TEQSA. The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency. Who is TEQSA?. TEQSA is Australia's independent national regulator of the higher education sector . Their mission is to “aim to create a smarter future for Australia - by upholding standards for students .”
The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
TEQSA is Australia's independent national regulator of the higher education sector.
Their mission is to “aim to create a smarter future for Australia - by upholding standards for students.”
Their vision is “To maintain and enhance quality, diversity and innovation in the Australian higher education sector through nationally consistent regulation and quality assurance.”
Memorandum of Cooperation with the Council for Private Education, Singapore
Memorandum of Arrangement with the Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Memorandum of Cooperation with the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, United Kingdom
Memorandum of Cooperation with the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications
Collaborative project with the European Network for Quality Assurance (ENQA)
Two of the objects of the TEQSA Act make clear that TEQSA must:
This means that before any institution can operate as a higher education provider in Australia, it must demonstrate to TEQSA that it meets minimum national standards of quality, known as the Threshold Standards.
TEQSA also protects the interests of international students under the Education Services for Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act) and the National Code. Information about these is available on the CRICOS website.
All registered providers are listed on the National Register of higher education providers. The Register has key information about a provider’s status. It lists each provider’s legal and trading name/s; Australian Business Number (ABN); head office address and website details.
Higher education providers registered under the TEQSA Act
English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers if they have an entry arrangement with at least one registered higher education provider.