Living life as a student in Toronto is hard. Between paying for rent, a metropass and tuition there's barely any money left for food or drinks (when you can't handle the financial stress anymore).
For all the money you spend on tuition, the little plastic student cards you get can really come in handy. There are many retailers in Toronto where if you show them your student card, they'll give you a great discount. See, your education is worth it after all! Here are a few places where you didn't know you could use your student discount in Toronto:
1. Metro Grocery Stores
Metro offers special student days where you can save 10-15% at participating locations incuding: Yonge and College and Spadina and Bloor. Imagine the savings on Mr. Noodles that are only $0.54 regular price!
2. Club Monaco
When you finally land your dream job or new internship, the classic college sweatpants hair tied aesthetic won't do it. Club Monaco has you covered, they offer a full 20% discount when you show your student card, in store or online!
3. The Dance Cave
When the studying is done and the weekend has begun, dance your troubles away at The Dance Cave! They offer free cover to students on Fridays and Saturdays.
4. Toby's Pub and Eatery
Toby's Pub and Eatery is a University of Toronto favourite, they have great nachos cheap drink deals and they offer 15% Sunday to Thursday with a valid student ID.
When you wake up the morning after a night out and realize how much money you spent, look no further for a cheap place to get hungover brunch! Insomnia offers 20% off all meals except weekend and holiday brunches. Hangover = cured.
6. FIKA Cafe
FIKA Cafe is the perfect study cafe. FIKA is located in the heart of Kensington Market and provides a cozy space with a price you can get comfortable with. Get 15% off with your student ID.
For when you've had enough of crackers and granola bars, stop by Fresh on 326 Bloor St W for 15% off. Eating healthy doesn't have to make your wallet cry.
8. Tuesdays at the ROM
Just in case you're not tired of learning, The ROM offers free admission to post secondary students on Tuesdays. A great place for a cheap date, or a day off from studying.
9. The Greyhound
Sometimes the stress of school is too much and you just need a cheap getaway. Greyhound buses have you covered! They offer 10% off adult bus tickets with a valid student ID.
10. The AGO
The learning continues! Indulge in the art world instead of writing that art history essay. The AGO offers $11 admission with a valid student ID.
More cheap date ideas! Cineplex offers cheap $8 tickets to students on Thursdays. Movie date anyone?
12. TIFF Lightbox
Students can get even more movie deals. TIFF offers student tickets for $10.50. Get access to some of Toronto's coolest movies and premieres!
13. GO Transit
All you commuter students are going to love this one. With a GO sticker on your Presto from your post secondary school, you can save at least 17% on fares! Totally worth the $6 Presto card.
14. St. Louis Bar and Grill
St. Louis offers great deals for students. You can get $5 off any hot menu item or 20% off. Grab some friends for a good night of food and drinks that will make your stomach and your wallet happy.