Apple has tacitly set the price of its Apple Music subscription for university students in several countries, where the company emails students to inform them that their subscription will increase in price slightly in the future.


The price change is not widespread and is based on: MacRumors’ findings, will affect Apple Music student subscribers in but not limited to Australia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, India, South Africa, Indonesia, Israel and Kenya.

“Thank you for subscribing to ‌Apple Music‌. We wanted to notify you of an upcoming change to this subscription,” reads an email from Apple to ‌Apple Music‌ student subscribers. “Apple is increasing the price of this subscription from $1.49 per month to $1.99 per month,” an email from Apple reading to a customer in South Africa.

Apple offers students a discounted price of ‌Apple Music‌ compared to the company’s regular individual subscription. In the United States, “Apple Music” is offered for $4.99 per month for college students, compared to the standard offer of $9.99 per month. Customers can also get ‌Apple Music‌ bundled with Apple Onewhich offers various Apple services starting at $14.95 per month.

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