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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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19th Sep 2019 - 20th Sep 2019

14th QSN Annual Conference

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14th Jan 2019 - 14th Jan 2019

QSN Evasys Special Interest group - Inaugural Meeting


Free to QSN members

QSN members are invited to attend the inaugural meeting of a QSN Special Interest Group (SIG) for institutions which use EvaSys software for module evaluation or are thinking of using EvaSys. The SIG is intended to provide a network for EvaSys users for discussion and mutual support and to facilitate the sharing and development of good practice in module evaluation and the use of EvaSys software.

The meeting will begin with four presentations from institutions which already use EvaSys software followed by round table discussions of topics suggested by QSN members. Members of the SIG will also agree terms of reference for the SIG and discuss the frequency and mode of meetings. Lunch will be provided.

The SIG will be convened by Dr Victoria Korzeniowska, Director of Academic Quality and Employability Services, King’s College London, QSN Deputy Chair and Keith Swanson, Director of Quality Support and Development, University of Reading, QSN Executive member.

Registration is from 10:30am. The event is from 11:00am to 15:30pm
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QSN EvaSys Special Interest Group – Inaugural Meeting

Free to QSN members QSN members are invited to attend the inaugural meeting of a QSN Special Interest Group (SIG) for institutions which use EvaSys software for module evaluation or are thinking of using EvaSys. The SIG is intended to provide a network for EvaSys users for discussion and mutual support and to facilitate the sharing and development of good practice

Event Dates: 14/01/2019 12:00 pm
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13th Annual Conference: A Regulated Quality Future?

The transformation of the quality management landscape continues with great rapidity and intensity. As the new regulator for English Higher Education, the OfS is adopting a bold, student-focused, risk-based approach, reflecting the significant changes to HE in the last 25 years and seeking to anticipate changes still to come. Familiar features – notably, the UK Quality Code – are also

Event Dates: 13/09/2018 12:00 am - 14/09/2018 12:00 am
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Access and Inclusion Committee Meeting – 14 November 2018

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Papers from the 39th meeting of the SFC Access and Inclusion Committee (AIC) meeting held on 14 November 2018.

True Crime on Campus #53: Head, shoulders, knees and toes

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Paul Greatrix with the incidents that his security team have had to cope with on campus

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Wonkhe Weekly – E.8 University finances, Brexit, sector reputation and Dubai

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This week our panel discuss Augar review leaks, university bailouts and Sam Gyimah’s apps – recorded in front of a live audience at Wonkfest18.

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Mission possible? In search of service

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Jonathan Grant and Jente Althuis analyse university mission statements in search of the idea of service.

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Graduate-level skills

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Malcolm Todd of the University of Derby, makes the case for careers in sectors such as leisure to be seen as “high value” and argues that traditional views of “graduate jobs” needs to change.

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Walking and talking research impact

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Louis Coiffait connects the dots at Wonkfest18 (including the sneak preview of the Universities UK-Britain Thinks research) and concludes that the sector needs to walk and talk research impact if it’s to satisfy the public’s soul.

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China feels the heat of Scottish technology

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Company aided by SFC university collaboration scheme wins Chinese deal.

Policy in numbers – what counts without counting?

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Ben Williamson contrasts the rise of HE metrics with the wider global distrust of experts, and makes a case for better use of qualitative methods in policy making.

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