The University Committee for Quality and Standards is constituted as one of the Committees of Senate, and reports directly to the Senate, which is 'the governing body and executive body responsible for the academic work and standards of the University, both in teaching and in research, and for the regulation and superintendence of the education and discipline of the students of the University' (HWU Charter, Clause 9 (1)).

The purpose of the University Committee for Quality and Standards  is to be responsible, on behalf of the Senate, for all aspects of academic quality assurance: progressing or engaging with institutional policy development; monitoring and review; oversight of the Quality Assurance Framework.

Chair: Professor Fiona Waldron, School of Textiles and Design - Head of School 
Clerk: Helen Crosby, Quality Assurance Manager

The agendas from the current and previous academic year for the University Committee for Quality and Standards are noted below. For information on the minutes please visit the UCQS SharePoint site.

UCQS Agenda and Minutes

Current Year 2017-2018

  • 02 October 2017
  • 13 December 2017
  • 21 February 2018
  • 11 April 2018
  • 27 June 2018

Previous Years

2016-2017