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AP student record 2014/15 - Disabled Student Allowance

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AP student record 2014/15

Fields required from institutions in England

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

Compulsory for all students on either designated courses or where designation is held at provider level, and StudentEquality.DISABLE is between 08 and 96 inclusive. Not permitted for students submitted for UNISTATS only.

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 StudentEquality.DISABLE is coded 08-96 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.

Providers are expected to collect this information from students annually.

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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.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: DISALL
Date modified2014-10-30
Change management notesCoverage statement rephrased to include providers who hold blanket designation, rather than course-specific designation.

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