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Minutes of the Student Advisory Board, SAB

Meetings 2016-17

23 May 2017, 10.30 - 15.30, Gloucester

Topics Covered: Policy update, Workshop: Contract Cheating and Essay Mills and Degree Apprenticeships.
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22 February 2017, 10.30 - 16.00, Gloucester

Topics Covered: Subject level TEF, QAA strategy consultation and Higher Education and Research Bill (HERB).
Download Minutes from February 2017 (PDF, 370KB)

9 November 2016, 10.30 - 15.30, Gloucester

Topics Covered: Governance review update and SAB terms of reference, Connecting SAB to QAA’s governance and Student Engagement Strategy.
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Meetings 2015-16

4 May 2016, 10.30 - 15.30, Birmingham

Topics covered: QAA Governance Review, Teaching Excellence Framework and Green Paper, and Quality Assessment Review.
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3 November 2015, 10.30 - 16.00, Gloucester

Topics covered: Teaching Excellence Framework and QAA's future Quality Assessment proposal
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Meetings 2014-15

14 May 2015, 11.00 - 16.00, Birmingham

Topics covered: End of year review; Quality Enhancement and student engagement and Employability in Higher Education
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4 February 2015, 11.00 - 16.00, London

Topics covered: Quality Assessment Review - response to the discussion document; Student Engagement at QAA and Student involvement in Degree Awarding Powers scrutiny

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11 November 2014, 11.00 - 16.00, Gloucester

Topics covered: The Future of Quality Assurance; NSS consultation and Transformative learning and innovative teaching

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Meetings 2013-14

29 May 2014, 11:00 - 16:00, London

Topics covered: General Election 2015; HER Themes: a discussion of options; International sub-group report and ?Review of the SAB's first 2 years

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10 Feb 2014, 11:00 - 16:00, Birmingham

Topics covered: QAA Concerns Scheme; Improving QAA’s review reports and Maintaining quality during times of change Download Minutes for February 2014 (PDF, 40.3KB).


23 Oct 2013, 11:00 - 16:00, London

Topics covered: New QAA strategy 2014 onwards; HEFCE review of public information and QAA and the internationalisation of student engagement
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Meetings 2012-13

11 July 2013, 11:00 - 16:00, Birmingham

Topics covered: Future opportunities and challenges for QAA; Employability as the thematic element in Higher Education Review and Follow up: the language of quality assurance and Reflection on the SAB's year
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8 May 2013, 11:00 - 15:30, Gloucester

Topics covered:Student Engagement Team: Plans for next year; Discussion on the new thematic element for Higher Education Review and HEFCE presentation on their review of public information 
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