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Student record 2015/16 - Disabled Student Allowance

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Student record 2015/16

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Disabled Student Allowance


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Typefield
Short nameDISALL
Description

This field identifies whether the student with a disability is in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) or not.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All Instances where Student.DISABLE is between 02 and 96 inclusive and where Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 unless provider in Wales and Course.COURSEAIM begins with P, Q, R, S or X.

Valid entries and labels
CodeLabel
4In receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance
5Not in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance
9Information about Disabled Students' Allowance is not known/not sought
Notes

This field relates solely to Disabled Students' Allowances funded by the Student Loans Company (SLC) or Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).

If Student.DISABLE is coded 02-96 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; to support the allocation for disability premium by HEFCW; to permit analysis based on type of disability.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: DISALL
OwnerHESA
Version1.1
Date modified2016-01-28
Change management notesGuidance in the Notes section updated to specify that this field relates solely to DSA funded by either the Student Loans Company (SLC) or Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).

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