Student 2020/21 - Disabled Student Allowance
Fields required from institutions in All fields
Disabled Student Allowance
return to field list
This field identifies whether the student with a disability is in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) or not.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Valid entries and labels|
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 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 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.|
Data type: DISALLCodeContentType
|Change management notes||Coverage updated to remove references to FE data in Wales as this is no longer collected. Additonally guidance that related to FE data in Wales removed as this is no longer collected.|
Contact Liaison by email or on +44 (0)1242 388 531.