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Maqsut Narikbayev University achieves global quality accreditation

QAA receives commission to review pre-entry courses for international students

Updated edition of The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications of UK Degree-Awarding Bodies published


The future of lifelong learning

15/01/2024 - Helena Vine, Policy & Public Affairs Officer, QAA

Engaging care-experienced and estranged students: Start with somewhere safe to live and the rest will follow

11/01/2024 - Fiona Ellison, Director of the Unite Foundation

Welsh higher education sector at the cutting edge of an enhancement-led approach to Quality Enhancement Review

09/01/2024 - Professor Nichola Callow Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education & Student Experience) Bangor University

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March 5 - 2024


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March 7 - 2024


Quality in Practice: Quality Management (March 2024)

March 8 to March 20 - 2024



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