Welcome to TEQSA

The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) is Australia's independent national regulator of the higher education sector.

We aim to create a smarter future for Australia - by upholding standards for students.


The Hon Christopher Pyne MP has announced the appointment of Mr Anthony McClaran as TEQSA’s new Chief Executive Officer.

TEQSA has published its second statistics report on higher education providers, giving a whole-of-sector overview of higher education in Australia in 2013.

TEQSA has published new Guidance Notes on Equivalence of professional experience to academic qualifications and Third Party Arrangements.

TEQSA and quality assurance

A risk and standards based approach to quality assurance

TEQSA’s approach is underpinned by three principles: reflecting risk, regulatory necessity and proportionality.

National Register of higher education providers

Students working in a lab

The National Register is the authoritative source of information on the status of registered higher education providers in Australia.