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Staff 2023/24 - Higher education provider (HEP) joint contract

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Higher education provider (HEP) joint contract

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Short nameHEIJOINT

This field records the UK Provider Reference Number (UKPRN) of one other higher education provider (HEP) involved in a joint contract. The UKPRN is the unique identifier allocated to HEPs by the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP)

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All joint contracts where Contract.TERMS is coded 1 or 2.


A single register of learning providers has been developed and the specification of this field falls within the scope of the Aligned Data Definitions. In the long-term it is anticipated that the UKPRN will replace the plethora of identifiers used by different organisations in the higher education sector.

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Field length8
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Data type: UKPRNType

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