What our priorities are and how we are doing

Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.

Annual report

You can view our most recent annual review and read reviews from previous years.

Corporate and business plans

The University's strategic direction is outlined in The Way Forward 2012-2017. This outlines our teaching and learning strategy, commitment to meet academic quality and standards, development of projects and partnerships in the community, and the performance indicators that will help us gauge our progress.

Teaching and learning strategy

As part of The Way Forward we have developed an education and students strategy which ensures a strong emphasis on supporting students through the transition to independent learning and recruiting students from all strata of society.

Academic quality and standards

We operate a quality and standards system that covers a range of activities, processes and procedures to give the highest priority to the continuous enhancement of the quality of our programmes and the educational experience provided for our students.

External and internal audit

External review

Information is available regarding our results in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. We also have a number of quality marks that validate our position as a university operating at the highest quality standards.

External Examiners are required to submit an External Examiner's Report to the University on an annual basis.

Internal review

Qualitative data on the quality and standard of our learning and teaching is available in the reports approved by the Academic Standards and Quality Committee.

You can also access details of the roles, responsibilities and authority of different bodies within the institution involved in programme approval and review.

Corporate relations

Find out how we work with business and some of the companies that we work with.

Government and regulatory reports

Our performance in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Quality Assurance Agency reports.

Compliance with our duties under the Equality Act 2010

Our equality policies and resources are available to view.

Sustainability

Information regarding our commitment to sustainability.