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.




Guides to Cycle 6

Guides to Cycle 6 Academic Audit are now available 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.

AQA Communications Survey 2019

As part of its own commitment to quality enhancement, AQA seeks feedback on its activities.
We would appreciate your feedback on how we communicate, and particularly on our newsletter and website.
A link to the survey can be found here.