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Students and benefits

Students and benefits ebulletin - March 2021

New online training dates, claiming benefits when a course ends, and more

Universal credit for lone parent students

April 2021
This factsheet has information about universal credit for lone parents on a course of education.

Universal credit and students

April 2021
This factsheet explains the rules for students claiming universal credit in Scotland.

Benefits and tax credits for lone parent students

April 2021
This factsheet sets out the main social security benefits and tax credits that lone parents may be able to claim during a course of education.

Students and benefits ebulletin - December 2020

NEW Care-experienced student factsheet, online training, disabled students

Universal credit and students (Scotland) 27 - 28 October 2021 ONLINE

27th October 2021 to 28th October 2021
Online Scotland
With the introduction of universal credit, the benefit rules for students as we know them are swept away and new rules set up in their place. This ‘one-day equivalent’ course...

Students and benefits - eligibility (Scotland) 23 - 24 February 2022 ONLINE

23rd February 2022 to 24th February 2022
Online Scotland
Many advisers work with students in both further and higher education. This course explains the different benefits that further and higher education students can claim, including universal credit. The course...

Students and benefits - an update (Scotland) 18 November 2021 ONLINE

18th November 2021
Online Scotland
Make sure you know how recent benefit changes are likely to affect students. This half-day course is for advisers with a good working knowledge of the benefits and tax credits...

Students and benefits - an update (Scotland) 9 June 2021 ONLINE

9th June 2021
Online Scotland
**FULLY BOOKED** Places are available on the next course on 18 November 2021. Make sure you know how recent benefit changes are likely to affect students. This half-day course is...

Students and benefits - the basics (Scotland) 26 May 2021 ONLINE

26th May 2021
Online Scotland
This course gives an overview of benefits and tax credits that students can claim. It helps student advisers recognise when these are relevant for students, and advise them appropriately. It...