Higher Education SA-HELP Live Data Report

How to read this report

This report provides a distribution of SA-HELP student loans based on the following pre defined set of criteria:

  • Citizen/resident indicator (E358: Citizen resident code) is:
    • 1 Australian citizen,
    • 2 New Zealand citizen,
    • 3 Permanent visa other than Permanent humanitarian visa, or
    • 8 Permanent humanitarian visa

SA HELP eligible students

  • Student Status code (E490: Student status code) is
    • 280 Deferred all or part of SA‑fee for a Course of Study through SA‑HELP, or
    • 281 Deferred all or part of SA‑fee for a Bridging Course for Overseas Trained Professional through SA‑HELP.

Layout of the report

The report may not default to the latest Reporting year. The following table identifies the components that are used to construct the report:

Field Coding notes
Reporting Year Based on the reported E527: HELP debt incurral date value.
Number of Students A count of distinct Student Master CHESSNs (E488: Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN). The data takes into account the coding of students who have more than one SA-HELP loan for the given reporting year.
E384 - Amount Charged Uses the reported E384: Amount charged value.
E381 - Amount Paid Upfront Uses the reported E381: Amount paid up front value.
E558 - HELP Loan Amount Uses the reported E558: HELP loan amount value.

Explanatory notes

Students with more than one SA HELP loan are only counted once if they appear in two or more categories in this report. Therefore, the total student count for each aggregated category may be less than the number of student loans that contribute to that total count.