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
The 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.