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.


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

TEQSA has released updated information on the timing of the 2015 PIR.

TEQSA has released three new guidance notes on its website or consultation.

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.