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Key Value
Name Student
Short Name Student
Version 1.7.0
Description Holds the attributes of the student engaging with education.
Uniquely Identified by

Each Student (Student) is uniquely identified by:

Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage An entity is required for each Student within the coverage of the record.

A Student record must be returned for each student that meets the coverage criteria of the HESA student record.

Full details of the coverage statement can be found in the Coverage of the record

As the coverage requires that a student has attended a provider before they need to be returned, if a Student entity exists, there must also be an associated Engagement and StudentCourseSession to show the activity that meets the coverage of the record.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Reason Required This entity exists to hold elements that describe the student and to hold the engagements relating to the student.
Minimum Occurrences 0
Maximum Occurrences unbounded
Field Field Length Optional?
Student identifier (SID) 17 No
Birthdate (BIRTHDTE) 10 Yes
Carer (CARER) 2 Yes
Dependant (DEPENDANT) 2 Yes
Ethnicity (ETHNIC) 3 Yes
First names (FNAMES) 100 Yes
Gender identity (GENDERID) 2 Yes
Language preference (LANGPREF) 2 Yes
Nationality (NATION) 2 Yes
Own student identifier (OWNSTU) 50 Yes
Religion (RELIGION) 2 No
Scottish candidate number (SCN) 9 Yes
Service leaver (SERLEAVE) 2 Yes
Service student (SERSTU) 2 Yes
Sex identifier (SEXID) 2 No
Sexual orientation (SEXORT) 2 Yes
Surname at 16 (SNAME16) 100 Yes
Student support number (SSN) 13 Yes
Surname (SURNAME) 100 No
Term time accommodation type (TTACCOM) 2 Yes
Term time postcode (TTPCODE) 8 Yes
UCAS personal identifier (UCASPERID) 10 Yes
Unique learner number (ULN) 10 Yes
Child Entities
Revision History
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