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safeguarding standards and improving the quality of UK higher education


About QAA

​We are the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)​​: the independent body entrusted with monitoring, and advising on, standards and quality in UK higher education.​

How can we help you?

"I'm looking for information about a particular university or​​ college"
Search for a​ report or find out how we carry out our reviews.​​

"I need guidance on standards and quality"
We publish a range of reference points and guidance including the Quality Code. We also offer training and consultancy through Q​AA Enterprises.

"I want to raise a concern about higher education provision"
Find out what we can investigate and how to contact us.​​