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Leaving Cert results out soon…what’s next?

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The Leaving Cert results are out soon, time to start thinking about the next steps…

Stressing about paying fees and covering accommodation costs? Waterford Credit Union can help with an affordable and flexible Student Loan. Did you know you can access your money on the go with our Current Account, Online Banking and Mobile App?


Student Loans

You worry about celebrating your results and leave us worry about financing! We understand how expensive student life can be – the fees, books/laptops, not to mention accommodation costs. So, if you’re leaving the nest for the first time to embark on your third level journey, or you’re returning to try something new, talk to Waterford credit union about a flexible student loan today. We are here to help!

You can call our lending team on 051-861616, email on loans@waterfordcu.ie or fill in the enquiry form.


John Hume Scholarship

Waterford Credit Union and St. Dominic Credit Union have joined forces to offer one lucky student €1,000 per year of any degree course they undertake in the Business School at Waterford Institute of Technology.

Closing date for applications: 20th September 2021

Find out more.


Student Current Account

Waterford Credit Union now offers a full Current Account with MasterCard Debit Card. You can operate a full-service current account, which is separate from your savings or loan accounts. The Debit MasterCard gives instant access to money in your current account through a globally accepted debit card, contact-less payments and most recently the addition of Google, Apple and Fitbit Pay. There are concessions available for students* and seniors.

Waterford Credit Union – a real and beneficial alternative to your bank.

*Members aged between 16-25 and in full-time education are exempt from the monthly maintenance fee.

You can sign up for a current account in branch or online (when logged in to your online banking). Find out more about our current account here.


Online & Mobile Banking

You can register for CU Online+ on our website and access it 24 hours a day, free of charge.

It’s quick, it’s easy, and it puts you in control.

What can you do online?

  • Check account balances & recent transactions
  • View / print statements
  • Apply for Current Account/ Debitcard
  • Transfer money
  • Pay bills
  • Calculate loan repayments
  • Apply for a loan

Mobile App

‘Waterford Credit Union’ app can be downloaded from the ‘App Store’ using an iPhone or Google ‘Play Store’ on Android.

Simply search ‘Waterford Credit Union’.

When logging in via the Waterford Credit Union app (after the first log in) members can set the facial recognition/fingerprint option if they have these options available on their phone.

Your log in details will be the same for the online banking and mobile app. Register here for online banking.


Don’t forget to think about your health and wellness…

With our new Member Reward Card which offers exclusive discounts to Waterford Credit Union members you can avail of the following:

10% Discount on Leisure Centre membership in the Tower Hotel.

5% discount on all pool admissions & membership purchases in Splashworld.

10% Discount across services with Wellness with Katie.

Special offers from Charlotte Pilates.

and much more, find out more and how to sign up for the Member Reward Card.


If you would like more information on any of our services please email comms@waterfordcu.ie or visit our website


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