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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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7th Sep 2023 - 8th Sep 2023

QSN’s 16th Annual Conference - Bookings Open Soon

This year, we will be exploring how quality assurance is evolving in a world full of data and digital innovation.
QSN 16th Annual Conference: New Directions in Quality

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QSN 23/24 Webinar Series: QSN reflections on TEF, and what do we need to do next?

This session will provide an opportunity to reflect on our experiences of having gone through TEF. We will then consider where, as QA professionals, we need to focus our attention going forward, both regards a future TEF exercise and more immediately how it has impacted on approaches to quality assurance. In this session we will hear from Professor Sean Wellington

Event Dates: 07/12/2023 3:00 pm - 07/12/2023 5:00 pm
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QSN 23/24 Symposium: Shaping the future: Approaches to Gen AI in UK Higher Education

This symposium is designed to bring together QSN member institutions to discuss, debate, and shape the future of artificial intelligence in academia. As we stand at the cusp of a new era in education technology, Generative AI has emerged as a ground breaking tool with the potential to revolutionise teaching methods, research practices, and the overall learning experience. This symposium aims

Event Dates: 18/04/2024 10:15 am - 18/04/2024 3:15 pm
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QSN 17th Annual Conference:

Save the date We're pleased to inform you that QSN will be hosting its 17th Annual Conferenced 12-13th September 2024, Conference Aston, Birmingham Please note registration is not yet available

Event Dates: 12/09/2024 11:30 am - 13/09/2024 2:00 pm
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Changes in international recruitment will have an impact on provider finances

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The sector has relied on international fees for financial stability for years. David Kernohan plots what changing patterns mean for different kinds of provider

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Disabled students need more than support plans and “fixing”

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Jim Dickinson gets into the GTI/Cibyl polling underpinning the UPP Foundation’s Student Futures 2 report – and finds collective strategic challenges for universities’ growing group of Disabled students

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The cost of learning crisis is creating new threats to students’ futures

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Two years on from the report of the Student Futures Commission, rising costs are undermining efforts to build back post-Covid, warn Mary Curnock Cook and Richard Brabner

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To measure research culture, start with what you value

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The next challenge for research culture is establishing agreement on the indicators to use. Sarah Whalley and Candy Rowe share their experience

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Podcast: Cost of living, Australia, international

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This week on the podcast only three per cent of students say they feel they have enough money. Do students need to change their expectations?

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Higher education postcard: Girton College, Cambridge

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This week’s card from Hugh Jones’ postbag takes us to Cambridge’s first college for women

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We cannot afford to let estranged students Stand Alone once more

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Alex Blower laments the closure of a charity dedicated to supporting and amplifying the voices of estranged students.

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Will international recruitment fall even further?

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Jim Dickinson reviews the latest official immigration figures – and finds an international education sector in the throes of a rapid and painful contraction

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