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The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is an independent charity working to benefit students and higher education, and one of the world’s experts in quality assurance. We are trusted by higher education providers and regulatory bodies to maintain and enhance quality and standards. We work with governments, agencies and institutions globally to benefit UK higher education and its international reputation.

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Applied Science University becomes first Bahraini university to achieve global quality accreditation

QAA collaborates with the Council of British International Schools to review international accreditation scheme

200 institutions sign QAA’s Academic Integrity Charter


Students at the heart of quality

19/05/22 - Emma Murphy, Education Officer, Queens’ University Belfast Students’ Union

Designing programmes for learning: Foundations and aspirations

09/05/22 - Carmen Tomas, Associate Director of Education, University of Nottingham

HEFCW HEIR: Collaborative Programmes Wales Project - Guidance Resource Pack

29/04/22 - John Bolton, Bangor University

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