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​​We work with partners inside and outside of higher education to ensure that our research and project work is well informed and current.

Partners around a table

We are currently supporting a three-year collaborative PhD studentship​, co-funded by the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC), King's College London, and QAA. The researcher is Alex Griffiths and the topic is A Risk-Based Approach to Quality Assurance in Higher Education: An Empirical Analysis.

External partners

We have worked on research with the following partners (all links open in new windows):


We have produced a number of guidance documents in partnership with others in the higher education sector.

In 2013 we published guidance documents for higher education providers, intended to encourage the provision of clear information about higher education learning.

We have also produced guidance documents on education for sustainable development, and enterprise and entrepreneurship education.