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Service leaver (SERLEAVE)

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Key Value
Name Service leaver
Short name SERLEAVE
Part of Student (Student)
Description This field records whether the student is a service leaver, according to the relevant body's definition.
Applicable to Scotland
Coverage All students at providers in Scotland where EntryProfile.PERMADDCOUNTRY = XH and the student's study intention is undergraduate.
Optional for all students at providers in Scotland whereEntryProfile.PERMADDCOUNTRY = XH and the student's study intention is postgraduate.

99 must be returned where the data is not known by the provider.

The Scottish Funding Council definition should be used by providers in Scotland:

"A service leaver is anyone who has served for at least one day in Her Majesty's Armed Forces (regular and reserve) or Merchant Mariners who have seen duty on military operations."

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

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? Yes
Reason required To monitor the participation and retention of veterans at Scottish HEPs. This is to be used to monitor progress in the Scottish Government's ambition to see improvements in the education opportunities and outcomes for veterans.
Field Length 2
Valid Values
Code Label
00 Not a service leaver
01 Scottish Funding Council defined service leaver
98 Information refused
99 Not available

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