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.




Upcoming Events 

Quality Forum
31 October 2019 in Wellington
Register for Quality Forum here   

Enhancement Theme Symposium
1 November 2019 in Wellington
Registrations for this Symposium have now closed. For further information please email
Student Voice Summit
14 November 2019 in Wellington 

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. 

AQA Newsletter - September 2019

The lastest AQA Newsletter is now available here.
Previous newsletters can be found here.

AQA Annual Report 2018-2019

The AQA Annual Report 2018-2019 can be found here
Previous Annual Reports can be found here