If you receive benefits, your situation is likely to change as eligibility is limited to single parents, disabled students and partners of students, however your student income will be taken into account. If this affects you, get in touch with Jobcentre Plus or UPSU:Advice, who have qualified Benefits Advisors to take you through your possible entitlements as a student.
Council tax discounts and exemptions
As a full-time student, you won't be counted for council tax purposes. That means you could have your bill reduced by 25 per cent if you are one of two adults in your property, or even receive a complete exemption if you're the only adult resident.