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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Disabled Student Allowance

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Scotland

Disabled Student Allowance

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valid entries
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 unless institution in Wales and Course.COURSEAIM begins with P, Q, R, S or X.

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

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.

Institutions are expected to collect this information from students annually.

Quality rules
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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.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: DISALL

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