QAA Scotland is part of the UK-wide Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). We develop and undertake quality assurance and enhancement activities to reflect the needs of higher education in Scotland.

What we do

Our work covers a range of review and enhancement activity. We aim to inspire excellence and promote a high quality student experience.

Who we work with

We work in partnership with universities and other higher education providers, funding bodies and students’ organisations.

Contact Us

Get in touch with QAA Scotland, at our Glasgow office. We’d love to hear from you.


QAA Scotland Annual Report 2016-2017

Publication Date: 22 Jan 2018

QAA Scotland annual report for 2016-17 highlighting achievements including: the Student Transitions Enhancement Theme; launch of the current Theme – Evidence for Enhancement; revised review method in Scotland (ELIR); Focus On: Institution-led Review and Postgraduate Student Experience projects; the 3rd International Enhancement Conference.

Author: QAA Scotland
Format: PDF
Size: 2599 KB

QAA Scotland Strategic Directions 2017-2020

Publication Date: 23 May 2018

This short document provides an overview of QAA Scotland’s vision and strategic priorities to 2020. It is designed to complement QAA’s Strategy 2017-20: Building on World-Class Quality, drawing out what we aim to deliver for Scotland.​

Author: QAA Scotland
Format: PDF
Size: 84 KB

QAA Scotland: Who we are and what we do

Publication Date: 16 May 2015

​QAA Scotland has devolved responsibilities for the work of QAA in Scotland. This Guide explains more about who we are and what we do, and the key role we play in Scottish higher education.

Author: QAA Scotland
Format: PDF
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