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OS-HELP Revision (OR) file structure

Version Details

Version: 3.0
First Year: 2012
Last Year: -

Elements on the OS‑HELP Revision (OR) 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
Unit of study code 354 21-30 10 Alphanumeric
Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) 488 31-40 10 Alphanumeric
Unit of Study Census date 489 41-48 8 Numeric
Variation reason code 446 49-49 1 Numeric
Authorising officer 543 50-89 40 Alphanumeric
Academic organisational unit code 333 90-92 3 Alphanumeric
OS‑HELP Study period commencement date 521 93-100 8 Numeric
Filler 50 spaces N.A. 101-150 50 Alphanumeric

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