If you are claiming the following income assessed benefits and meet the general eligibility you will be eligible for free tuitions

General eligibility:

  • You have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years 
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 31st August 2021.
     

Eligibility relating to Income Related Benefits:

  • Claiming Job Seeker's Allowance (you must provide your NI Number)
  • Claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) (you must provide your NI Number)
  • Claiming Universal Credit and earn less than £345 per month or household earns less than £552 per month (you must provide your NI Number)
  • Claiming or are dependent on someone who claims Council Tax Reduction (not single occupancy discount)
  • Claiming Working Tax Credit
  • Claiming Income Support
  • Claiming Pension Guarantee Credit
  • Claiming or are dependent on someone who claims Housing Benefit
  • Claiming Asylum in the UK. As an Asylum Seeker you will need to have been a resident in the UK for six months or longer, have an Application Registration Card (ARC) or Standard Acknowledgement letter (SAL) and a current Asylum Support Agreement from UK Visas and Immigration.
     

Alternatively you may be eligible for support if you are:

If you are not sure of your status or need further information, contact our Student Support team by email: studentsupport@wea.org.uk or by calling 0300 303 3464.