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521 OS-HELP Study period commencement date

Description

A code which indicates the year, month and day on which the student commenced the current six month study period for which they are receiving OS-HELP assistance.

Details

Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: OS-HELP STUDY PERIOD COMMENCEMENT-DATE
Element name: OS-HELP Study period commencement date

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: YYYYMMDD, right justified (in each sub-field), with a leading zero (in each sub-field) if needed
Width: 8

Classification

CODE MEANING
00000000 Student is not in receipt of OS-HELP assistance
YYYYMMDD Date student commenced their overseas study in YYYYMMDD format

Coding notes

YYYMMDD format:
  • 1st 4 digits - Year sub-field (e.g. 1952)
  • 2nd 2 digits - Month sub-field (e.g. 04)
  • 3rd 2 digits - Day sub-field (e.g. 16)

The study period commencement date is the date nominated by the student on the OS‑HELP debt confirmation form.

For more information about terms used in these guidelines see the glossary.

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • OS‑HELP Revision (OR)
  • Student Revisions (SR)
  • OS HELP (OS) & Revised OS HELP (RO)

Change History

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


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