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Student record 2015/16 - Sex identifier

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Student record 2015/16

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Sex identifier


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Typefield
Short nameSEXID
Description

This field records the sex of the student.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All students

Valid entries and labels
CodeLabel
1Male
2Female
3Other
Notes

The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. These resources can be found at Equality Challenge Unit. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please email ECU at [email protected]

ECU recommends the use of the terms 'other' and 'prefer not to say' for people who associate with the terms intersex, androgyne, intergender, ambigender, gender fluid, polygender and genderqueer.

HESA do not include a 'prefer not to say' option.

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Reason required

To monitor equal opportunities issues in the higher education sector and support higher education providers (HEPs) in meeting their obligations under the Equality Act 2010

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: SEXID
OwnerEquality Challenge Unit (ECU)
Version1.0

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