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315 Gender code

Description

A code which identifies the sex of a student/applicant

Details

Version: 1.2
First year: 2010
Last year: 2011
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 DEEWR datasets but were NOT reported by the Higher Education Provider/VET Provider/TAC:

CODE MEANING
U No information

Providers/TACS should make a determination of the gender of the student/applicant where the information has not been provided.

Input files

Higher Education Student:

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

Higher Education Staff:

  • Actual Casual (CA)
  • Staff Full-time and Fractional Full-time (FT)

Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)

VET:

  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (VDU)
  • Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (VPO)
  • VET Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

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

Change History

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


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