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510 Organisational unit code

Description

A code which uniquely identifies an organisational unit in which the current duties of a member of staff are being performed

Details

Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: ORG-UNIT
Element name: Organisational unit code

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric), left justified, with trailing blanks if needed
Width: 4

Classification

Academic Organisational Unit:

CODE MEANING
1XXX “XXX” is the code for an academic organisational unit. These three characters must be consistent with the codes used for academic organisational units reported in the Higher Education Student Collection.

Academic support services organisational units:

CODE MEANING
2100 Libraries
2200 Computing centres
2300 Educational research and development centres
2400 External studies centres (excluding academic functions)
2500 Audio-visual and media centres
2900 Other academic support services

Student services organisational units:

CODE MEANING
3900 Student services (incl. health services, counselling and accommodation services and student residences, employment services, student loans/scholarships/assistance services and other student services

Public services organisational unit:

CODE MEANING
4900 Public services (incl. adult education, continuing education, public broadcasting services and other public services)

General higher education provider services organisational units:

CODE MEANING
5100 Administration and overhead services
5200 Buildings, plant and grounds
5300 Cleaning services
5400 Security and caretaker services
5900 Other general higher education providers services
5910 CRC (Cooperative Research Centres)

Independent operations which are controlled entities:

CODE MEANING
6100 Computing services
6200 Research, development, testing or consultancy services
6900 Other independent operations which are controlled entities

Coding notes

The following additional codes are used in departmental datasets but are NOT to be used by higher education providers:

CODE MEANING
999999 No information

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

Input files

​Higher Education Staff:

  • Actual Casual (CA)
  • Full-time & Fractional Full-time (FT)

Change History

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


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