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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 the University of Auckland
 

Report coverThe report of the 2014 Academic Audit of the University of Auckland was released on 6 November 2014. The Auckland academic audit was the second 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 eight commendations, six affirmations and seven recommendations. The full report and executive summary can be found here.

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

News

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.

28 September 2014: Our September 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.

13 June 2014: Our June 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.

31 March 2014: The report of the 2013 Cycle 5 academic audit of Massey University 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.