You may qualify for a discount on your council tax bill, if you or the other people in your property are students. You will need to meet certain criteria to qualify.
Qualifying for a student discount
You can qualify for a student discount if you are:
- studying on a full time course with a college or university for at least one academic year. The course must consist of at least 21 hours per week of study, tuition or work experience.
- under 20 years of age and studying on a course of further education for at least three months. The course must consist of at least 12 hours per week of study, tuition or work experience.
You will not qualify for a student discount if there are two or more adults living in the property who are not students.
Initial assessment for a student discount