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Staff Record 2013/14 - UK Provider Reference Number

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Staff Record 2013/14

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UK Provider Reference Number

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Short nameUKPRN

This field records the UK Provider Reference Number (UKPRN) which is the unique identifier allocated to HEIs by the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP)

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All higher education institutions (HEIs)


A single register of learning providers has been developed and the specification of this field falls within the scope of the Aligned Data Definitions and follows the Data standards in the HESA Staff record. In the long-term it is anticipated that the UKPRN will replace the plethora of identifiers used by different organisations in the higher education sector.

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Reason required

To identify the source of the record and used by HESA and its Statutory Customers to identify HEIs

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

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