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Short nameActivity

The Activity entity describes the contract activities

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All contracts


This repeating element exists to allow a contract to hold multiple sets of activity information.

A maximum of six occurrences of Contract.Activity is permitted for members of staff where any of the following criteria is met:

  • Contract.LEVELS is coded:
    • A0 'Vice-Chancellor/Principal/Head of Institution'
    • B0 'UCEA level 2'
    • C1 'UCEA level 3A'
    • C2 'UCEA level 3B'
    • D1 'UCEA level 3/4A1'
    • D2 'UCEA level 3/4A2'
  • Contract.ACEMPFUN is coded 4 'Not an academic contract'
  • OR
  • All instances of Activity.ACTSOC are in the SOC2010 Major Groups 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9.

When this criteria is not met a maximum of three occurrences is permitted.

If a contract has more than three (or six) activities and/or HESA cost centres, higher education providers (HEPs) should return three (or six) occurrences of this element to reflect the most significant activities.

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Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences6
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Element: Activity
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