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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.

Latest News

Evidencing value in higher education beyond the metrics: New toolkit available

International Collaborative Enhancement Projects: Funding call opens

Have your say on 12 new Subject Benchmark Statements - consultation now open


Quality Enhancement through collaboration, trust and empowerment (a celebration of the Scottish approach)

28/09/22 - Sir Paul Grice, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

‘What even is a seminar?!’ Reflections on the hidden curriculum of higher education

12/09/22 - Dr Madeleine Pownall, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Leeds

Embedding Inclusive Assessment

02/09/22 - Professor Sam Elkington, Teesside University (Project Lead)

Upcoming Events

Evidencing Value Beyond the Metrics

October 5 - 2022


QAA Cymru: External Quality Review Revision Workshops

October 7 - 2022, to January 23 - 2023


Managing Risk and Enhancing Quality Webinar: Data - the Numbers and the Narrative

October 12 - 2022



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