Higher education institutions are more and more often being asked to demonstrate the quality of their educational provision. In response, we've redoubled our efforts to improve teaching and learning, and to assure assessment standards. We review the quality of our assessment processes as a fundamental part of our ongoing cycle of quality assurance and improvement. 

The University of New South Wales, along with other higher education institutions, is actively engaged in regular external review of the quality of its academic programs, teaching and learning.

In professional disciplines in particular, our academic programs and courses are regularly reviewed and re-accredited by external professional bodies to ensure that they meet national and international benchmarks and standards.

UNSW operates a continuous improvement approach to quality assurance and improvement of learning and teaching that involves continuous cycles of: