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Postcode (POSTCODE)

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Key Value
Name Postcode
Short name POSTCODE
Part of Venue (Venue)
Description This field records the postcode for the Venue
Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage All Venues.

Where the area of the Venue covers more than one postcode, the postcode returned should reflect the main postcode for the Venue, rather than a point between the Venues. For example, if one Venue is returned to cover three buildings at different postcodes, the postcode should reflect the location where the majority of student activity takes place.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? No
Reason required To record the geographical locations of students for funding allocations, Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) metrics and regional profiles to identify cold spots for certain subjects areas and monitor student migration by subject area.
Field Length 8

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