Access and participation flag (APPSPEND)
|Name||Access and participation flag|
|Part of||Student financial support (StudentFinancialSupport)|
|Description||This field indicates that the financial support being returned is part of the commitments detailed in the providers access and participation plan.|
|Coverage||All StudentFinancialSupport entities at providers in England registered with the OfS in the 'Approved (fee cap)' category with an approved Access and Participation plan where StudentFinancialSupport.FINSUPTYPE = 001-004, where applicable.|
HE providers registered with the OfS that want to charge fees above the basic fee level are required to have an Access and Participation plan approved by the Director for Fair Access and Participation. Within the plans, HE providers commit to spending a proportion of their higher fee income on strategic measures put in place to address any gaps in outcomes they identify for particular student groups.
Returning 01 in this field indicates that the financial support being recorded in this entity has been provided as part of this access and participation plan.
This field only applies to English providers that are registered with the OfS in the Approved (fee cap) category and have an approved Access and Participation plan.
|Quality Rules||Quality rules to follow|
|Reason required||To allow the OfS and providers to analyse the effectiveness of the support provided through access and participation plans in relation to student outcomes. To understand which level and type of support if most effective.|
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