Student record 2015/16 - Gender identity
Student record 2015/16
Fields required from institutions in Scotland
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This field records the gender identity of the student. Students should, according to their own self-assessment, indicate if their gender identity is the same as the gender originally assigned to them at birth.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All students (optional)
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Gender identity is recorded on the basis of the student's own self-assessment.
The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) suggested question: Is your gender identity the same as the gender you were originally assigned at birth?
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].
Code 98 'Information refused' should be returned when the question was asked but the individual answered that they 'preferred not to say'.
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
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
Data type: GENDERIDCodeContentType
|Owner||Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)|
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