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Element 415 - Reporting Year and Period Code


Element 415 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.

In 2008 it was deleted from files related to reporting of information about Commonwealth assisted student.

In 2009 it was added to the Past Course Completions file, the Staff collection and VET FEE‑HELP data collection.

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 New versioning applied to data elements No change in requirements - Implementation of new document management system. 11 Mar 2011 11 Mar 2011
2011 2011 1.60 Update of coding notes for clarification For clarification 30 Nov 2009 5 Nov 2010
2010 2010 1.50 Modification to coding notes to include VET Course Completions submissions For clarification 30 Nov 2009 30 Nov 2009
2009 2009 1.40 Updated coding notes; Addition of VET input files to accommodate use by VET providers To clarify coding requirements; Introduction of VET FEE‑HELP 5 Dec 2008 5 Dec 2008
2009 2009 1.30 Addition of this element to Past Course Completion file; Addition of element in Staff Data collection To provide for revisions to course completions data 28 May 2008 28 May 2008
2008 2008 1.20 Deletion from Commonwealth Assisted Students file, Revised Commonwealth Assisted Students file and the Electronic Commonwealth Assisted Students file and Element 415 aligned to Student Enrolment file (replacing Element 546) - element renamed reporting year/period No longer required for HEPCAT 19 Jul 2007 19 Jul 2007
2007 2007 1.10 Update of element to reflect the change of file name from HELP‑DUE file to Commonwealth Assisted Students file Updated to reflect change of name of Commonwealth Assisted Students file. 18 Dec 2006 18 Dec 2006
2005 2006 1.00 Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA 2003. Implementation of new policy and initiatives under HESA 2003. 9 Dec 2004 9 Dec 2004
Pre‑HESA: Element 415 was included in the original Higher Education student data collection in 2000. It continued as part of the student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003. 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.

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