Student 2016/17 - Year left last provider
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Year left last provider
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This field is a four digit number linked to EntryProfile.PREVINST, denoting the year in which the student left the previous provider.
All entrants to providers in Scotland where EntryProfile.ARTICLN = 1, 2, 3 or 4
Code 9999 should be used for 'Not known'.
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This information is used by the Scottish Government in projections and planning for the sector and analysis of trends in the take-up of higher education. Knowing the year left last provider helps with the matching of students to their previous study details at another provider.
Information about articulating students is required by the Scottish Government who wish to compare educational outcomes for those students moving without a gap into a course at a HEP and those who have left a gap of a year or more.
Data type: YearWithUnknownType
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