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Own student identifier (OWNSTU)

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Key Value
Name Own student identifier
Short name OWNSTU
Part of Student (Student)
Description This field records the provider's own internal identifier for the student.
Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage Optional for all Students

This field is designed to be used to aid in linking records.

Due to the nature of this requirement, and consequent visibility of the field when manipulating data, it is not advised that protected characteristics such as student names or dates of birth should be used in the population of this field.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? Yes
Reason required To facilitate HESA checking data with providers, for example, validation reports etc..
Field Length 50

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