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Data Element Dictionary


The Data Element Dictionary provides the specifications and operational definitions for all the elements for which data are to be reported in the Higher Education and VET data collections.


These collections include data on enrolments, units of study, courses, and completions for students attending higher education and VET institutions that are eligible for Commonwealth assistance. The collections also include data on university staff and student applications and offers for university places.

We have all applicable documents available to download in DOCX & PDF format from the Ministerial Notice documents page.