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Student 2018/19 - Disabled Student Allowance

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Student 2018/19

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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 Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All Instances where Student.DISABLE is between 08 and 96 inclusive and where Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 unless provider in Wales and Course.COURSEAIM begins with P, Q, R, S or X.

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 Student.DISABLE is coded 08-96 indicating that the student has a disability, then this field should be coded 4, 5 or 9.

Code 4 must have a Course.COURSEAIM beginning with D, E, L, M, H, I, J or C.

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 relating to this entity are displayed here.
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; to support the allocation for disability premium by HEFCW; to permit analysis based on type of disability.
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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: DISALL

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