You can read our full guide to tax credits elsewhere on our website.
State benefits for students are a complex area, so we cannot provide a comprehensive guide on this website. But you might also want to look at:
Otherwise, we primarily suggest that you look at the GOV.UK website for more information on financial help if you are a student or need support for further education. But take care that you are looking at the right information for you as sometimes rules can be different depending on whether you are living or studying in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
GOV.UK also offers a section on Benefits.
Disabled students might also find the Disability Alliance UK website's checklist of benefits helpful. There is further information on tax, benefits and employment law at LITRG's separate Disability Tax Guide website which is particularly aimed at those employing a support worker or personal assistant.