Student Alternative record 2020/21
File structures for downloadable files - Expected instance population
Version 1.0 Produced 2021-06-23
The expected instance population download is a list of students for whom a record is expected in the 2020/21 return. The list consists of records that have been returned as 'live' in 2019/20.
This file is available as an XML file or as a CSV (Comma Separated Value) file.
|Field name||Description||Element name in XML output||Field length|
|Student.HUSID||HESA unique student identifier||HUSID||13|
|Provider.UKPRN||UK Provider Reference Number||UKPRN||8|
|Instance.NUMHUS||Student instance identifier||NUMHUS||20|
|NAMECAT (* see below)||Name concatenation||NAMECAT||102|
|Student.OWNSTU||Provider's own identifier for student||OWNSTU||20|
|Course.COURSEID († see below)||Course identifier||COURSEID||30|
|Course.CTITLE († see below)||Course title||CTITLE||255|
|Course.OWNCOURSEID († see below)||Own course identifier||OWNCOURSEID||50|
|Course.COURSEAIM († see below)||General qualification aim of course||COURSEAIM||3|
|Course.TTCID († see below)||Teacher training course||TTCID||1|
|EntryProfile.QUALENT3||Highest qualification on entry||QUALENT3||3|
|Instance.OWNINST||Provider's own identifier for instance||OWNINST||30|
|Instance.COMDATE||Start date of instance||COMDATE||10|
|UHN_STATUS (* see below)||Continuity register status||STATUS||2|
|YEAR (* see below)||The year this record was last active||YEAR||4|
|EntryProfile.UCASSCHEMECODE||UCAS Application Scheme Code||UCASSCHEMECODE||9|
Download: XML Schema for the expected instance population file.
* Fields which do not appear in the coding manual:
- NAMECAT - "Student.SURNAME (up to 100 characters) + ','+Student.FNAMES (first character)"
- UHN_STATUS - The Student Alternative continuity processing field XREG01 used to monitor which instances are live, dormant and not active.
- YEAR - The year this record was last active.
† The fields related to the Course are those associated with the latest Instance Period returned for the Instance (i.e. that with the latest InstancePeriod.PERIODSTART date.
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