Arden University has been commended for the quality of its student learning opportunities by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).
The report identified a number of good practice areas, including the systematic embedding of the Arden Learning Model, the value placed by the University on student engagement and its contribution to the enhancement of student learning opportunities, and the highly effective and systematic involvement of staff at all levels in the enhancement of students' learning opportunities.
The review judged that Arden University’s setting and maintenance of the academic standards of awards, the quality of the information about learning opportunities, and the enhancement of student learning opportunities meet UK expectations.
Dr Philip Hallam, Vice-Chancellor and CEO of Arden University, said, “We are delighted with this exemplary QAA review, which is a testament to the world class educational provision we offer. Arden is committed to providing an education that equips students with the skills, knowledge and behaviours they need to succeed in their chosen career’’
“This is well-deserved recognition for both our excellent staff and all Arden students.”
The QAA review team made no recommendations for improvement, but affirmed the following actions already being taken to make academic standards secure and/or improve the educational provision offered to students: the steps being taken to ensure that blended learning students are successfully engaging with induction activities prior to enrolment, and the work being undertaken to further extend the use of technology to enhance the student voice.
The Higher Education Review of Arden University took place in early November 2017 and was carried out by a team of four trained reviewers.
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Arden University is reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, the independent body entrusted with monitoring and advising on standards and quality in UK higher educationClick here to read Arden University's latest review report