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HESA Aggregate return for student studying wholly overseas 2010/11 - UK Provider Reference Number

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HESA Aggregate return for student studying wholly overseas 2010/11

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UK Provider Reference Number

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Short nameUKPRN

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 toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All institutions


A single register of learning providers is being developed as a part of the Managing Information Across Partners (MIAP) programme. 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

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Reason required

To identify source of record; used by HESA and all Statutory Customers to identify institutions.

Part of
Field length8
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: UKPRN
Data type: UKPRNType
OwnerUK Register of Learning Providers

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