Factsheets

Universal credit for lone parent students

April 2022
This factsheet has information about universal credit for lone parents on a course of education.

Universal credit and students

April 2022
This factsheet explains the rules for students claiming universal credit in Scotland.

Benefits and tax credits for lone parent students

April 2022
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.

Tax credits: moving on to universal credit

April 2022
This factsheet covers the differences between tax credits and universal credit.

Universal credit

April 2022
This factsheet provides an overview of universal credit and summarises the main rules affecting claimants.

Kinship carers and universal credit

Kinship care
This factsheet explains the universal credit rules for kinship carers.

Care-experienced young people and benefits: giving good advice

Produced in conjunction with STAF, this factsheet explains the special benefit rules affecting some young care leavers and young people in 'continuing care'.