Membership

Welcome to the Quality Strategy Network (QSN), the leading membership organisation for individuals overseeing quality and academic standards in UK higher education.

If you are a dedicated professional responsible for the management of quality and academic standards within the UK higher education sector, QSN is your platform for collaboration, discussion, and advancement. Our primary mission is to provide a forum where members can engage in insightful discussions about key issues related to quality management and enhancement. Through our annual conference and a range of webinars and symposia, we foster a vibrant community where specific topics of interest can be explored in depth. By joining QSN, you gain access to a network of like-minded professionals who share your commitment to elevating the quality and academic standards in higher education. Here’s what QSN has to offer:

  1. Collaborative Exchange: Engage in meaningful conversations with peers who understand the unique challenges and opportunities within the UK higher education landscape. Share insights, experiences, and best practices that contribute to the continuous improvement of quality management.
  2. Annual Conference: Attend our flagship event, the QSN Annual Conference, where renowned experts and thought leaders gather to discuss cutting-edge strategies, innovative approaches, and emerging trends in quality management and enhancement. Gain valuable knowledge and build connections with industry influencers.
  3. Webinars and Symposia: Participate in our regular webinars and symposia, which focus on specific topics of interest to the higher education community. Delve into issues such as curriculum design, assessment methods, quality assurance frameworks, and student engagement, among others. Expand your knowledge and stay up to date with the latest developments.
  4. Networking and Collaboration: Connect with fellow members and establish valuable professional relationships through our networking events. Share resources and exchange ideas to drive positive change and enhance the quality of higher education

By being part of QSN, you position yourself at the forefront of quality management and enhancement in UK higher education. Join our community of dedicated professionals today and contribute to shaping the future of quality and academic standards. Sign up now and unlock a world of collaboration, knowledge sharing, and professional growth with the Quality Strategy Network (QSN).

How to Join

For enquiries about membership or subscriptions, please contact the AUA Office which coordinates payments via finance@aua.ac.uk. Please could we ask that contact is made by email in the first instance; and allow five working days for reply.

*If you are a current QSN member and would like to update the main contact within your institution, please complete this form*

QSN membership runs 1 August to 31 July. You can find a table of fees for membership and events for the 2024/25 period here

With each member option, your institution will receive subscription to the QSN Membership discussion forum for up to two representatives. The forum provides a space for members to share good practice, and to discuss their collective responses to various consultations, sector issues and anticipated challenges.

The different membership options for 2024-25 are listed below.

Season Ticket

Season Ticket membership to QSN provides a discounted rate for institutions to access the full event offering from QSN. This all-inclusive ticket provides one place for a representative from the member institution to attend:

Season Ticket – £575

A Season Ticket membership to QSN provides a discounted rate for institutions to access the full event offering from QSN. This all-inclusive ticket provides one place for a representative from the member institution to attend:

If Season Ticket holders wish to buy additional tickets for representatives from the member institution, these are priced as follows:

Season Ticket Plus – £1095

Season Ticket Plus membership to QSN provides a discounted rate for institutions to access the full event offering from QSN. This all-inclusive ticket provides two places for representatives from the member institution to attend:

If Season Ticket holders wish to buy additional tickets for representatives from the member institution, these are priced as follows:

Standard membership – £250

Standard Membership provides flexibility for institutions, or individuals** not connected with a HEI but working within higher education to choose how they attend QSN in person events. This ticket provides two places to attend:

Event pricing for additional webinar tickets,  the in-person Symposium and Annual Conference for those holding Standard Membership is then as follows:

** For further information regarding eligibility criteria for individuals seeking standard membership please refer to the ‘About’ section of this website.

 

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Upcoming Events

QSN 23/24 Webinar Series: QSN-QAA joint project on monitoring and evaluation

  Monitoring and evaluation is a constant in the quality assurance landscape as we seek to secure the academic standards of our awards and ensure our students have the best-possible learning experience. This joint project has been exploring monitoring and evaluation practices in different contexts, encompassing all four nations and different types of provider. In particular we have been interested

Event Dates: 20/06/2024 3:00 pm - 20/06/2024 4:45 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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