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Engagement start date (ENGSTARTDATE)

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Key Value
Name Engagement start date
Part of Engagement (Engagement)
Description This field records the start date for the Engagement.
Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage All Engagements

A student is considered to have started their Engagement if they have attended a class or lecture, accessed online materials or attended a freshers or induction week.

It is normally expected that this date would align with the first associated StudentCourseSession.SCSSTARTDATE.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? No
Reason required To determine whether the include a student is any particular population definition, to calculate the duration of a student's education.
Field Length 10 (in the format YYYY-MM-DD)

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