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Academic Audit

AQA provides external academic quality assurance for all New Zealand universities via a five-yearly cycle of audits. Key principles underpinning AQA academic audits are: peer review, evidence-based, externally benchmarked, and enhancement-led. Learn more about our current cycle of academic audits here.

Recent reports: 2014 academic audit of Victoria University of Wellington
 

Report coverThe report of the 2014 Academic Audit of Victoria University of Wellington was released on 15 December 2014. The Victoria academic audit was the third to be conducted of a New Zealand university using the Cycle 5 methodology. Cycle 5 audits cover all aspects of an institution which are related to teaching, learning and student support. The audit panel made a total of twelve commendations, seven affirmations and eight recommendations. The full report and executive summary can be found here.

The report of the 2014 academic audit of the University of Canterbury is expected to be released in late-March 2015. More information about previous and upcoming academic audits of New Zealand universities can be found in the “Academic Audit” section of this website.

News

15 December 2014: The report of the 2014 Cycle 5 academic audit of Victoria University of Wellington has been released. You can find copies of this report and previous AQA audit reports in the Reports and Papers section of our website. You can read more about Cycle 5 academic audits - here.

12 December 2014: Our December 2014 newsletter is available now. The AQA newsletter is produced four times each year - in March, June, September and December. You can subscribe to our email distribution list. To unsubscribe at any time, click here.

4 December 2014: The audited financial statements and statement of service performance for AQA for the year ended 30 June 2014 are now available. You can find these and previous AQA annual reports on the Reports and Papers section of our website

6 November 2014: The report of the 2014 Cycle 5 academic audit of the University of Auckland has been released. You can find copies of this report and previous AQA audit reports in the reports and papers section of our website. You can read more about Cycle 5 academic audits - here.