Element 385 was included as part of the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. This element was modified in 2008 to distinguish between pre and post 2008 students for VET credit transfer. Later coding notes were added to clarify reporting of Open Universities Australia (OUA) students.
Table 1. Change control information with links to relevant versions 1
|First year version applied||Last year version applied||Version||Change||Reason for change||Notice date||Issue date|
|2015||Current||4.00||Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade||Ministerial Notice document system upgrade||22 May 2014||22 May 2014|
|2012||2014||3.00||Addition of coding notes to clarify reporting of Open Universities Australia (OUA) students||For clarification||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2008||2011||1.10||Element has been modified to distinguish between pre and post 2008 students||VET credit transfer||19 Jul 2007||19 Jul 2007|
|2005||2007||1.00||Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA||Implementation of HESA||9 Dec 2004||9 Dec 2004|
|Pre-HESA: Included in the original Higher Education student data collection in 1994. It continued as part of the student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003which was implemented in 2005. There have been no significant coding changes to this element.|
Note 1: A version of an element can be associated with one or more reporting years. Where there are multiple versions applicable to a reporting year, only a link to the latest version is provided.