Alternative provider student 2016/17 - Disabled Student Allowance
Alternative provider student 2016/17
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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 Scotland|
Compulsory for all instances on designated courses or where designation is held at provider level, and StudentEquality.DISABLE is between 08 and 96 inclusive. Not permitted for students on non-designated courses. Optional for students on a designated course who are dormant for the whole reporting year.
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This field relates solely to Disabled Students' Allowances funded by the Student Loans Company (SLC) or Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).
If StudentEquality.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.
Data type: DISALLCodeContentType
|Change management notes||The coverage has been updated to allow for the return of students on a designated course, where they are dormant for the whole reporting year on an optional basis.|
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