Salient Functions and Responsibilities

In examining the effectiveness of Sabaragamuwa University’s own quality assurance structures and mechanisms, the IQAU indicates that it will particularly take account of:

  • Internal quality assurance reviews and their outcomes, especially at the level of the discipline and/or programme

  • The use made of external reference points including the QA Code of Practice, SLQF, and the published Subject Benchmarks
publicly available information about the quality of programmes and the standard of awards; 

  • Internal systems for the management of information and their contribution to the effective oversight of quality and standards; 
the development, use and publication of programme specifications; 

  • The academic standards expected of and achieved by students; 

  • The experience of students as learners, and the enhancement of their learning opportunities1; 

  • The quality assurance of teaching staff, and the ways in which teaching effectiveness is appraised, improved and rewarded.