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Student Alternative 2019/20 - Disabled Student Allowance

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Student Alternative 2019/20

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Disabled Student Allowance


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valid entries
Typefield
Short nameDISALL
Description

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

Applicable toEngland Scotland
Coverage

Compulsory for all instances where StudentEquality.DISABLE is between 08 and 96 inclusive.

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

Providers are expected to reconfirm this information with the student, on at least an annual basis.

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.

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
OwnerHESA
Version1.1
Date modified2020-09-22
Change management notesThe coverage has been updated and 'all instances and' has been amended to 'all instances where'.

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