Element E534 - Course of study commencement date
The date on which the student commenced the current course of study.
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|Code category||Element (E)|
|Version Revision Date:|
|Years version active:||2021, 2022, 2023|
Please refer to glossary entry for ‘Commencing student’.
TCSI Support Change History
|Revision Data||Change Details||Change Reason|
Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade
Ministerial Notice document system upgrade
Element 534 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. It replaced Element 325 (Previous university course commenced code).
The element was included in the VET FEE‑HELP data collection in 2009. There have been no significant coding changes to this element since.
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|
|2021||Current||5.00||Incremental version number applied.||A new version number is applied to mark the transition from the Higher Education Information Management System (HEIMS) to the Tertiary Collection of Information (TCSI).||3 Jul 2020||3 Jul 2020|
|2015||2020||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|
|2009||2011||1.10||Addition of coding notes of VET input files; and change to element description and code meanings to accommodate use by VET providers||Introduction of VET FEE‑HELP||05 Dec 2008||05 Dec 2008|
|2005||2005||1.00||Element introduced as part of Higher Education student data collection.||Introduced to implement the new policy and program initiatives under HESA 2003; replaced E325 and identifies the commencement date of a course of study.||09 Dec 2004||16 Jun 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.