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Concerns about quality and standards in higher education: University of Wales and Finance and Business Training and the London School of Business and Finance, June 2012

Publication Date: 09 Aug 2012

Concerns about quality and standards in higher education: University of Wales, June 2011

Publication Date: 21 Jun 2011

Findings

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Important Notes

This June 2012 Concerns report is of an investigation into aspects of the former relationship between the University of Wales and Finance and Business Training Ltd (FBT) and the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF). The investigation, which focused on FBT's Birmingham campus, followed a preliminary enquiry into three formal applications through QAA's Concerns about academic standards and quality scheme.

Statement to sign off the University of Wales's action plan (10 September 2013)
As a result of the investigation into the University of Wales about its collaborative partnership with Finance and Business Training Ltd and the London School of Business and Finance, the University submitted an action plan to address the recommendations. Following consideration of the action plan and supporting evidence QAA is satisfied that the necessary actions have now been taken.

The June 2011 Concerns report is of an investigation into the University of Wales' management of three overseas partnerships: Turning Point Business School, Singapore (TPBS); Accademia Italiana, Bangkok (AIB); and Fazely International College, Kuala Lumpur (FIC). The investigation followed complaints raised by students from TPBS in January 2011 and concerns raised by a BBC programme on AIB and FIC in November 2010.

Statement to sign off the University of Wales's action plan (10 September 2013)
As a result of the investigation into the University of Wales about its collaborative partnership with Turning Point Business School, Accademia Italiana and Fazely International College, the University submitted an action plan to address the recommendations. Following consideration of the action plan and supporting evidence QAA is satisfied that that the necessary actions have now been taken.

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