Student 2021/22 - Disabled Student Allowance
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Disabled Student Allowance
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This field identifies whether the student with a disability is in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) or not.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
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This field relates solely to Disabled Students' Allowances funded by the Student Loans Company (SLC) or Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).
If Student.DISABLE is coded 08-96 indicating that the student has a disability, then this field should be coded 4, 5 or 9.
Code 9 should be used for all cases where it is known that the student has a disability, but it is not known whether or not they are in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance.
Providers are expected to collect this information from students annually.
Quality rules to follow
|Reason required||To permit disability-based analysis; for monitoring levels and trends in participation by particular groups of people; to monitor take-up of Disabled Students' Allowance as Disabled Students' Allowance is now not means tested; to support the allocation for disability premium by HEFCW; to permit analysis based on type of disability.|
Data type: DISALLCodeContentType
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