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Student 2020/21 - Fee waiver type

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Student 2020/21

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Fee waiver type

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This field records the reasons for part-time fee waivers being given to students under the HEFCW part-time fee waiver scheme.

Applicable toWales

All instances at providers in Wales where EntryProfile.DOMICILE = XI and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 and Instance.MODE = 31 and Instance.FUNDCODE = 1 and (Course.COURSEAIM begins with H, I, J, C or is M22, M26, M28 or (M71, M73 and where Course.TTCID is not 1))

Valid entries and labels
01Job seeker
04No fee waiver given

The reason an eligible student received a part-time fee waiver matches the categories contained in the fee waiver scheme guidance given in HEFCW circular W14/28HE. In summary these are:

01 Job seeker The student is a registered jobseeker, and has been for a continuous period of no less than six weeks prior to the date of application for fee waiver.
02 Benefits
  • The student's family is in receipt of:
  • Universal credit;
  • Income support;
  • Income based jobseekers allowance;
  • Housing benefit;
  • Pension credit;
  • Council tax reduction;
  • Working tax credits.
  • Or, the student is in receipt of:
  • Employment and Support Allowance;
  • Personal Independent Payment;
  • Severe Disablement Allowance;
  • Disability Living Allowance;
  • Attendance Allowance;
  • Incapacity Benefit.
  • Or, the sole income to the student's family is Department for Work and Pensions benefits.
03 Discretionary Discretionary
04 No fee waiver given No fee waiver is given under the HEFCW part-time fee waiver scheme.

Where a combination of categories applies, the first applicable on the list should be used (i.e. if 01 applies, return code 01 even if 02 also applies).

For more information, please see HEFCW circular W14/28HE.

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Reason required To get information about which students benefit from a part-time fee waiver given through the HEFCW scheme and to monitor the reasons for giving fee waivers.
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