HESA Student Record 2007/08 - Year left last institution
HESA Student Record 2007/08
Year left last institution
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This field is a four digit number linked to EntryProfile.PREVINST, denoting the year in which the student left the previous institution.
All entrants to institutions in Scotland where EntryProfile.ARTICLN = 1, 2, 3 or 4
|Base data type||YearWithUnknownType|
This information is used by the Scottish Executive (Scottish Government) in projections and planning for the sector and analysis of trends in the take-up of higher education. Knowing the year left last institution helps with the matching of students to their previous study details at another institution.
Information about articulating students is required by the Scottish Executive (Scottish Government) who wish to compare educational outcomes for those students moving without a gap into a course at an HEI and those who have left a gap of a year or more.
Code 9999 should be used for 'Not known'.
|Change management notes||Business rule 2 added. Datatype modified to YearWithUnknownType to allow 'unknown' value 9999.|
Data type: YearWithUnknownType
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