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Student record 2015/16 - UK Provider Reference Number

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Student record 2015/16

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UK Provider Reference Number


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Typefield
Short nameUKPRN
Description

This field records the UK Provider Reference Number which is the unique identifier allocated to providers by the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP).

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All providers

Notes

A single register of learning providers is being developed, and the specification of this field falls within the scope of the Aligned Data Definitions and follows the Data Standards in the HESA student record. In the long-term it is anticipated that the UKPRN will replace the plethora of provider identifiers used by different organisations in the education sector.

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Reason required

To identify source of record; used by HESA and all Statutory Customers to identify provider of student.

Part of
Field length8
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: UKPRN
Data type: UKPRNType
OwnerUK Register of Learning Providers
Version1.0

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