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Membership of QAA is voluntary for higher education providers in England. QAA is an independent charity working to benefit students and higher education. Our work to enhance quality and protect standards in England is funded solely through membership fees. Therefore, to have access to QAA guidance, resources and activities paid for by membership fees, you need to be a QAA Member.

Core Membership includes the essential elements that all UK higher education providers need to deliver high-quality outcomes for their students and ensure that UK higher education maintains its reputation for excellence.


Two enhancement services - Quality Insights and International Insights - focus on the practical application of the frameworks, guidance and projects developed and delivered through Core Membership.


Our Membership offer 2021-22

A detailed description of the Membership offer in England for 2021-22 can be found in our Membership brochure.

QAA Membership 2021-22 in England

Publication Date: 13 May 2021

You can also find out more in the section on ‘What we are delivering for members in 2021-22’.

In England, QAA Membership is entirely separate from the statutory review work we undertake as the Designated Quality Body appointed under the provisions of the Higher Education and Research Act 2017

QAA Membership confirms our commitment to working with our members to develop a tailored, responsive range of services that meet the specific needs of higher education across the UK. Below you will find the membership agreement and terms and conditions of our Membership offer.

Contact us

For further information about QAA Membership, please give the Membership Team a call on 01452 557030 or email us.