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Sign in to your Universal Credit account to:
Once you officially become a student, you enter a whole new world of learning activities, teaching styles, and assessment methods.
When you sign up for classes, they take a certain number of credits. Some universities assign 3-5 credits per class. Some universities assign 1 or 2 credits per class. Credits are an approximate way to keep track of how much work the class will be, how many hours the professor/students will need to put in.
You’ll usually have to pay Council Tax if you’re 18 or over and own or rent a home.
A full Council Tax bill is based on at least 2 adults living in a home. Spouses and partners who live together are jointly responsible for paying the bill.
You’ll get 25% off your bill if you count as an adult for Council Tax and either:
You’ll usually get a 50% discount if no-one living in your home, including you, counts as an adult.
You will not have to pay any Council Tax if everyone in your home, including you, is a full-time student.
These people are not counted as adults for Council Tax:
You apply for council housing through your local council.
Each council has its own rules.
You’ll usually have to join a waiting list and you’re not guaranteed to get a property. Ask your council how long you’re likely to have to wait.
You can apply if you’re 18 or over (some councils let you apply if you’re 16 or over).
You may be able to apply even if you do not live in the area.
Councils decide who gets offered housing based on a ‘points’ or ‘banding’ system.
Points and bands are based on housing need. For example, you’re likely to be offered housing first if you:
Once you’re high enough on the list, your council will contact you about an available property.