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Alternative provider student 2016/17 - Disabled Student Allowance

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Alternative provider student 2016/17

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Disabled Student Allowance

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valid entries
Short nameDISALL

This field identifies whether the student with a disability is in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) or not.

Applicable toEngland 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.

Valid entries and labels
4In receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance
5Not in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance
9Information about Disabled Students' Allowance is not known/not sought

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
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

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.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: DISALL
Date modified2017-05-18
Change management notesThe 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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