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QSN is a membership organisation for staff with responsibility for quality strategy and management within UK higher education. It provides a forum for the discussion of key issues of quality management and enhancement, and organises an annual Conference and smaller, symposium events to discuss specific areas of interest.

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31st May 2018

‘The New Regulatory Framework For Higher Education In England: Challenges ...

With contributions from sector representatives and QSN member institutions, this Symposium will explore the challenges that lie ahead for higher education providers in general, and quality practitioners in particular, in addressing the new baseline regulatory requirements an ...
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6th Jul 2018

Measuring What Really Matters: Data-Based Approaches To Quality Management ...

This Symposium will draw on contributions from sector bodies and case studies of developments and approaches in QSN member institutions. It will explore the ways in which we use data as quality practitioners is changing (including the way in which new data reporting tools su ...
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13th Sep 2018 - 14th Sep 2018

13th QSN Annual Conference - A Regulated Quality Future? ...

The conference programme and booking will be available shortly. Please note in your diaries aand we look forward to seeing you in Brimingham ...
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‘The new Regulatory Framework for Higher Education in England: Challenges for Providers’

Leeds Beckett University, The Rose Bowl, Room 263, City Campus

The launch of the Office for Students in April 2018, preceded by publication of the new regulatory framework for England and a revised UK Quality Code, has brought with it a change of emphasis in which protecting the student interest is clearly at the top of the new regulator’s agenda. With contributions from sector representatives […]

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Access and Inclusion Committee – 22 May 2018

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Papers from the SFC Access and Inclusion Committee meeting held on 22 May 2018.

Strategic plan forecast (SPF) for higher education institutions 2017-18 to 2020-21

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This Call for Information requests institutions to complete a strategic plan forecast for the period 2017-18 to 2020-21. The return should be sent to the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) by 30 June 2018.

Postgraduate LEO – 2018 edition

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David Kernohan goes beyond the press summary and dives into the latest LEO release. There’s interactive visualisations for you all.

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All new Dumbest University Rankings 2018

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A possibly fruitless ranking of the worst rankings of universities to be found anywhere.

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Why study STEM? And how science can be a humanity

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Why are sciences and humanities seen as separate anyway? asks the Royal Society’s Tom McLeish.

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The University Show – Season 1 Episode 9 – The civic university

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We explore what it means to be a civic university in 2018 and what this agenda now holds for HE.

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How Oxbridge is different

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HEPI’s Nick Hillman says that the universities of Oxford and Cambridge are different and that the whole higher education sector can learn from this.

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If we are serious about social mobility then degree apprenticeships are essential

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Tim Blackman, Vice Chancellor of Middlesex University, spells out why he is so supportive of the idea of degree apprenticeships

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