• Meet the Team

      The AQSU Team

      Sue de Prez - Senior Assistant Registrar, Quality and Standards

      Responsible to the Academic Registrar for the management and development of quality assurance and quality enhancement within the University, providing advice to senior management and working closely with academic and administrative colleagues, and supporting the embedding of best practice.  Having a key role in respect of the work of the Standards and Quality Committee, including reviewing and updating the Academic Quality Handbook, working with senior academic colleagues.  Working closely with Schools, to ensure that professional accreditation of all professional programmes offered by the University is maintained effectively.  A key contact for the Student Guild, particularly with regard to student representation.  Responsible for annual reporting on external examining and annual monitoring of programmes. Secretary/Clerk to Standards and Quality Committee (SQC).

      Email: s.deprez@glyndwr.ac.uk

      Telephone: +44(0)1978 293104

       

      Melanie Smith & Jayne Storer - Senior Quality Officers

      The Senior Quality Officer is responsible for ensuring that all validation, programme periodic review, collaborative approval and internal academic audit procedures relating to taught programmes are understood and implemented throughout the University.  The Senior Quality Officers report to the Senior Assistant Registrar: Quality & Standards, who has overall responsibility for academic quality assurance and enhancement functions.  The Senior Quality Officers work closely with the Senior Assistant Registrar: Quality & Standards to organise and support pre-validation, programme periodic review and valida

      tion events, collaborative partner and delivery approval events, and internal academic audit, and to provide information and guidance regarding these procedures. They work closely with the Chairs of committees and panels, and with academic colleagues.  The Senior Quality Officers are supported in their work by, and provides guidance to, a Quality Officer.

      Email: melanie.smith@glyndwr.ac.uk

      Telephone: 01978 293404

      Email: Jayne.storer@glyndwr.ac.uk

      Telephone: 01978 293384

       

      Carolyn O'Leary - Quality Officer

      The Quality Officer works with the Senior Quality Officers to organise and support all validation, programme periodic review, collaborative approval and internal academic audit procedures relating to taught programmes throughout the University. The Quality Officer reports to the Senior Assistant Registrar: Quality & Standards, who has overall responsibility for academic quality assurance and enhancement functions, but provides support for and is guided by the Senior Quality Officers. The Quality Officer works closely with the Senior Quality Officers and the Senior Assistant Registrar: Quality & Standards to organise and support pre-validation, programme periodic review and validation events, collaborative partner and delivery approval events, and internal academic audit, and to provide information and guidance regarding these procedures. She works closely with the Chairs of committees and panels, and with academic colleagues. Secretary/Clerk to Academic Programmes Sub-Committee, managing minor/major modifications, Recognition of Prior Learning claims, and PSRB reports.

      Email: carolyn.o'leary@glyndwr.ac.uk

      Telephone: +44(0)1978 293062

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      • Academic Quality Handbook

        The Academic Quality Handbook that outlines the processes for six areas of Quality and Standards within the University. These include:

        1. The Validation and Programme Periodic Review process,
        2. The processes surrounding Collaborative Provision,
        3. The Annual Monitoring process,
        4. The processes surrounding the approval from Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies, 
        5. The Recognition of Prior Learning process
        6. The processes surrounding External Examining

        Where appropriate, chapters included in the Academic Quality Handbook have been mapped against the QAA Quality Code Part B: Assuring and Enhancing Academic Quality which can be found here.

      • Collaborative Provision

        Partnerships

        The Collaborative Partnerships Officer deals with contracts, finance and provides support in the development of new partner relationships and existing relationship management.  The Collaborative Partnerships Officer and Student Data Services (SDS) will liaise with partner staff to ensure that the enrolment and induction of students on collaborative programmes takes place.  Subsequent details of any change in student status are to be directly communicated to the University’s Student Programmes Centre (SPC) at the University.  The Collaborative Partnerships Officer will also conduct induction sessions for staff and students at partner organisations on administrative and operational processes and procedures and remains in close contact with WGU Academic Link Tutors.

        For further information please contact the Collaborative Partnerships Officer 01978 293006 or partnerships@glyndwr.ac.uk  

        Academic Registry

        The Senior Assistant Registrar, Partnerships and Quality, within Academic Registry, acts as the first point of contact for partner staff in relation to quality assurance policies, procedures and regulations in relation to external partnership arrangements. The Senior Assistant Registrar, Partnerships and Quality, will provide guidance, facilitation and support on quality assurance and due diligence matters, ensuring that the partnership is both established and managed within the QAA UK Quality Code and the University’s own policies.

        The Senior Assistant Registrar, Quality and Standards, is responsible to the Academic Registrar for the management and development of quality assurance and quality enhancement within the University, providing advice to senior management and working closely with academic and administrative colleagues, and supporting the embedding of best practice.  The Senior Assistant Registrar, Quality and Standards is secretary and clerk to the Learning and Teaching Quality Committee (LTQC).

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        For further information refer to the Academic Quality and Standards Unit - Academic Quality Handbook Section

        For further useful information regarding key contacts, regulations, policies and procedures, please refer to the Partner Staff Guide

        Also refer to Forms on the top ribbon, Academic Registry, then Collaborative Provision