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315 Gender code

Description

A code which identifies the sex of a student

Details

Version: 1.0
First year: 2005
Last year: 2008
Field name: GENDER
Element name: Gender code

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric)
Width: 1

Classification

CODE MEANING
F Female
M Male

Coding notes

The following additional codes are used in DEST datasets but were NOT reported by the Higher Education Provider:

CODE MEANING
U No information

Higher Education Providers should make a determination of the gender of the student where the information has not been provided by the student.

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • HELP DUE (DU)
  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance (PO)
  • Past Course Completions (PS)
  • Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

Change History

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


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