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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2020/21 - HESA Unique student identifier

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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2020/21

Fields required from institutions in All fields

HESA Unique student identifier

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Short nameHUSID

This data item records the HESA unqiue student identifier which is allocated to each student in the HE provider's student record.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Higher Education Institutions (HEI) and Alternative Providers (APs)


The same Graduate.HUSID can occur multiple times when an individual has been awarded multiple qualifications which fall into different census.

The HUSID for an individual graduate will be the HUSID that was returned for that student in the relevant Student or AP Student record.

Required for valid responseYes
To be asked of third partyYes
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Field length13
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: HUSID

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