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Durham University

Learning and Teaching Handbook

12.3: External Review Reports

Between 1997 and 2016, Durham's educational provision was subject to oversight and review by the by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). In 2016, the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) announced that it intended to take responsibility for this oversight itself. In 2017, Durham was therefore subject to oversight and review by HEFCE. Since 2018, Durham has been subject to oversight and review by the new Office for Students (OfS).

HEFCE Review Reports

Durham was reviewed by HEFCE in 2016-17 and 2017-18. Outcomes from the reviews are published by HEFCE on their Register of Higher Education Providers:

Outcomes for all providers are available from the following links:

OfS Review Reports

Durham's most recent entry of the OfS Register of Approved Providers can be found here:

Durham's most recent TEF Award - a TEF Gold Award made in June 2018 - can be found here: