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528 OS-HELP payment amount


The amount of OS-HELP assistance paid to the student in respect of the six month OS-HELP study period.


First year:2012
Last year:-
Element name:OS-HELP payment amount

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric
Units:Numeric, right justified with leading or trailing zeros if needed


00000000 No amount of OS-HELP payment received
00000001 to 99999999Amount of OS-HELP assistance paid to the student in respect of a six month study period (excluding the 20% loan fee), including cents.

Coding notes

​The OS-HELP payment amount must exclude the 20% loan fee which is reported separately in Element 529 (Loan fee)
Values less than 10000000 must have leading and trailing zeros, NOT spaces. For example, $585 is to be expressed as “00058500” and $585.45 is to be expressed as “00058545”.

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

Input files

​Higher Education Student:

  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance (PO)
  • OS-HELP (OS)

Change History

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

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