The Student Support and Benefits Handbook is the definitive up-to-date practical guide to financial support for students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.Produced in conjunction with the National Union of Students, this new edition is fully updated for the 2017/18 academic year, and contains all the latest rules on students' entitlement to benefits and tax credits, including universal credit.Useful summary tables and step-by-step guides are included to help assist with calculating benefit entitlement in the light of student income.
* What grants and loans are available to students in further or higher education?* Which benefits and tax credits can you claim as a full-time or part-time student?* How is your student income treated for benefit purposes?* Can you get the new universal credit?* Can you claim benefits while taking time out from studying?