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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Year left last institution

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Scotland

Year left last institution

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Short nameYRLLINST

This field is a four digit number linked to EntryProfile.PREVINST, denoting the year in which the student left the previous institution.

Applicable toScotland

All entrants to institutions in Scotland where EntryProfile.ARTICLN = 1, 2, 3 or 4


Code 9999 should be used for 'Not known'.

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Reason required

This information is used by the Scottish Government in projections and planning for the sector and analysis of trends in the take-up of higher education. Knowing the year left last institution helps with the matching of students to their previous study details at another institution.

Information about articulating students is required by the Scottish Government who wish to compare educational outcomes for those students moving without a gap into a course at an HEI and those who have left a gap of a year or more.

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Field length4
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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