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Language preference (LANGPREF)

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Key Value
Name Language preference
Short name LANGPREF
Part of Student (Student)
Description This field records the language in which students would prefer to be contacted.
Applicable to Wales
Coverage All Students at providers in Wales within the GraduateOutcomes population where EntryProfile.PERMADDCOUNTRY = XI.

The Graduate Outcomes survey can be completed in English or Welsh (either in writing or over the phone)

This field records where the student has indicated that they have a preference for the language in which to be contacted.

This information will then be used to ensure that Welsh students at providers in Wales are contacted in their preference of either English or Welsh.

If the provider does not know this information, 99 Not available should be returned.

This data must be updated throughout a Student's Engagement where applicable.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? Yes
Reason required To ensure students are contacted in their preferred language as part of the Graduate Outcomes survey in accordance with Welsh language legislation and in order to increase response rates for those who prefer to be surveyed in Welsh.
Field Length 2
Revision History
Coding Manual Version Element Version Notes
1.7.0 1.0.1 Guidance added to explain that this field should be updated throughout a student's engagement where applicable
Valid Values
Code Label
01 Welsh
02 English
99 Not available

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