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Element 545 - Commonwealth Scholarship (CS) type code

Summary

Element 545 was included as part of the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. There have been addition and clarification of new codes 8 and 9 in response to the introduction of new scholarships. In 2010 two new codes were added along with updates and additions to names, codes and coding notes in line with policy requirements. In 2011 coding notes were modified to correct terminology.

Significant changes were made in 2017 to support updated legislation.

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
2018 Current 5.00 Update to classification codes and coding notes Updated document to incorporate new arrangement on reporting Commonwealth Scholarships data from 2017 18 Sep 2017 18 Sep 2017
2015 2017 4.00 Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade Ministerial Notice document system upgrade 22 May 2014 22 May 2014
2014 2014 3.1 Updated coding notes and corrected the link to Scholarship Guidelines Update information 27 Mar 2013 16 Oct 2013
2012 2013 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 1.50 Modified coding notes correcting terminology from "commencing student" to "students commencing a Commonwealth Scholarship" Correction 30 Nov 2009 05 Nov 2010
2010 2010 1.40
  • Data type updated from numeric to alphanumeric.
  • Addition of 2 new codes for new scholarship types from 2010.
  • Updates to scholarship names for Codes 5, 6 and 7
  • New coding note to identify codes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8 & 9 are not applicable for commencing students from 1 January 2010.
To provide applicable codes with regard to new policy requirements. 30 Nov 2009 30 Nov 2009
2009 2009 1.30 Clarify code meaning for:
  • 8 – National Priority Scholarship (CECS-Priority Discipline)
  • 9 – National Accommodation Scholarship (CAS-Specialist)
To clarify coding requirements 05 Dec 2008 05 Dec 2008
2009 2009 1.20 Addition of two new Scholarship type codes
  • 8 – National Priority Scholarship
  • 9 – National Accommodation Scholarship
To provide for new scholarships introduced in the 2008 Budget 28 May 2008 28 May 2008
2008 2008 1.10 Element and code references to Commonwealth Learning Scholarships have been changed to Commonwealth Scholarships 2007 Budget announcement. 19 Jul 2007 19 Jul 2007
2005 2007 1.00 Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA 2003 Implementation of HESA 09 Dec 2004 09 Dec 2004
Pre‑HESA: There is no earlier version of 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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