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Student Alternative 2020/21 - UCAS Personal Identifier

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Student Alternative 2020/21

Fields required from institutions in England

UCAS Personal Identifier

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This field records the 10-character code issued by UCAS.

Applicable toEngland

All students who entered any of their current instances via a UCAS scheme and who have been issued a UCAS Personal Identifier


The UCAS Personal Identifier together with the UCAS Application Scheme Code forms the UCAS Application Identifier.

The UCAS Personal Identifier is sometimes presented using hyphens between characters 3 and 4 and between characters 6 and 7. These hyphens are not to be included in this field.

This information will be available from UCAS via the *J transaction.

This field is not required for students who did not enter a current Instance via UCAS.

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Reason required To facilitate validation between UCAS and HESA data.
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Field length10
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: UCASPERIDType
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Date modified2021-01-06
Change management notesScotland removed from applicable to as only English providers are returning to C20054.

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