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Full-Time Student

Preferential interest rates and discounts at merchants nationwide are only two of many benefits available to full-time students enrolled in a course/programme.

        • A savings account
        • A preferential interest rate on the account
        • A Republic Credit Card (Normal Credit Card criteria apply)
        • Interest applied on a tiered basis and paid quarterly
        • Auto transfers on the account
        • Make It Happen “Further Education Loan” package
        • Make It Happen “Computer Loan” package
        • Monthly service charge of $10.01 which entitles you to unlimited transactions
        • Free OneCard and Republic Bank card wallet
        • Free ABM “Blue Machine” access
        • Free foreign or local drafts for educational purposes
        • Free quarterly statements 
        • Free record book
        • Free TeleBanker access
        • Free discount card
        • Free Student Guide on studying for examinations and preparing a Curriculum Vitae 
        • Free financial counselling
        • Free Point of Sale at RBL merchants
        • Free Online Banking with RepublicOnline
        • Access to your funds 24/7
        • Get 50% discount on Republic Bank Visa TravelMoney Card (save $US$5.00) – applicable to Foreign full-time UWI Students or Trinidad students studying on another UWI campus
  • To open a Career Builder account you must:

        • Be enrolled in a course/programme that runs for more than one (1) year.
        • Present two (2) valid forms of identification, e.g. National Identification Card, Passport or Driver’s Licence (so that we can verify that you are between 19-25 years of age) as well as a letter of acceptance from the school.
        • Deposit a minimum of TT$100.00.
        • Present a recent utility bill




RATES – Full-Time Students
Below $500 $500 to $4,999 $5000 to $14,999 $15,000 to $49,999 $50,000 to $99,999 $100,000 to $249,999 $250,000 & over
Nil 0.10% 0.10% 0.10% 0.10% 0.15% 0.25%
Interest will be calculated on minimum monthly balances of $500 or more, and paid monthly on the 26th of each month, in the same period that it is earned.