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St David’s Cardiff launches two weeks of student offers

Apple at St David's Shopping Centre in Cardiff. Photo credit: Matthew Horwood

St David’s, Cardiff, has announced it will be holding an extended ‘Student Festival Fortnight’ from the 21st September to 4th October, allowing students to shop, dine and save up to 20% off their favourite brands. 

Normally only a one night annual event, St David’s has adapted this year’s student offeringto comply with current government guidelines. Now lasting for two weeks, the event will allow the centre to account for social distancing, capacity restrictions and a delayed student return.

It’s also a win win for students, as this year’s extended extravaganza will give them more time and space to shop incredible deals across stores and restaurants.

The event will see bargains up for grabs across clothes, tech and beauty, including 30% off selected Primark beauty treatments, 20% off River Island, New Look, The North Face, Victoria Secret and Vans, as well as 15% off All Saints and Hollister.

And if all that shopping works up a healthy appetite, there are also amazing deals to be had across St David’s food offering. Whether it’s Shake Shack “Buy a burger and have your 2nd on us” deal or Ciliegino Restaurant’s incredible 50% off Pizza & Pasta and buy one get one free on Aperol Spritz or Cocktail of the Day, there’s something to cater for all tastes.

James Waugh, Centre Director at St David’s, Cardiff said “As proud creators of the first student shopping event a decade ago, it was important to us that we found a way to honour our much loved event that provides incredible deals. Our adapted Festival Fortnight allows us to do this, whilst putting the safety of our shoppers and staff first. We know the beginning of term might look and feel a little different to normal this year, but there will still be plenty of incredible deals on offer.”

To claim any discounts, students must visit stdavidscardiff.com/students to sign up for their Festival Fortnight Pass, which must be presented at payment.

The centre will also be running a competition to win a ‘Student Survival Bundle’, which students will automatically be entered into when signing up for a pass.  Prizes include, 2 John Lewis & Partners £100 gift cards, 5 wagamama vouchers worth £15 each and a wagamama cookbook, Student

Essentials Pack from Typo worth £75 including a backpack, laptop case, water bottle, pencil case and pencil pack and much more.

The full list of savings available across St David’s Student Festival Fortnight includes:


  • *Apple will be offering a student discount plus free AirPods with eligible Mac & iPad purchases, perfect for those needing new tech for their studying.

  • The Television & Movie Store will be offering 15% off products.

  • Students will be able to claim a free EPen3 at Vype.

Clothes, accessories and homeware

  • Both Jack & Jones and Claire’s will be offering 30% off.

  • Levi’s will be offering 20% off between 21st September and 1st October, followed by an increase to 30% off between 2nd – 5th October.

  • Fossil will be offering 25% off.

  • The North Face, Ted Baker, New Look and Scotts will be giving students 20% off.

  • Vans, Schuh, Clarks, Foot Locker, and Diechmann will be offering 20% off footwear.

  • River Island will be offering 20% off from 21st to 27th September.

  • Victoria Secret will be offering 20% off everything including sale and deals as well as a free mist with a £40 spend, whilst Boux Avenue will be awarding students 20% off as well as a free goodie bag with a spend of over £40.

  • Debenhams will be offering up to 20% off selected women’s concessions and up to 10% own branded products.

  • Disney Store will be offering 20% off to students.

  • All Saints and Hollister will be offering students 15% off.

  • Vivienne Westwood is offering 10% off and a gift with any purchase.


  • Primark will be offering up to 30% off on selected treatments such as gel polish, lash extensions and eyebrow threading.

  • MAC and The Body Shop will be offering 20% off products.

  • The Perfume Shop will be offering 15% off and a goody bag with every purchase.

  • The Fragrance Shop is discounting items by 15% for students.

  • Debenhams is offering 10% off beauty.

  • L’Occitane will be offering 10% off full price products and 3 for 2 on pod face masks.

  • Kiehl’s will be awarding a gift with purchases over £60.

Food & restaurants

  • Visit www.barburrito.co.uk/Students2020 to claim a £1 Burrito.

  • Shake Shack is offering  a “Buy a burger and have your 2nd on us” deal.

  • Cafe Benugo will be offering 20% off.

  • Wahaca are offering 20% off food and soft drinks Monday-Thursday.

  • Auntie Anne’s will be offering 20% off and buy one get second half price on pizza’s.

  • Ciliegino Restaurant will be giving 50% off Pizza & Pasta and BOGOF on Aperol Spritz or Cocktail of the Day.

  • CUPP are offering 10% off the whole menu.

  • FUEL will be offering 50% off regular fruit smoothies.

  • My Cookie Dough offering 30% off.

  • Slim Chickens offering a Chicks Meal for £5 and a Slims Meal for £7.

  • Sugar Box is offering 10% off sweets and confectionary.

  • Thorntons will be giving away a free double ice cream or fountain tub when you spend £10 or more.

All offers are subject to individual terms and conditions, please visit the store for more information.