The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has published the GCU Enhancement-led Institutional Review (ELIR) Outcome Report.
The QAA appointed a team of five independent experts to review the University, with a Planning Visit taking place in February 2020 and a Review Visit in November 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Review Visit had been postponed from March 2020.
The review panel concluded: “The institution has effective arrangements for managing academic standard and the student learning experience. This is a positive judgement, which means the University meets sector expectations in securing the academic standards of its awards and enhancing the quality of the student learning experience it provides, currently and into the future.”
This judgement is the highest award that can be achieved in the ELIR system.
One of the six commendations from ELIR was the partnership working between the Students' Association, our academic and student reps and the University: