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Students and benefits

Universal credit and students

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

Universal credit for lone parent students

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

Benefits and tax credits for students

Overview of benefits and tax credits for students in Scotland

Benefits and tax credits for lone parent students

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.

Benefits for Students in Scotland handbook

Print and free online guide to support available for students in Scotland.

Students and benefits e-bulletin June 2019

Student handbook online update, claiming benefits in the summer, new caselaw, factsheets and more

Benefits and tax credits for European students

Information on social security in the UK for students from the European Economic Area

Parents claiming for young people in further education or training

This factsheet explains when a parent, or someone responsible for a child, can continue to claim benefits for a child aged 16 or over.

Benefits for young people in further education or training

This factsheet covers the special rules that apply for young people in further education, or on certain training courses.

Benefits for disabled students

If you are a full-time student with a long-term illness or disability you may be able to stay on benefits while you are studying.