There are various types of bank accounts, so you need to look at your financial needs and habits to make sure you choose the one that's right for you.
When looking for your bank account, compare the following:
Some accounts even charge for paying on your debit card, cash withdrawals, standing orders and direct debits, so it’s worth finding this out in advance as you could be stuck paying a fee you hadn't expected.
Student accounts are well known for offering freebies. Just work out if their benefit is worthwhile, or whether you really need them anyway.