Academic Standards and Partnerships Office
For all enquiries please contact
the Academic Standards and Partnerships Office on:
Telephone: 01206 874 855
The Academic Standards and Partnerships Office (ASPO) is responsible for the
management, support and development of academic standards and quality procedures across
the University of Essex and our partner institutions.
The office brings together the Academic Partnerships and
Quality Assurance and Enhancement functions into one office within the Academic Section.
We provide professional advice and information to University colleagues, external bodies
and partner organisations in relation to quality assurance matters, and support the University’s
commitment to the continuous enhancement of the quality of the student learning experience.
Key areas of activity
- Annual course monitoring and periodic course review
- Collaborative academic partnerships
- Course approval and validation
- External audit and review
- External examining arrangements
We work closely with partner institutions to develop high quality, accessible learning opportunities,
across the region and beyond.