Student discount: how to get a free laptop, discounts on software and printer ink

Discounts on laptops and yes we can even find you a free laptop...!

Pixmania, from the group behind Dixons and PC World, is an online retailer of electrical goods. They are currently running a promotion on back to school laptops with an interactive online advice tool from their 'PixExperts' on finding a computer best suited to your needs. For a laptop specialist and a variety of brands Laptops Direct have been trading online for over 8 years and currently has exclusive student laptop deals starting from 299. Finally is one of the biggest direct online laptop retailers in the UK with the Dell Inspiron 15 starting at 369.

It's even possible to get a free laptop by signing up to a mobile broadband deal, you just have to take a minimum 24mth contract but that includes your broadband access so you can access the internet anywhere, from the bus or train home to campus to the local coffee shop/pub. Deals start from just 25 per month with Vodafone. For a full comparison UK Broadband Guide compares the deals on free laptops from all the mobile phone networks.

Adobe UK Education Store offers up to an 80% discount to students on software products like Adobe Photoshop. Microsoft Office 2010 is available as a student edition from Amazon:

For printer ink cartridges 99Inks can save you up to 85% on printer ink with free same day dispatch. Use voucher code 'Autumn11' to save a further 10% by 23 December 2011. You could also try Inkfactory.com who do free delivery on all orders over 10.