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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Institutions own campus identifier

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Scotland

Institutions own campus identifier

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Short nameINSTCAMP

This field contains the institution's own campus identifier.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Compulsory for institutions in Wales where Course.COURSEAIM is coded X41 to X46. Optional for all other instances.


This field will collect the institution’s own campus identifier to enable institutions to identify groups of students, such as nurses or continuing education students, for their own purposes, since these may not be mutually exclusive to the strengthened requirement for Instance.CAMPID to show distinct physical site only.

For instances linked to Welsh For Adults courses, this field must contain the postcode of the venue the course is being studied at. Where the venue changes within the duration of the course, then use the postcode of where the majority of the course takes place. There is further guidance on valid postcode formats at: The business rule structure validation is slightly less strict than that described in UK Government Data Standards Catalogue, as not all parsers will support the full GDSC definition. All postcodes are validated against valid postcodes at exception.

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Reason required

For institutional use, to prevent inappropriate use of CAMPID. Also used to record location of venue for Welsh for Adults instances

Part of
Field length8
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: INSTCAMPType
Date modified2013-10-02
Change management notesData type 'INSTCAMPType' adjusted to prevent the return of nulls in this field.

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