Delivery on millions of eligible items including Same-Day delivery in selected post-codes
  • Unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime Video
  • Access to more than two million songs and hundreds of ad-free Prime Playlists and Prime Stations with Prime Music
  • Student offers including discounts on selected textbooks, Amazon Echo, Fire TV Stick and much more as well as exclusive prize draws 
  • Exclusive access to purchase tickets for Prime Live Events with major artists and premium seating and pre-sales for concerts and entertainment shows across the UK available on Amazon Tickets
  • Unlimited reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics and more with Prime Reading
  • Discounted subscription to Twitch Prime, including exclusive gaming benefits for Prime Student members
  • Access to Cloud storage, for storing essays and keeping track of course materials

Other Amazon Back to School deals

Amazon has announced some great Back to School offers today including up to £30 savings on its range of Fire Kids Edition Tablets

Plus there's a great offer for Amazon Prime Student - you get six months free including  access to Amazon Tickets pre-sales and Prime Live Events, Prime Reading and even AWS cloud storage.

The Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet will be available for £79.99 (usual RRP: £99.99 – saving £20) 

The Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet will be available for £99.99 (usual RRP: £129.99 – saving £30) 

The included Fire for Kids Unlimited offers thousands of age-appropriate books, videos, educational apps, and games, plus access to tens of thousands of hand-curated websites and YouTube videos. There's also a child-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee.

It's worth noting that although these devices are all very reasonably priced, they do come into their own with the addition of Amazon Prime, which costs £79 per year and gives access to movie and TV streaming and a decent but slightly limited selection of music, as well as next-day delivery on your Amazon shopping.

Check out our guide to the best tablets, best student laptops and the best back to school deals

Make sure you bookmark our Black Friday and Cyber Monday pages for later in the year!