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Higher Education Student Data Collection - 2012 Data Requirements

Ministerial Notice - 11 March 2011

Under Subsection 19-70(1) of the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA), Higher Education providers are required to provide statistical data to the Minister and the allocation of Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Numbers (CHESSN) to all Commonwealth assisted students.

The Ministerial Notice of 11 March 2011 provides details of the Higher Education Student Data Collection for the 2012 Reporting Year.

An update to the 2012 Ministerial Notice issued on 07 December 2011 includes the reporting requirements for SA-HELP data for the Student Data Collection. The latest update to the notice was 18 December 2012 and provides details of the Enrolment Revision (ER) submission.

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2012 Data Requirements and Change Information

Providers must check for any changes which may, from time to time, be made to the requirements for the data. All changes to the requirements for the data for the Higher Education Data Collection will be noted in the 2012 Higher Education Data Requirements and Change Control document. A summary of changes will also be advised to providers in the HEIMS Data Collections eNews.

Further information on administrative requirements under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) is available in the Administrative Information for Providers (AIP).

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2012 Higher Education Student Reporting Schedule

The following document provides the timing details for the Higher Education Student Data Collections for the 2012 reporting year.

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2012 Scope and Structure Documents

This section provides the scopes and structures for files required for the Higher Education Student Data Collection for the 2012 Reporting Year.

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2012 Data Elements

This section provides specifications for the elements for which data is to be included in one or more of the files provided to DEEWR by Higher Education Providers in the 2012 Reporting Year. The specifications for each element are shown in these sections.

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