Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities

AQA provides external academic quality assurance for all New Zealand universities via a regular cycle of audits. It also supports quality enhancement activities that assist universities to improve student engagement, academic experience and learning outcomes.

Quality assurance in New Zealand universities is underpinned by key principles including being: reviewed by peers; based on evidence, externally benchmarked, and enhancement-led.

Information on Cycle 6 Academic Audit for New Zealand Universities is available here, and further information on the Cycle 6 Enhancement Theme is available here.




AQA Newsletter - December 2022

The latest AQA newsletter is now available here.
Previous Newsletters can be found here.

AQA Annual Report

The AQA Annual Report for 2021-2022, including  financial statements and the statement of performance is now available here.
Previous Annual Reports can be found here.

Cycle 6 Academic Audit Report - Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland

The report of the 2022 Academic Audit of Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland is now available. This is the first of the reports from Cycle 6 Academic Audit.

AQA Auditors & Reviewers

AQA is seeking applications to join the Cycle 6 Register of Auditors and Reviewers.
Applications should address the Criteria for appointment and be accompanied by a short CV.