UK Provider Reference Number
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This field records the UK Provider Reference Number which is the unique identifier allocated to institutions by the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP).
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Base data type||UKPRNType|
To identify source of record; used by HESA and all Statutory Customers to identify institution of student.
A single register of learning providers is being developed, and the specification of this field falls within the scope of the Aligned Data Definitions and follows the Data Standards in the HESA student record. In the long-term it is anticipated that the UKPRN will replace the plethora of institution identifiers used by different organisations in the education sector.
A software developers toolkit - to support the development of UKRLP web services - can be found by following the Software Development Kit link from http://schemas.lsc.gov.uk/.
|Owner||UK Register of Learning Providers|
Data type: UKPRNType