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As Australia's independent national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education, our purpose is to safeguard student interests and the reputation of Australian higher education sector.

You can contact TEQSA’s media team by calling 0437 143 012 or emailing comms [at] teqsa.gov.au

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Media releases


Date Media release
31 January 2022 Alphacrucis College registered as Australia's fourth University College


Date Media release
3 November 2021 TEQSA welcomes new Commissioner Stephen Somogyi
8 October 2021 TEQSA successful in Federal Court action to block access to cheating website
1 October 2021 TEQSA welcomes new Commissioner
7 July 2021 TEQSA commences Federal Court action against alleged academic cheating service
1 July 2021 New university and three University Colleges registered by TEQSA
7 May 2021 TEQSA leading action to combat illegal commercial academic cheating services
30 April 2021 Fees and charges consultation
9 April 2021 TEQSA alerts higher education sector about new cyber threat


Date Media release
30 November 2020 New TEQSA report details student experiences of switch to online learning
19 November 2020 TEQSA welcomes Professor Peter Coaldrake's appointment as TEQSA Chief Commissioner
13 October 2020 Minister launches new TEQSA Academic Integrity Toolkit
20 July 2020 TEQSA releases academic integrity toolkit for international quality assurance agencies
9 July 2020 Good Practice Note published
24 June 2020 TEQSA to establish new Higher Education Integrity Unit
19 June 2020 Student records initiative welcomed by TEQSA
3 June 2020 Professor Peter Coaldrake AO appointed as TEQSA Commissioner
7 April 2020 TEQSA publishes suite of resources for online learning
5 February 2020 TEQSA rejects application to renew registration of Elite Education Institute Pty Ltd
16 January 2020 New role for TEQSA CEO


Date Media release
5 December 2019 TEQSA welcomes Bill amending TEQSA Act
29 November 2019 TEQSA’s fourth annual conference concludes with ministerial address
26 November 2019 TEQSA’s biggest Annual Conference begins tomorrow
22 November 2019 Landmark accreditation workshop highlights the challenges of addressing perceived overlap and duplication in practice
28 October 2019 TEQSA statistical analysis illustrates strong, stable growth in Australia’s higher education sector
28 October 2019 TEQSA’s nation-wide academic integrity workshops kick off
17 September 2019 National program of workshops latest initiative to protect academic integrity
16 September 2019 TEQSA launches annual conference full program
30 August 2019 TEQSA approves application for an Australian University College
9 August 2019 TEQSA launches annual conference program
29 July 2019 TEQSA begins consultations to streamline reporting requirements
15 July 2019 TEQSA releases risk findings report on Australia’s higher education sector
5 July 2019 TEQSA releases new resource to aid admissions transparency
11 April 2019 Professor Joan Cooper appointed as TEQSA Commissioner
12 February 2019 Guidance issued on English language admissions
31 January 2019 Stakeholder views vital to TEQSA’s operations
25 January 2019 TEQSA publishes review of higher education sector's response to sexual assault
24 January 2019 English language and support services protecting international students


Date Media release
11 December 2018 Latest financial snapshot and analysis of sector released
30 November 2018 TEQSA conference draws to a close
28 November 2018 Regulator welcomes review of TEQSA Act
26 November 2018 Strong protections for international students
16 November 2018 New partnership to support Indigenous higher education participation
15 November 2018 ParaPharm Pty Ltd's registration cancelled
1 November 2018 TEQSA welcomes increased transparency for prospective higher education providers
22 October 2018 TEQSA streamlines application for renewal of registration and course accreditation
19 October 2018 TEQSA releases latest annual report
12 September 2018 Corporate and academic governance a key focus for TEQSA
20 August 2018 TEQSA report highlights strong overseas student revenue growth
14 August 2018 ATAR not the only pathway
16 July 2018 Student experts meet with TEQSA
9 July 2018 TEQSA partners with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student group
4 June 2018 Wellbeing and safety standards set to be assessed
22 May 2018 New partnership aims to improve teaching and learning
9 May 2018 Budget measures set to boost TEQSA's monitoring and assurance activities
19 April 2018 International student numbers remain strong
29 March 2018 TEQSA welcomes HESP appointments
28 March 2018 Entry standards remain strong
20 March 2018 TEQSA set to boost investigation capabilities
7 March 2018 Student expert group to advise TEQSA
28 February 2018 Professional accreditation changes welcomed by regulator
22 February 2018 No place for sexual assault in higher education
7 February 2018 TEQSA commissioners reappointed
29 January 2018 Updated wellbeing and safety guidance note released
10 January 2018 TEQSA continues to be rated highly