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Are you interested in working with QAA on the quality assurance and regulation of Access to HE?

New members of the Access Recognition and Licensing Committee (ARLC)

We are looking for individuals holding a post at senior level in a further education institution to fill vacancies on the ARLC for an initial three-year term of office. In particular, we are looking for individuals working in institutions that provide Access to HE courses. Applicants should have a secure understanding of the current context and challenges for the progression of Access to HE students into higher education.

Meeting dates:

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Wednesday 5 February 2018

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Wednesday 18 July 2018

How to apply

Applications should be submitted by email attachment to If you would like to have an informal discussion about the Committee's work, contact Ann-Marie Karadia, Access Officer, in the first instance.

Applicants should provide:

  • a brief statement about the relevant areas of expertise that they would bring to the Committee, the nature of their interest in the work of the ARLC and their previous involvement in Access to HE
  • a curriculum vitae which highlights experience which is relevant to the Committee's work.

Applications must be received by noon on 7 September 2017

Further information

See the Candidate Pack (PDF 193 KB) and application form (DOC 44KB) for further information.

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