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Covering the essentials for securing academic standards and assuring the quality, which are central to maintaining the UK higher education sector’s reputation for excellence, Core Membership includes:


  • Influencing policy with governments and other bodies
  • Developing thought leadership
  • Protecting academic integrity
  • Maintaining sector reference points
  • Networking with governments, agencies and institutions around the world to support and enhance UK HE’s international reputation
  • Advancing UK HE’s leadership and voice in global quality assurance and enhancement
  • Providing a clear voice for UK HE in Europe
  • Empowering QAA Members to work together on priority topics through our Collaborative Enhancement Partnership projects
  • Championing engagement with PSRBs
  • Offering core training programmes – Introduction to quality and Quality in Practice
  • Dedicated events to support students and staff involved in student engagement.