HESA Student Record 2011/12 - Gender
HESA Student Record 2011/12
return to field list
This field identifies the gender of the student. The definition of gender is intended to be classification of (biological) sex
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Valid entries and labels|
The specification of this field falls within the scope of the Aligned Data Definitions and follows the Data Standards in the HESA student record.
Code 9 'Indeterminate' means unable to be classified as either male or female. It should not be used as a substitute or proxy for 'Not known'. The term 'indeterminate gender' is intended to identify those who are 'intersex' and is not related in any way to trans-gender.
For students entering through UCAS this information will be available from UCAS via the *J transaction.
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
To permit gender-based analysis and also to facilitate record linkage across collections.
Data type: GENDERCodeContentType
|Owner||Information Standards Board - Aligned Data Definitions|
Contact Liaison by email or on 01242 211144.