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Key Information Set 2016/17 - Support details URL

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Key Information Set 2016/17

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Support details URL

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This field provides links to further details on financial support.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Where KISCourse.KISTYPE = 1 or 2.


This field should contain a URL for a webpage that contains further details about the financial support available to students. It is for providers to decide whether the page is course specific although the decision should be driven by the degree to which support varies between individual courses.

Providers in Wales will need to ensure that the page also contains details of, or links to, further information about the costs of study as detailed in the HEFCW circular W10/07HE.

This field must not be returned where KISCourse.KISTYPE = 3.

Valid URL

This field must contain a valid website URL. Providers must ensure that URLs are active and link to the correct page. Validation checks will only check for basic structure, to ensure that the URL starts with either http or https and contains only Latin non-accented characters.

For further information on accessibility and validation of URL fields, please see our further guidance on URLs page.

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KIS data item

Part of
Field length255
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: URLType
Change management notesAdditional guidance has been added to clarify that URLs provided should be at course level, where information differs between courses.

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