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Quality Assurance Enhancement Committee

The primary purpose of Quality Assurance and Enhancement sub-Committee (QAEC) is to consider, advise, develop and report on all aspects of Quality Assurance and Enhancement in line with the Quality Handbook, UK Quality Code, guidance and advice provided by the Quality Assurance Agency, University policy and procedure and other sector-wide guidance and requirements. 

QAEC reports to the University’s Academic Development Committee (ADC) and receives reports from the Faculty/Institute Academic Development and Collaborative Provision and Enhancement subsidiary Committees.  

In line with the University’s Governance structure, and prior to wider dissemination, QAEC is responsible for considering feedback from students, and academic and professional services colleagues. Working within a culture of continuous improvement, the sub-Committee makes recommendations to ADC about the development of quality assurance and enhancement initiatives, policy and practice. 

QAEC serves to develop for ADC approval, and in respect of the University’s taught and collaborative programme provision, a strategic approach to enhancing the quality of teaching provision and student learning experience. 

Frequency of meetings 

  • The sub-Committee will meet six times per academic year for 90 minutes. 

Dates of meetings 

The dates for the 2021-22 academic year are as follows:  

  • Wednesday 22 September 2021   
  • Thursday 21 October 2021 
  • Tuesday 23 November 2021  
  • Wednesday 19 January 2022 
  • Wednesday 23 February 2022 
  • Wednesday 23 March 2022  
  • Wednesday 20 April 2022 
  • Wednesday 18 May 2022 
  • Wednesday 22 June 2022 
  • Wednesday 20 July 2022 

A full copy of the Terms of Reference and Membership can be viewed here.