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 2021

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

Work with AQA

AQA is seeking to fill a staff role and a vacancy on the AQA Board.
The position description for the Pou Ārahi Arotake ꟾ Assistant Director can be found here.
The role description for the Māori Lay Member of the AQA Board can be found here.

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.