Student Alternative 2020/21 - Sexual orientation
Student Alternative 2020/21
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This field records the sexual orientation of the student, on the basis of their own self-assessment
Compulsory for all students.
|Valid entries and labels|
Providers are expected to reconfirm this information with the student, on at least an annual basis.
Sexual orientation is recorded on the basis of the student's own self-assessment.
Suggested question (recommended by Stonewall): What is your sexual orientation?
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/.
Code 98 'Information refused' should be returned when the question was asked but the individual answered that they 'preferred not to say'.
Quality rules relating to this entity are displayed here.
|Reason required||To monitor equal opportunities issues in higher education.|
Data type: SEXORTCodeContentType
|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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