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SA-HELP (SA) file structure

Version Details

Version: 1.0
First Year: 2012
Last Year:

Elements on the SA-HELP (SA) file

Type of record and element name Element number Position Width Data type
Student identification code 313 1 - 10 10 Alphanumeric
Course code 307 11 - 20 10 Alphanumeric
Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) 488 21 - 30 10 Numeric
Total amount charged 384 31 - 38 8 Numeric
Amount paid up front 381 39 - 46 8 Numeric
HELP debt amount 558 47 - 54 8 Numeric
HELP debt incurral date 527 55 - 62 8 Numeric
Citizen/resident indicator 358 63 - 63 1 Numeric
Student Status code 490 64 - 66 3 Numeric
Variation reason code 446 67 - 67 1 Numeric
Filler 50 spaces N/A 68 - 117 50 Alphanumeric

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