Mandate

In other to contribute to realizing the mission of the University of Ghana, the Academic Quality Assurance Unit has the following mandate:

ADVISE ON ACADEMIC STANDARD
We offer advice to the Academic Curriculum, Quality and Staff Development Committee (ACQSDC) on the determination and maintenance of acceptable levels of academic standards with respect to teaching, learning and research.
STUDENTS’ EVALUATION OF COURSES/LECTURERS
The AQAU in collaboration with the Planning & Management Information Services (PMIS) Directorate, conduct student evaluation of courses and teaching staff every semester.
DEPARTMENTAL REVIEWS
We also conduct departmental reviews at least every five years, to be preceded by self-assessment exercises and quality audits.
FACILITATING QUALITY AUDITS & STAFF DEVELOPMENT
The Unit also facilitates and oversee the preparation of quality audits, self-studies, quality assurance reviews, surveys, staff training and development initiatives
INFORMATION DISSEMINATION ON ACADEMIC QUALITY
We also disseminate on a regular basis, matters related to quality enhancement to the wider community and beyond.
GRADUATE TRACER SURVEYS
We organise annual exit surveys of graduating classes and to periodically undertake tracer and employer surveys.
PERFORMING ANY OTHER FUNCTIONS
The Unit is mandated to perform any other functions relating to quality assurance as may be referred to it by the University Council or the Academic Board.