Am I Eligible to Join?
Student Hub - Bishopstown Credit Union Ltd

Did you know you don’t have to be living in Bishopstown to join our community?

Munster Technology University (MTU), University College Cork (UCC) and Cork Training Centre students are eligible to join as they study within our common bond.

Join our community today!

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Student Current Account

Our new Current Account gives you instant access to your money through our Mastercard® Debit Card, a secure app and online portal, mobile functionality, and best of all, there’s free day-to-day banking for Students! You also get access to Mastercard Priceless Cities with digital experiences like free yoga classes and priority access to sporting and music events. The Student Current Account is available to Bishopstown Credit Union members enrolling or currently enrolled in full-time third-level education.



  • Free Banking – For everyone aged 16-25 or anyone with a valid student ID card
  • Free Contactless Payments when using Euro
  • On The Go – Our mobile app offers 24/7 access to your account

Free Banking

No quarterly fees


Contactless payments with Mastercard®

On the Go

Mobile App available to download

But Wait, There’s More
Student Hub - Bishopstown Credit Union Ltd
  • Easy to sign up
  • Globally accepted Mastercard® Debit Card
  • Available on Apple Pay, Google Pay and Fitbit Pay
  • Secure online shopping
  • No quarterly maintenance fees

Follow the 6 steps below:

Online Access Registration

Register for Online Access

You will need your Account Number. Take note of your Username and Password.

Download our App

Manage your finances through our mobile app.

Apply For Current Account

Click the Green button 'Apply for Current account' - fill out our registration form.

Your card is on the way

You will receive your Debit Card and PIN within 5-10 working days.

Activate your card

In branch or at any ATM

Add to your digital Wallet

Apple pay, Google pay, Fitbit pay.

Student Loan 6.50%

We offer flexible and affordable student loans for all our third level student members. We know how busy life can get for students, so we have made our application process as easy as possible. Apply online, over the phone or in branch and see how we can help finance your college career.

Benefits of a Student Loan with Bishopstown Credit Union

  • Borrow up to €20,000
  • Reduced student loan rate @6.50%
  • Online applications and collections
  • No penalties for early repayment
  • Flexibility to increase payments
  • Free loan protection insurance*

How to Apply

For more information on how to apply for a student loan today, click on the following link: Click Here

Please note: if you do not meet the repayments on your loan, your account will go into arrears. This may affect your credit rating, which may limit your ability to access credit in the future.

If you would like more information please contact us today.

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