Student broadband

There're so many things to consider when you leave home for university – getting student broadband should be one of them, so we've made it easy. Plus, you can now enjoy no setup fee!

To get our exclusive student deals, you’ll need to have an academic email address (they end in .ac.uk).

Find the right student broadband for your accommodation

Like most uni halls or private student accommodation, you’ll probably have a short-term tenancy agreement running from September to July. Our 30 day rolling student broadband could be ideal if you don’t intend to stay beyond July.

Another key factor to consider when shopping for your student broadband should be the download speed, especially if you’re sharing the WiFi with your housemates. At Virgin Media, our fastest widely available average broadband speeds are 9x quicker than Sky and BT.

Get our best student WiFi deals

We know you'll need the best connection during your late-night study marathons, online gaming and streaming sessions. With our WiFi for students, you'll still get the same. ultra fast and ultra reliable speeds that you're used to from us on a 12 or 18 month contract.

12 month contracts

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What you'll get with our student broadband deals

Our exclusive superfast student broadband can give you uninterrupted research, streaming and video call time with friends and family (once you’ve finished your assignments, of course).

Ultra fast, ultra reliable speeds

We don’t scrimp on internet speeds for students. You can choose which broadband speed works best for your studies.

Flexible contract

Our 30 day rolling broadband contract lets you cancel at any time, as long as you give us 30 days’ notice.

Frequently asked questions

What student internet deals do you have?

Although we don’t offer student discount on WiFi for students, you can choose from our standard 18 month contract, or opt for one of our super flexible 30 day rolling contracts.

What broadband speed do I need?

The best broadband deals for students are ones that allow you to get the fastest download speeds in your student accommodation. At Virgin Media, we have four fibre broadband packages to choose from – and because it’s fibre it means you’ll get a superfast connection.

Our first student package is M100 – it’s good for conducting research for your essays, scrolling on social media and bingeing on a few episodes. Our top student package is M500 – it’s the cream of the crop for multi-gaming, HD streaming and more.

How can I access the student WiFi deals?

That’s the easy part. We’ve made it easy to access the best broadband deals for students. Once you’ve chosen your student broadband package and contract length, simply give us your academic email address (they end in ac.uk) and we’ll take care of the rest.

The legal stuff

New customers only. SERVICES ONLY AVAILABLE IN VIRGIN MEDIA NETWORK AREAS. Subject to survey, network capacity and credit check. A minimum period applies to the services, please check basket for details.

What is a minimum period? **When you take any services from us you will be committing to taking that service for a minimum amount of time (e.g. 18 months). We call this a minimum period, minimum term or minimum commitment period but they mean the same thing. Please check your basket for details of the minimum period that applies to the services you have chosen.

What if I cancel or move home? If you cancel during the minimum period, you may need to pay an early disconnection fee, including when you move to a property outside of the Virgin Media Network area – this is because you will be asking to cancel your services early. The Virgin Media network does not cover all of the UK – please use our post code checker here to check availability. You can find more details on the early disconnection fee and process by visiting the Legal Stuff section of the website here. For the full terms and conditions please click here.