We safeguard standards and improve the quality of UK higher education wherever it is delivered around the world. We check that students working towards a UK qualification get the higher education they are entitled to expect.


What we do

Our activities range from reviewing standards and quality in universities and colleges to producing key sector guidance.

How we're run

We are an independent body, a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. We are run by our Board.

Where we work

We work across all four nations of the UK to assure the quality of higher education. We also support quality assurance systems worldwide.

Who we work with

We work with a wide range of people to improve higher education, from advising the government to consulting with our subscribers and students.

Working for QAA

Find out what it is like to work for us. Browse our current vacancies and discover more about our people and values.