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HESA Student Record 2007/08 - Disabled Student Allowance

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HESA Student Record 2007/08

Fields required from institutions in Northern Ireland

Disabled Student Allowance

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Short nameDISALL

This field identifies whether the student with a disability is in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) or not.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All Instances where Student.DISABLE is between 02 and 96 inclusive and where Instance.REDUCEDI = 00

Base data typeDISALLCodeType
Field length1
Part of
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Reason required

To permit disability-based analysis; for monitoring levels and trends in participation by particular groups of people; to monitor take-up of Disabled Students' Allowance as Disabled Students' Allowance is now not means tested; to support the allocation for disability premium by HEFCW; to permit analysis based on type of disability.


If Student.DISABLE is coded 02-96 indicating that the student has a disability, then this field should be coded 4, 5 or 9.

Code 9 should be used for all cases where it is known that the student has a disability, but it is not known whether or not they are in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance.

Change management notesMinimum occurrences reduced to 0
Business rules

Instance.DISALL must exist where Student.DISABLE = 02 - 96 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00


Instance.DISALL code 4 is only available where Course.COURSEAIM begins D, E, L, M, H, I, J or C


Instance.DISALL must not exist where Student.DISABLE = 00, 97, 98 or 99


Instance.DISALL can not be coded 4 where (EntryProfile.DOMICILE exists and is not coded GG, JE, XL, XK, IM, XF, XI, XH, XG)

Schema components
Element: DISALL
Valid entries and labels
4In receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance
5Not in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance
9Information about Disabled Students' Allowance is not known/not sought

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