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589 PIR Commencing student indicator


A code that identifies the main criterion used by the Higher Education Provider in granting a student admission to the current course or a Higher Education Provider granting an offer/admission to an applicant in a course


Version: 1.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Element name: Commencing student indicator

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric)
Width: 1


0 Non-commencing student
1 Commencing student

Coding notes

  • A student that is classified as a commencing student in relation to a particular course of study is a commencing student if she/he has enrolled in the course for the first time at the higher education provider between 1 January and 30 June of the reporting year.

Input files

Provider Information Request:

  • PIR Half Year Load Estimates (PLE)

Change History

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

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