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325 Previous university course commenced code

Description

A code which indicates whether the student had ever commenced a university course prior to the first enrolment in the current course.

Details

Version:1.0
First year:1988
Last year:1988
Field name:PRIOR-UNI
Element name:Previous university course commenced code

Code format:

Data Type:Character
Units:Code (numeric)
Width:1

Classification

CODEMEANING
1Not a commencing student

A commencing student who prior to first enrolment in their current course:

CODEMEANING
2had never commenced a university course
3had commenced a university course
9A commencing student but no information on commencement of a university course prior to the first enrolment in the current course

Coding notes

SUGGESTIONS CONCERNING COLLECTION OF DATA:

Suggested wording on enrolment form:

Have you previously commenced a university course?

 
[ ] Yes [ ] No
 

Where information for this element is not being provided to the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission in 1987, the code "1" is to be used if the student is not a commencing student and the code "9" if the student is a commencing student.

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​21 July 1986