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Quality Assurance Committee (QAC)

As a committee of Senate, the purpose of this body is to

  • Monitor the implementation of the institution’s policies, systems, procedures, strategies and resources for the management of the quality of the core functions of teaching and learning, research and social responsiveness
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the quality management systems of PASS departments
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement within the university

Responsibilities of this committee include:

  • Ensure that effective quality assurance policies and quality management systems are in place throughout the institution
  • Ensure that recommendations emerging from internal, as well as external reviews conducted by the Higher Education Quality Committee and other external bodies, are being addressed
  • Act as the overall coordinating body for institution-wide reviews conducted by the Higher Education Quality Committee  or other external bodies
  • Promote the development of innovations related to quality improvement
  • Advise Senate on matters relating to alignment with national and institutional quality assurance requirements  and to make recommendations on matters requiring attention
  • Promote the dissemination of good practices
  • Provide advice to appropriate committees and structures regarding quality promotion