Student dependant(STUDEP)

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Student dependant
Short Name
Parent Entity
Applicable To

All Students at providers in Scotland except where Engagement.INCOMINGEXCHANGE exists or (SessionStatus.STATUSCHANGEDTO = 02 for the entire reference period) or (Leaver.ENGENDDATE - Engagement.ENGSTARTDATE <= 14 days and RSNENGEND = 03, 05, 11, 12) or (CourseInitiative.COURSEINITID = 027 or StudentInitiative.STUINITID = 027 or 030)

This field records whether the student has any dependants

This data must be returned for all students in coverage at the start of their Engagement i.e. by the end of the reference period in which their first associated StudentCourseSession begins. If the data is not known by the provider 99 'Not available' must be returned.

This information is required to be updated throughout a student's Engagement where applicable.In codes 01 and 04, 'Young people/children' refers to young people aged 17 and under financially or otherwise dependent on the student.

The Carers Trust define a carer as: 'anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member, who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support'.

Reason Required
To monitor and develop student support policies in Scotland.
Field Length
Quality RulesQuality Rules to follow
Minimum Occurrence
Maximum Occurrence
Primary Key?
Valid Values
CodeCoding Frame Label
01Young people/children
02Other relatives/friends
03No dependants
04Both young people/children and relatives/friends
98Prefer not to say
99Not available
Revision History
Coding Manual VersionElement VersionNotes updated to match legacy Student and Student Alternative return - change to exclude 2 week SLC rule, dormant students and incoming/exchange students. short name has been updated to STUDEP from DEPENDANT. amended to remove upskilling students at providers in Scotland. updated to match legacy Student and Student Alternative return - change to exclude 2 week SLC rule and where RSNENGEND = 03, 05, 11, 12.