Open a New Student Chequing Account and get up to

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*Open an eligible account and complete the qualifying criteria.

Open an eligible chequing account on the Student Life banking package, with a valid email address and sign up for Online Banking

  • Interac® Debit Transaction (Point of Sale) 
  • Send Interac® e-Transfer 
  • Bill Payment via Online Banking or Mobile App

Sign up for Alterna Savings Online Banking

Provide Alterna Savings with a valid email address

Complete at least two transactions of at least $25 in any of the following categories:



Then, within 90-days of opening the new account:




Our student account gives you unlimited day-to-day transactions and no monthly fees.


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* Terms and conditions apply. Limited time offer. Click here for full terms and conditions .

Alterna Savings is a member of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario. For further information on deposit insurance, please ask for a brochure at the credit union or visit FSRA’s website at