Student insurance

Cover your contents against theft & damage,
then get studying!

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What is students contents insurance?

  • It's a policy that protects your stuff against theft and damage
  • Standard policies usually cover items like your clothes, books and electronics
  • You could get extra cover for high-risk items like laptops, bikes and musical instruments
  • Some policies offer add-ons to protect against accidental damage and loss

Try reading our guide to tenants insurance if you'd like more details.

Why do I need student contents insurance?

If you're a student, the last thing you'll want to worry about is having to fork out money to replace your stuff after a theft or burglary. With contents insurance, you could protect yourself against theft and you could even get cover for damage or loss. Research from Aviva has found that:

  • The average student has possessions worth £2,000
  • 25% of parents are concerned that their child will be burgled while at university
  • 1 in 3 students fall victim to crime each year, according to the Home Office
  • As a student, you might have lots of expensive stuff that appeals to thieves, like your smartphone, laptop and other gadgets. You could take some simple precautions to lower the risk of you suffering a theft or robbery, such as ensuring your house is properly secured and not flashing your valuables in public.

Endsleigh insurance

With nearly 50 years of experience working with students, Endsleigh is the only insurance provider recommended by the NUS, and it provides insurance policies especially for students.

We know how important it is to stay connected while you're at uni, not just to family and friends but to your studies too. That's why you could find cover that includes the promise of 24 hour replacement for laptops and phones**.

**24 hours represents one working day from Endsleigh approving your claim.

Student insurance tips

Make the most of your policy by checking the following:

  • The terms and conditions as some policies may have specific requirements, for example, locking the bedroom door when leaving the house.
  • Don't assume your things are covered by your parent's home insurance policies - parental policies will often have certain exclusions which won't give a student the full cover they need.
  • The excess before buying, as it might not be worth paying £250 excess for a £300 laptop.
  • The period of cover, as the policy may not cover your belongings when the term time ends.

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Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited is regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered office; Shurdington Road, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire GL51 4UE. Registered in England no: 856706.