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Decoding induction: New Social Induction Framework produced by QAA Collaborative Enhancement Project

Find out about Higher Education in Apprenticeships through our updated Characteristics Statement

‘Robust arrangements’ for quality in University of Wales Trinity Saint David, according to UK’s independent quality body


College HE Policy and Practice Network: key reflections

28/06/22 - Dr Kate Mori, Academic Engagement Manager, QAA

Reclaiming student engagement: The first year of a collaborative approach from Wales

01/06/22 - Dr Myfanwy Davies, Bangor University

Students at the heart of quality

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

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