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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 Alphanumeric
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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