University governanceQuality Assurance Committee

The Quality Assurance Committee exercises responsibility for the operational delivery of the education strategy and reports into the Education Strategy Committee on progress within the key prioritised areas. Reporting is aligned with metrics, for internal reporting purposes, eg to the Executive Team and Court and for external reporting purposes, eg to the SFC on Outcomes Agreements and the QAA.

Responsibilities

  • NSS and other student-experience surveys
  • Examination monitoring
  • Progress and awards
  • External Examiners Reports
  • Faculty Annual Reports: Quality Assurance and Enhancement
  • Partnerships, joint awards, etc, with other institutions, UK and overseas
  • Departmental Reviews
  • Monitoring of student appeals and discipline and effectiveness of process(es)
  • Ordinances and Regulations
  • External reporting eg to the QAA
  • Oversight of Updates to the University’s Regulatory Framework through the Ordinances and Regulations Working Group
  • Education Risk Register
  • Oversight of the University’s partnership with International Study Centre (ISC)
  • Approval, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of academic policies

Committee members

  • Deputy Associate Principal (Education) (Chair)
  • Convener of Learning Enhancement Committee
  • The Vice-Deans (Academic)
  • The Faculty Managers (or designated representative)
  • Two representatives from the USSA executive
  • Two/three Professional Services Managers
  • A representative of Senate