University College London: Re-registration 19 June 2014
Renewal of registration
Report on renewal of registration of University College London and self-accrediting authority
TEQSA has determined, under subsection 36(1) of the TEQSA Act, that registration of University College London as a higher education provider be renewed for a period of seven years to 19 June 2021 in the provider category of 'Overseas University'.
TEQSA has also determined, under subsection 41(1) of the TEQSA Act, that University College London is authorised to self-accredit its courses of study.
Background to Decision
University College London submitted an application for renewal of registration in the category of 'Overseas University' under Section 35 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act). Subsection 36(4) of the TEQSA Act enables TEQSA to renew a provider's registration for a period not exceeding seven years.
University College London submitted an application for self-accrediting authority under Section 41 of the TEQSA Act. Subsection 41(1) of the TEQSA Act enables TEQSA to authorise a registered provider to self-accredit one or more courses of study.
Main Reasons for Decision
As part of the renewal of registration process, TEQSA has assessed the application submitted by University College London against the Threshold Standards.
University College London has demonstrated to TEQSA that it continues to meet the Threshold Standards and has demonstrated compliance with the criteria for self-accrediting authority. Specifically, the decision reflects the strength of University College London's quality assurance framework in Australia which is an integrated part of the University's overall framework for academic quality.