Academic Quality and Partnerships


The Academic Quality and Partnerships team works with a range of colleagues at Sussex and at partner institutions in order to assure the quality of University of Sussex awards. We work in the following core business areas: Curriculum, Partnership and External Examiners.

Key areas of activity include:
  • Supporting the delivery of the University Learn to Transform Strategy
  • Providing information, advice and guidance to School colleagues on new course development (including course validation), and curriculum development activity (including providing advice around CMA compliance)
  • Supporting Academic Misconduct and Exam Board processes
  • Providing secretariat support to key University committees
  • Managing contractual and operational relationships with partner institutions in the UK and overseas
  • Managing quality assurance processes at partner institutions, including institutional recognition and course validation
  • Supporting the management and administration of external examiner records