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527 HELP debt incurral date

Description

A code which indicates the year, month and day on which the student incurred their OS-HELP debt or SA-HELP

Details

Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: HELP DEBT INCURRAL-DATE
Element name: HELP debt incurral 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 did not incur a HELP debt​
YYYYMMDD​ Date student incurred HELP debt in YYYYMMDD format​

Coding notes

YYYYMMDD 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)

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

Input files

​Higher Education Student:

  • OS HELP (OS) & Revised OS HELP (RO)
  • SA-HELP (SA)

Change History

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


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