Student Services

Oyster cards for current students

The University of Greenwich subscribes to the TfL student discount Oyster Card scheme. Information on how to apply for the scheme can be found here.

The TfL 18+ Oyster Card is a service provided by Transport for London and a service that the University subscribes to.  The terms and conditions as well as the eligibility are set by TfL, 

However please remember that students who are eligible for the TfL 18+ Oyster card should not apply until they are fully registered and are in possession of a Greenwich Gateway Card.  Failing to follow this guidance could result in an application being rejected and result in the loss of the application fee.

The University of Greenwich is only able to support applications for students studying at one of the universities main campuses.  Students studying at a partner or network college will need to approach their relevant student support services for guidance.

Further information on Student Oyster Cards.

To apply you will need:

  • Your Student ID Number (the 9 digit number quoted on your Greenwich Gateway card that starts with 00 or 000)
  • A credit or debit card to pay the relevant application fee
  • Your programme start and end dates
  • An active e-mail address
  • A digital photograph of yourself

How to apply

Fully registered students can apply by visiting the Oyster Online Photocard website.

Partner and Network Colleges of the University

The University of Greenwich will only be able to endorse applications for students studying at one of our three university campuses.  Students studying with one of our Partner or Network Colleges will need to check with their home college for information about the scheme and how to apply.