External Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance by External Authorities

2024 External Quality Review Dates

Faculty Department/Support Service Review Date
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Agricultural Economics 20 – 23 February
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Soil, Crop and Climate Science 12 – 15 March
Support Services Information Communication Technology 23 – 26 April
Support Services Afromontane Research Unit 13 – 16 May
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Postgraduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management 28 – 31 May
Support Services South African Doping Control Laboratory 18 - 20 June
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Centre for Microscopy 27 - 30 August
Faculty of Health Sciences Division of Health Science Education 05 – 08 November

Liason With External Quality Assurance Authorities

AP liaise and facilitate engagements with the relevant external higher education authorities such as including, Council on Higher Education (CHE), Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and professional bodies, to ensure that the university appropriately observes the relevant frameworks, statutory regulations and other requirements.

AP coordinate quality reviews and institutional audits facilitated by the CHE and other relevant external stakeholders.

Reporting and Stakeholder Engagement

We mobilise engagement and report to various stakeholders, including management, of the university on academic planning and quality assurance (APQA) developments in the University.

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