Sex identifier (SEXID)
|Part of||Student (Student)|
|Description||This field records the sex of the student|
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
Advance HE suggested question:
What is your sex?
Advance HE recommend the use of the terms 'other' and 'prefer not to say' for people who associate with the terms intersex, androgyne, intergender, ambigender, gender fluid, polygender and genderqueer.
HESA do not include a 'prefer not to say' option.
The Advance HE has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please see the Advance HE website
This data must be updated throughout a Student's Engagement where applicable.
|Quality Rules||Quality rules to follow|
|Reason required||To monitor equal opportunities issues in the higher education sector and support higher education providers in meeting their obligations under the Equality Act 2010.|
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