Higher Education OS-HELP Details Live Data Report

How to read this report

 This report provides a summary of OS-HELP student loans for a selected year, based on the following set of criteria:

Please note that there is a difference between the Live Data and Verification report. See notes for further information.

Layout of the report

The report may not default to the latest Reporting year. Buttons on the top left of the page enable users to select reports between the 2005-2009, 2010-2013 or 2014 onwards reporting years.

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 Loans A count of number of loans within each loan type.
Number of Students A count of distinct UID8 – StudentResKey within each loan type. The data takes into account the coding of students to two or more categories within the report. As a consequence, totals may be less than the sum of all categories. [UPDATED 07/06/2023
E528 - OS-HELP Payment Amount Sum of the reported E528: OS-HELP payment amount values within each loan type.
E529 - OS-HELP Loan Fee Sum of the reported E529: Loan fee values within each loan type.


Verification report exclusions

The verification report is the same as the live data, except that the following A130 – Loan Statuses are excluded:


Please note that the OS-HELP live data report includes loans that have been deleted. Inclusion of these assists providers who need access to this data. If you do not want to see these loans, use the Loan Status slicer in the report to exclude these by deselecting statuses of ‘DELETED’,

‘REVERSED’ ,  ‘REJECTED’ and ‘INVALIDATED’. More details on what the loan statuses mean is available on the TCSI Support Website (HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP or OS-HELP).