Welcome to the Academic Quality Unit

If you are unsure where to find the templates or guidance you need, or require Word versions of programme specifications to update, please contact AQU for advice.

The Academic Quality Unit are:

Helen Kealy - Interim Head of Academic Quality

Nicola Rawlings - Deputy Head of Academic Quality 
Apprenticeships and Partnerships, international partnerships, supporting partners, CAPSC Secretary, 

Teresa Nahajski - Senior Quality Officer (part time)
AQU approvals and reviews schedule, course database, course approvals and reviews, ASQEC minutes,
Programme Specifications and AQU webpages (Red Dot changes)

Rita Peach - Quality Officer
Academic Planning and Portfolio Group Secretary, course approvals and reviews

Briony Wheeler - Quality Officer (External Examiners) 
External Examiner Liaison, course approvals and reviews

Philip Wright - Quality Officer
Apprenticeship Programmes Sub-committee Secretary, course approvals and reviews

Eleanor Sinclair - Departmental Administrator (QED)
Registered Lecturers, ASQEC, CAPSC and APSC committee admin

Posts vacant - Senior Quality Officer x 2

The role of the Academic Quality Unit is to develop and manage the quality assurance and enhancement mechanisms of the University, including course planning and approval, periodic review and annual evaluation processes, the approval and review of partnership organisations, the appointment of and provision of information for external examiners and the servicing of Academic Board subcommittees related to quality and collaborative programmes. 

Useful Links

Latest updates:

Course handbook guidance 2023/24 updated June 2023

APPG templates -  please contact Rita Peach in AQU for APPG dates for 2023/24.

Programme specification templates - please contact your Quality Administrator for information on how to update programme specifications 


Latest Documents