Student Alternative 2020/21 - Ethnicity
Student Alternative 2020/21
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This field records the ethnicity of the student, on the basis of their own self-assessment
Compulsory for all students where EntryProfile.DOMICILE = XF, XG, XH, XI, XK, XL, GG, JE, IM.
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Providers are expected to reconfirm this information with the student, on at least an annual basis.
Ethnicity is recorded on the basis of the student's own self-assessment.
Code 80 'Other ethnic background' should be used when a student indicates their ethnicity as something not included in the coding frame.
Code 90 'Not known' can be used when a student genuinely does not know their ethnicity, for example individuals who were adopted.
Code 98 'Information refused' should be returned when a student has explicitly refused to provide the information. The phrase 'Prefer not to say' can be used when collecting the data.
Advance HE has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please view https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/.
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|Reason required||To monitor equal opportunities issues in higher education.|
Data type: ETHNICCodeContentType
|Change management notes||Guidance has been updated to reflect the 'Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)' being absorbed into 'Advance HE', therefore any reference to ECU has been replaced with Advance HE.|
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