Element 327 was included as part of the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. The codes and code meanings were modified from earlier versions of this element at that time. The element was included in the VET FEE‑HELP data collection in 2009. In 2010 it was modified to include Tertiary Admission Centres (TAC) only code 99 to support the University Applications and Offers data collection.
Table 1. Change control information with links to relevant versions 1
|First year version applied||Last year version applied||Version||Change||Reason for change||Notice date||Issue date|
|2014||2014||5.00||Applications and Offers Data Collection - Updated coding notes to include reference to TAC's Data Elements Map in the HEIMS Web Services Specification.||To clarify information||27 Mar 2013||27 Mar 2013|
|2013||2013||4.00||Moved coding notes from Application Details AD file structure documents||To streamline documentation||14 Feb 2012||14 Feb 2012|
|2012||2012||3.00||Inclusion of the link to the Glossary for the definition of commencing students and New version numbers applied to all data elements||Easy access to the definition and No change in requirements. Implementation of new departmental document management system||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2010||2011||1.20||Addition of new TAC only code 99; addition of coding notes and update of element description to accommodate use for Applications and Offers||Introduction of Applications and Offers data collection||05 Dec 2008||05 Dec 2008|
|2009||2009||1.10||VET only. Addition of coding notes; update of element description to accommodate use by VET providers||Introduction of VET FEE‑HELP||05 Dec 2008||05 Dec 2008|
|2005||2008||1.00||Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA||Implementation of new policy and initiatives under HESA 2003.||09 Dec 2004||09 Dec 2004|
|Pre‑HESA: Element 327 was included in the original Higher Education student data collection in 1988. The coding and code meanings were modified when it was included as part of the student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005.|
Note 1: A version of an element can be associated with one or more reporting years. Where there are multiple versions applicable to a reporting year, only a link to the latest version is provided.