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:

Post vacant - Head of Academic Quality
Management of reviews and approvals, ASQEC Secretary, CAPSC representative

Nicola Rawlings - Deputy Head of Academic Quality (Collaborative)
Partnership approvals and reviews, international partnerships, supporting partners, CAPSC Secretary, Apprenticeship Programmes Sub-committee Secretary

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

Jenny Marsh - Quality Officer
Approvals and reviews, AQU Officer for College of Business, Psychology and Sport, CAPSC minutes, Strategic Planning & Quality Reviews

Post vacant - Quality Officer
Approvals and reviews, AQU Officer for College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Sara Gibbon - Quality Officer (part time)
Academic Planning and Portfolio Group Secretarv, course approvals and AQU Officer for School of Science and the Environment

JJ Dadd - Quality Officer (External Examiners)
External Examiner Liaison, course approvals and reviews. and AQU Officer for Schools of Allied Health, Nursing and Midwifery

Briony Wheeler - Departmental Administrator (QED)
Joint honours database, Registered Lecturers' database, PSRB register, hotel booking for external panel members, staff development admin, ASQEC committee papers.

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 February 2023

APPG templates -  please contact Sara Gibbon in AQU for the latest dates.

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


Latest Documents