Element 487 was included as part of the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005.
Since then, there has been several modifications to this elements due to changes in policy for Commonwealth Scholarships.
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|
|2017||Current||4.10||Addition of two new codes 08 and 09 and end dating of codes 01, 02 and 07 to support the administration of the redesigned program.||To implement the new arrangements for the research block grants.||24 Aug 2016||1 Nov 2016|
|2015||2016||4.00||Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade||Ministerial Notice document system upgrade||22 May 2014||22 May 2014|
|2012||2014||3.00||Addition of a new code 07 to accommodate students accessing both scholarship types Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) and International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)||To support collection of statistical data||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2009||2011||1.20||Addition of coding note – "APA-1 scholarships code as 00"||To clarify coding of APA-1 Scholarships||5 Dec 2008||5 Dec 2008|
|2008||2008||1.10||Removed codes 3, 4 and 5||Program change||19 Jul 2007||19 Jul 2007|
|2005||2007||1.00||Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA 2003.||Implementation of HEIMS||9 Dec 2004||9 Dec 2004|
|Pre‑HESA: Element 487 was included in the original Higher Education student data collection in 2004. It continued as part of the student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA). There have been no significant coding changes to this element.|
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.