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Quality Assurance Unit

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The Directorate of Quality Assurance started its operation in 2014 as Directorate of Quality Assurence and Quality Control. Currently the Directorate is known as Directorate of Quality Assurance.  The Directorate fall under Deputy Vice Chancellor-Academic Research and Consultancy (DVC-ARC).

The Directorate operates using three Coordinators:

  1. Programme  Assessment Coordinator
  2. Quality Assurance Coordinator
  3. Quality Control - Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator


  1. Developing quality assurance processes and procedures to ensure that the quality of provision and standards of University awards are maintained;
  2. Setting clear  and  explicit  performance  standards  in  all  aspects  of  University functions.  These  standards  are  points  of  reference  which  will  guide  quality reviews;
  3. Monitoring the implementation of QA processes as per the set standards;
  4. Spearheading and coordinating internal self-evaluation of  both  academic  and support provision in the University.
  5. Analysis of self-evaluation reports and identification of issues arising therefrom that need attention for improvement;
  6. Facilitation of external evaluation of the University and accreditation of academic programmes by statutory and professional bodies;
  7. Monitoring implementation  of  recommendations  arising  from  internal  and external evaluation;
  8. Monitoring trends in QA matters regionally and internationally and advising the University.
  9. Synthesis of  new  approaches  to  QA  matters  informed  by  research  in  higher education matters.
  10. Prepare annual and long-term activity plans which will be presented to the University Committee of QA and thereafter submitted to the Senate or Council.
  11. Provide advice and guide the University organs on quality assurance issues.
  12. Establish the network for QA and improvement at the University and beyond.
  13. Building capacity in the area of QA for the University’s staff and students communities.
  14. Recommend appropriate budgets for QA issues at University