Student 2019/20 - REF dataREFData
Fields required from institutions in All fields
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A set of fields that describe the REF unit of assessment(s) relating to an Instance
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
Collaborative doctoral provision
If there is a formal collaborative arrangement to provide doctoral research training for a student, then this should be reflected in the REF Data fields.
Where there is a sequential collaboration (i.e. the student starts at one provider and reporting responsibilities are later transferred to another provider) the first provider should return code 12 'Transferred out due to collaborative supervision arrangements' in Instance.RSNEND, and complete Instance.COLTOPROV and Instance.COLTODATE; and the second provider should return Instance.NUMHUSPREV, Instance.COLFROMPROV and Instance.COLFROMDATE.
For more details on collaborative provision, see the Further guidance on collaborative supervision arrangements.
Quality rules to follow
|Reason required||This repeating element exists to allow an instance to be linked to more than one REF unit of assessment and/or more than one provider.|
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