Student Exemption & Discount Review 2017

We are carrying out a review of Council Tax discounts currently in place across Stevenage. If you've received a request for information about your student exemption please complete our review form using the link below.

A student certificate for each academic year must be uploaded in respect of each student.

For the purpose of a Council Tax discount/exemption a student is defined as a person who is undertaking a:

Full-time course of education :

  • Subsists for at least one academic year
  • Requires attendance for at least 24 weeks in each year: and
  • Requires study, tuition or work experience for an average of 21 hours per week.

Or a qualifying course of education:

  • Person must be aged under 20 years
  • The course must subsist for at least 3 calendar months
  • Exceeds 12 hours per week on relevant activities
  • Does not include evening classes or correspondence courses