About is an essential part of student life.

Providing students with discounts, entertainment and advice on all things student, speaks directly to over 500,000 UK students every month.

Unique offers and exclusive editorial features mean that students enjoy the entertainment, advice and money saving opportunities that provides for free. also offers a vital touch point for brands to connect with students in a sustained and engaging environment. is part of The Beans Group, a dynamic group of student experts based in North London.


Behind The Beans

Launched in 2005 by brothers James Eder and Michael Eder, is now a leading student portal which attracts over 6 million visits and over 300,000 new registered users every year.

The name of is based around the idea that is as essential to student life as a can of baked beans - a staple part of every student diet.

After graduating from university, James and Michael visited Birmingham businesses to see if they would be interested in working with before a website was even launched, making the process seem remarkably similar to The Apprentice, minus the cameras, Lord Sugar and a luxury London mansion...

As soon as the first few brands signed up, James and Michael realised they were on to a winner. Within six months, half of the Birmingham student population had signed up to A year later, went national and has become the UK\'s leading student website.


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