Student record 2015/16 - Sexual orientation
Student record 2015/16
Fields required from institutions in Scotland
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This field records the sexual orientation of the student, on the basis of their own self-assessment
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All students (optional)
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Sexual orientation is recorded on the basis of the student's own self-assessment.
Suggested question (recommended by Stonewall): What is your sexual orientation?
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Code 98 'Information refused' should be returned when the question was asked but the individual answered that they 'preferred not to say'.
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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: SEXORTCodeContentType
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