There are some circumstance where a student can claim some welfare benefits.  If you’re a student in further or higher education in the UK you may be able to claim some benefits from the government in addition to any student funding you get depending on your circumstances and whether you’re studying full- or part-time.

For more information about claiming benefits as a student you should go to the NUSU site.

If you are already claiming benefits but your circumstances have changed during the COVID crisis you should look at our dedicated benefit pages on our website to see if you can get any additional help.