Key Information Set 2013/14 - Institution bed number
Key Information Set 2013/14
Institution bed number
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This field records the number of institution owned/sponsored beds.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
This field should contain the number of bed spaces in institution owned/sponsored accommodation for the location it is being reported for. This field should not be returned where no such accommodation exists.
This field should only represent accommodation available to undergraduates.
When counting institutional bed numbers, head tenancy agreements where the institution acts as an agent or a private landlord can lead to confusion over whether to count these beds as institutionally owned or privately owned. A distinction should be made based on the number of beds in the property; if it is 11 or more, then it should be included in institutional owned/sponsored, if it is 10 or below then it should be in private rental.
Vetted private accommodation should not be included in Location.INSTBEDS, as the accommodation is not owned or managed by the institution.
This field can contain values in the range 0-99999, validation will restrict the range to 1-15000.
Quality rules to follow
KIS data item.
Data type: BEDSType
|Year this field relates to||2013/14|
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