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HECS-HELP Student Status Report

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This report provides criteria distribution of HECS‑HELP student loans for a selected reporting period/year based on the following pre‑defined set of criteria:

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Includes the following students eligible for commonwealth support:

  • Citizen/resident indicator (E358) equal to
    • 1 Australian citizen,
    • 2 New Zealand citizen,
    • 3 Students/Applicants with Permanent visa, and
    • 8 Students/Applicants with permanent humanitarian visa.

Excludes research and non award students:

  • Course of study type code (E310) equal to
    • 01 Higher Doctorate,
    • 02 Doctorate by research,
    • 03 Masters by research, and
    • 50 Non‑Award.

Excludes units of study where the Discipline code (E464) is in the range:

  • 120300‑120399 and
  • 120500‑120599
Field Coding notes
Student Status Uses the reported Student Status code (E490) and Maximum student contribution indicator (E392) values to determine the following categories:
 
  • Enabling
    • Student Status code (E490) is:
      • 261 A domestic student enrolled in an enabling course)
  • HECS Liable pre‑2005 – commenced pre‑1997
    • Student Status code (E490) is:
      • 110 Deferred all or part of student contribution through HECS‑HELP,
      • 111 Paid full student contribution up‑front with HECS‑HELP discount,
      • 112 Paid full student contribution up‑front without HECS‑HELP discount
    • Maximum student contribution indicator (E392) is:
      • 0 Student is student contribution exempt, or is a non‑Commonwealth supported student
  • HECS Liable pre‑2005 – commenced 1997‑2004
    • Student Status code (E490) is:
      • 110 Deferred all or part of student contribution through HECS‑HELP,
      • 111 Paid full student contribution up‑front with HECS‑HELP discount,
      • 112 Paid full student contribution up‑front without HECS‑HELP discount
    • Maximum student contribution indicator (E392) is:
      • 1 Students who began their course of study on or after 1 January 1997 but before 1 January 2005
  • HECS Liable – commenced 2005‑2007
    • Student Status code (E490) is:
      • 110 Deferred all or part of student contribution through HECS‑HELP,
      • 111 Paid full student contribution up‑front with HECS‑HELP discount,
      • 112 Paid full student contribution up‑front without HECS‑HELP discount
    • Maximum student contribution indicator (E392) is:
      • 2 students who began their course of study on or after 1 January 2005 but prior to 1 January 2008
  • HECS‑HELP 2005‑2016
    • Student Status code (E490) is:
      • 201 Deferred all or part of student contribution through HECS‑HELP,
      • 202 Paid full student contribution up‑front with HECS‑HELP discount,
      • 203 Paid full student contribution up‑front without HECS‑HELP discount
  • HECS‑HELP 2017 onwards
    • Student Status code (E490) is:
      • 201 Deferred all or part of student contribution through HECS‑HELP,
      • 204 Paid the full student contribution up‑front
  • Other Commonwealth Supported
    • Student Status code (E490) is:
      • 250 A domestic student holding a Commonwealth‑funded, merit‑based, undergraduate HECS‑exemption scholarship for disadvantaged students,
      • 260 Student in a Commonwealth supported place with an Exemption scholarship (no student contribution to be charged)
Funding Cluster Uses the first 2 digits of the reported Discipline code (E464) value to the funding cluster.
Funding Sub‑Cluster Uses the first 2 digits of the reported E464 value to determine the funding sub‑cluster.
Total EFTSL Uses the reported Equivalent Full‑Time Student Load (E339) value.
EFTSL No Work Experience Uses the reported Equivalent Full‑Time Student Load (E339) value where;
 
  • Work experience in industry indicator (E337) is:
    • 0 Not undertaking WEI.
EFTSL With Work Experience Uses the reported Equivalent Full‑Time Student Load (E339) value where;
 
  • Work experience in industry indicator (E337) is:
    • 1 Student is undertaking work experience in industry where learning and performance is not directed by the provider, but support is received from the provider, or
    • 2 Student is undertaking work experience in industry where learning and performance is not directed by, and support is not received from, the provider.
Deferred Amount Uses the reported HELP debt amount (E558) value.
Amount Paid Upfront (with Discount) Uses the reported Amount paid up front (E381) value where;
 
  • Student Status code (E490) is:
    • 111 Paid full student contribution up‑front with HECS‑HELP discount,
    • 202 Paid full student contribution up‑front with HECS‑HELP discount
Amount Paid Upfront (no Discount) Uses the reported Amount paid up front (E381) value where;
 
  • Student Status code (E490) is:
    • 112 Paid full student contribution up‑front without HECS‑HELP discount,
    • 203 Paid full student contribution up‑front without HECS‑HELP discount
Amount Paid Upfront (other) Uses the reported Amount paid up front (E381) value where;
 
  • Student Status code (E490) is:
    • 110 Deferred all or part of student contribution through HECS‑HELP,
    • 201 Deferred all or part of student contribution through HECS‑HELP
Total Amount Paid Upfront Uses the reported Amount paid up front (E381) value.
Discount Total amount charged (E384) minus HELP debt amount (E558) minus Amount paid up front (E381)

(E384‑E558‑E381)
Total Amount Charged Uses the reported Total amount charged (E384) value.
Advance Payment (Deferred plus Discount) This is the total of HELP debt amount (E558) plus the Discount.

E558 + (E384‑E558‑E381)

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