Rewards Program

Welcome to Van Schaik Bookstore Rewards, a program that offers its members their own App! An innovation aimed at rewarding you for shopping at Van Schaik Bookstore, using its App and an opportunity to thank you for your loyal support.

Now how does it all work? And what do you get?

Earning Rands

There are 2 ways to earn Van Schaik Rewards Rands:

In-store: Every time you purchase at a Van Schaik Bookstore you earn 1% cash-back – make sure you scan your virtual Rewards card in the App. If you don’t have the app yet, make sure to hand your Van Schaik Rewards card to the cashier to scan.

In-App: Every time you swipe on our screens you earn. Find out how here

Android users – just unlock your phone to earn or swipe in the Rewards tab of the App

IOS users – swipe inside the App on the rewards tab

In-App you can earn up to R90 a month, while swiping left, right or upwards, in-between classes or while you are on the taxi, bus or train home. Special Terms and Conditions apply.

Reap the benefits

Spend your Rands your way and whenever you like.

On Rewards

Spend your Rands with Rewards Partners like Dis-Chem or Shoprite Checkers.  We aim to add new Rewards regularly, because everybody likes choice.

Just go to the Rewards screen in the App to see what is on offer and select what you want. The instructions will follow.

On Airtime & data

Seeing flames when it comes to data? You can spend your Rands on Airtime or Data.

Go to the main App screen, click on Buy airtime or data and follow the steps – it’s that simple to top up.

On In-store purchases

Your Rands can also be spent at any Van Schaik Bookstore.

How? Just tell the cashier you want to use your Rands and scan your Rewards card in the App or the physical card if do not have the App yet.

On online purchases

Your Rands can also be spent on purchases.

How? Find your Rewards Balance in your Profile under Rewards Card. At checkout point under Payment Details you can insert the amount you would like to use. Rewards points used for online sales are non-refundable. Rewards Points are used in conjunction with credit card, instant EFT, sBux, IntelliMali and PayFlex payments.

On Competitions

We have monthly competitions running – your Rands allows you to enter some great competitions. Watch your lock screens for more details – then, swipe left to enter.

And some more?


Swipe by using your finger to move the V-logo on your lock screen to the left, right or upwards to interact with our awesome content inside the App Rewards screens:

  • student-related merchandise, 
  • events and vouchers, 
  • transport, 
  • food and 
  • airtime/data, internet connectivity. 

Real-time access to your Store Card account details.

You are able to purchase in-store items on a Van Schaik 30-day Store Card account and the Van Schaik Rewards app gives you 24/7 access to your account details.


Features include:

  • Viewing your Balance
  • Viewing your latest Statement and ability to send it to your app registered email address
  • Viewing your Transactions History
  • Viewing your Store Card in-app
  • Linking your Rewards and Store Card


In-App Panic Service - We’ve got your back

Safety on campus just got better with an embedded Armed Response Service, to assist when you feel unsafe. Simply sign up within the Van Schaik Rewards App and let the relevant folks know that you have taken a step towards your personal security. Those who love you would love that. Currently in selected areas.  Terms and Conditions apply.

Find us

By downloading our App on the Play Store or App Store on your mobile device here (for Android users) or here (for Apple iOS users). 

Look out for us on the socials as #VanSchaikRewards.


Local support is available at your nearest Van Schaik campus bookstore, share-call 08600STUDY / 0860078839, chat support on or email