A strong and successful higher education sector is vital to the UK economy. QAA's work across the UK and internationally allows us to offer independent objective expertise on quality and standards, as well as other issues affecting UK higher education. We regularly provide advice to government departments, UK parliaments and sector organisations. Here you'll find consultation responses and other briefings from QAA's Policy and Public Affairs Team.


Consultation responses


QAA response to Migration Advisory Committee inquiry international students

Publication Date: 17 May 2018

Migration Advisory Committee's consultation on the economic and social impacts of international students Response from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 201 KB

QAA responses to DfE consultations

Publication Date: 19 Dec 2017

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation. QAA supports the implementation of a proportionate, risk-based approach to quality assessment. This is the right approach for a mature higher education sector.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 440 KB

EDUCATION SELECT COMMITTEE INQUIRY: THE QUALITY OF APPRENTICESHIPS AND SKILLS TRAINING

Publication Date: 10 Oct 2017

Submission from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 134 KB

QAA EVIDENCE TO EDU SELECT COMMITTEE EXITING THE EU INQUIRY

Publication Date: 26 Nov 2016

Evidence from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education: the Education Select Committee's inquiry into the impact of exiting the European Union on higher education.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 153 KB

HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH BILL EVIDENCE FROM QAA

Publication Date: 02 Sep 2016

Higher Education and Research Bill Evidence from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education to the Public Bill Committee.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 64 KB