Benefits for Students in Scotland Handbook 2017/2018

Publication date: 2017 Edition: 15th edition Format: Paperback, 200 pages Published by: Child Poverty Action Group
ISBN: 978 1 910715 27 7


The Benefits for Students in Scotland Handbook is the key guide to benefits and tax credits for students in Scotland.

It includes information on:

  • benefit and tax credit entitlement for full-time and part-time students
  • how Scottish grants and loans affect benefits
  • how much benefit is paid in term time and vacations
  • benefits and tax credits for disabled students and students with children

Fully updated for the 2017/18 academic year, the handbook is an invaluable resource for anyone who advises students in Scotland. It is fully cross-referenced to the law and includes easy-to-use checklists and examples.

For CPAG members and CAB customers, the handbook is available for £17.00. Please contact us on 020 7812 5227 or email:

‘An essential and easy to use resource to help those working with students understand and advise on student funding and benefits in Scotland.’ - NUS SCOTLAND

‘This is an indispensable guide to how student funding impacts on the benefit system. A must for anyone helping students navigate their way through the funding maze.’ - ONE PARENT FAMILIES SCOTLAND

‘A marvellous tool for all student advisers’ - UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION

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