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Element 490 - Student Status code

Summary

Element 490 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. In 2013 it was included in the SA‑HELP file.

The element was included in the VET FEE‑HELP data collection in 2009.

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 6.1 Addition of new code 331 and end dating of codes 320 and 330 to support the administration of the redesigned program. To implement the new arrangements for the research block grants. 24 Aug 2016 1 Nov 2016
2017 2017 6.0 Addition of new code 204 and end dating of codes 202 and 203 to accommodate the removal of the HECS‑HELP discount. Removal of HECS‑HELP discount for Commonwealth supported students who pay their contributions up front. 24 Aug 2016 24 Aug 2016
2015 2016 5.00 Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade Ministerial Notice document system upgrade 22 May 2014 22 May 2014
2014 2014 4.3 Inclusion of the additional codes for state subsidised students for VET FEE‑HELP: 404, 408, 409, 410, 504, 508, 509, 510. New codes for New South Wales, Tasmania, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory government subsidised students 27 Mar 2013 05 Mar 20134
2014 2014 4.2
  • Addition of two new OS‑HELP codes (241 & 242)
  • Updated description of code 240
  • Included codes 405, 407, 505 & 507
  • updated coding notes
  • update SA‑HELP codes description
  • The two new codes are required to identify the increased loan limit for study in Asia and the supplementary assistance for Asian language study
  • updated code description for clarity
  • inclusion of codes 405 & 505 to cater for QLD & WA State Government subsidised students
  • updated coding notes to clarify use of new codes
  • update SA‑HELP codes description
27 Mar 2013 16 Oct 2013
2013 2013 4.1 Modification of VET FEE‑HELP code headings Clarification 14 Feb 2012 18 Dec 2012
2013 2013 4.0 Updated coding notes that relates to coding of SA‑HELP and corrected formatting (HEP only). For greater clarification 14 Feb 2012 14 Feb 2012
2012 2012 3.1 Addition of two new codes: (280 & 281) New reporting requirement for SA‑HELP 11 Mar 2011 7 Dec 2011
2012 2012 3.0 Correction of term in codes 232 and 304. "OLA" changed to "Open Universities Australia (OUA)" Correction applicable to Higher Education only. 11 Mar 2011 11 Mar 2011
2010 2011 1.4 Invalid codes for VET FEE‑HELP eligible students deleted Correction 30 Nov 2009 30 Nov 2009
2009 2009 1.3 Addition of VET only codes Introduction of VET FEE‑HELP 5 Dec 2008 5 Dec 2008
2009 2009 1.2 Clarification that the pre‑2005 student status codes should only be used for revisions from 1 January 2009 Transitional arrangements for pre‑2005 students end on 31 Dec 2008. 28 May 2008 28 May 2008
2008 2008 1.1 Conversion to a new database Conversion to a new database 16 Oct 2007 16 Oct 2007
2006 2007 1.03 Clarification of coding note: Code 240 Clarification 7 Dec 2005 7 Dec 2005
2005 2005 1.02 Elements were removed from HELP DUE File No longer required with E558 included in the LL File 26 Apr 2005 26 Apr 2005
2005 2005 1.0 Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA 2003 Implementation of new policy and initiatives under HESA 2003. 9 Dec 2004 9 Dec 2004
Pre-HESA: There is no earlier version of 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.


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