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315 Gender code

Description

A code which identifies the sex of a student/applicant

Details

Version: 1.2
First year: 2010
Last year: 2011
Field name: GENDER
Element name: Gender code

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric)
Width: 1

Classification

CODE MEANING
F Female
M Male

Coding notes

The following additional codes are used in DEEWR datasets but were NOT reported by the Higher Education Provider/VET Provider/TAC:

CODE MEANING
U No information

Providers/TACS should make a determination of the gender of the student/applicant where the information has not been provided.

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (DU)
  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance (PO)
  • Past Course Completions (PS)
  • Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

Higher Education Staff:

  • Actual Casual (CA)
  • Staff Full-time and Fractional Full-time (FT)

Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)

VET:

  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (VDU)
  • Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (VPO)
  • VET Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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