Student Alternative 2018/19 - Sex identifier
Student Alternative 2018/19
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This field records the sex of the student.
|Applicable to||England Scotland|
Compulsory for all students on designated courses or where designation is held at provider level. Optional for all students on non-designated courses.
|Valid entries and labels|
Providers are expected to reconfirm this information with the student, on at least an annual basis.
The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. These resources can be found at Equality Challenge Unit. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please email ECU at [email protected] or view ECU's guidance on Monitoring sex and gender.
The use of 'other' is more appropriate for people who associate with the terms intersex, androgyne, intergender, ambigender, gender fluid, polygender and gender queer.
HESA will not be including a 'prefer not to say' option.
Quality rules relating to this entity are displayed here.
|Reason required||To monitor equal opportunities issues in higher education.|
Data type: SEXIDCodeContentType
|Owner||Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)|
|Change management notes||Guidance added for these fields to clarify that providers are expected to reconfirm this information with the student at least on an annual basis.|
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