Student 2016/17 - Disabled Student Allowance
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Disabled Student Allowance
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This field identifies whether the student with a disability is in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) or not.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Valid entries and labels|
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 08-96 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.
Quality rules to follow
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.
Data type: DISALLCodeContentType
|Change management notes||Coverage statement amended to re-insert Student.DISABLE valid entry 08 into the list of valid entries for which this field is required. Code 08 represents those with multiple disabilities, and had been accidentally deleted when deprecated codes were removed in an earlier version of this manual.|
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