Welfare benefits are payments given by the government to certain people on low incomes, or to meet specific needs.
This article provides information on the main benefits King's students can claim. More information on all the different benefit is available by visiting the GOV UK: Benefits webpage. 

What different types of benefits are available?


I am a full-time student. Can I claim benefits?  



I am a part-time student. Can I claim benefits?

I already have a welfare benefit claim, will my claim be impacted by my student status and funding?  



I have a disability or long-term illness. Can I claim disability benefits?



I'm having time off my studies. Can I still apply for benefits?



Will my immigration status affect my ability to claim?



I'm a student with a partner, does that change things?