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353 v3.0 Semester in which the load occurs code

Description

A code which identifies the semester in which the student load being reported for a unit of study or part of a unit of study occurs.

Details

Version:3.0
First year:1997
Last year:2004
Field name:SEMESTER
Element name:Semester in which the load occurs code

Code format:

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

Classification

For all institutions except OLA:

CODEMEANING
1Standard 1st semester for records reported in the First Liability Status File; HECS contribution rate for the Collection Year applies
2Standard 2nd semester for records reported in the Second Liability Status File; HECS contribution rate for the Collection Year applies
3Non‑standard semester for records reported in the First Liability Status File; HECS contribution rate for the Collection Year applies
4Non‑standard semester for records reported in the Second Liability Status File; HECS contribution rate for the Collection Year applies
5Non‑standard semester for records reported in the First Liability Status File; HECS contribution rate for the year prior to the Collection Year applies

To be used by OLA Only:

CODEMEANING
DStudent load occurs in the study period commencing December of the year prior to the Collection Year
MStudent load occurs in the study period commencing March of the Collection Year
JStudent load occurs in the study period commencing June of the Collection Year
SStudent load occurs in the study period commencing September of the Collection Year

Coding notes

Standard Semester1The Semester in which census date of 31 March is used
Standard Semester2The Semester in which census date of 31 August is used
Non‑standard Semester3Is a Semester which commences after 31 August and finishes after 31 December and has a census date between 1 September and 30 March
Non‑standard Semester4Is a Semester which commences after 31 March and has a census date between 1 April and 30 August
Non‑standard Semester5Is a Semester which commences after 31 August and finishes before 1 January and has a census date between 31 August and 31 December

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​5 February 1997