The University is celebrating after receiving a glowing
report from the Quality Assurance Agency.
Academic quality and standards at the University of
Wolverhampton were highly commended following an official
inspection by the national education watchdogs.
Overall, the audit team said confidence could be placed in the
management of academic standards and the high quality of learning
experiences available to students.
Inspectors also praised the University for its ‘regard for the
They identified several areas of good practice, including study
skills support, Learning and Information Services and IT Services,
as well the work of the Quality and Academic Standards
The University’s close working partnership with the Students'
Union was also highlighted. The report stated: “The audit team
considered that there was substantial evidence to support the
conclusion that the University was both attentive and responsive to
the views of its students.”
The report identified the ‘critical role’ of the University’s
Institute for Learning Enhancement, which develops initiatives to
enhance the quality, relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the
University’s learning environment
In addition, the report stated there was ‘considerable evidence
of ongoing good practice in relation to the use of technology to
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Geoff Hurd said: “We are
delighted that the report from the QAA has commended the University
and highlighted many areas of good practice.”