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HESA Student Record 2007/08 - Dependants in reporting year

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HESA Student Record 2007/08

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Dependants in reporting year

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Short nameSDEPEND

This field will record whether the student has any dependents.

Applicable toScotland

All students at institutions in Scotland where any Instance.REDUCEDI = 00

Base data typeSDEPENDCodeType
Field length2
Part of
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Reason required

To monitor and develop student support policies in Scotland.


This field should be updated for each reporting period.

In codes 01 and 04, 'Young people/children' refers to young people aged 17 and under financially or otherwise dependant on the student.

Date modified2008-02-29
Change management notesBusiness rule 2 added
Business rules

Student.SDEPEND must exist for all students at institutions in Scotland where any Instance.REDUCEDI = 00


Student.SDEPEND must not exist for institutions in England, Northern Ireland or Wales

Schema components
Element: SDEPEND
Valid entries and labels
01Young people/children
02Other relatives/friends
03No dependents
04Both young people/children & other relatives/friends
99Not known

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