Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office

The University recently established the Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office (APQAO) in response to higher demands for quality assurance mechanisms in the delivery of academic programs. APQAO operates under the direct supervision of the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and works in close coordination with the Deans/Directors of faculties/colleges/institutes. It focuses on ensuring that academic programs meet international, regional and national quality standards as evidenced by program assessment and/or accreditation.

Vision

The Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office envisions to efficiently and effectively facilitate the assessment and/or accreditation of the various academic programs of the University by relevant international and local quality assurance agencies.

Mission

The Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office undertakes to develop a quality assurance system for maintaining, monitoring, improving and enhancing the overall academic standards of the various programs delivered by the University in order to produce quality graduates, meet stakeholders’ expectations, and support student/faculty mobility and international cooperation.

Top Priorities

  1. To oversee initiatives for program assessment under the ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance (AUN-QA);
  2. To develop and implement a quality assurance system to facilitate the accreditation and/or certification of academic programs under international and local agencies.
Administrator
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ASST. PROF. MARIFE V. NARCIDA, MSc

Director

Contact Information

ADDRESS

Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office

Office of the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs

Mezzanine, Room 105, UST Main Building

España Boulevard, Sampaloc, Maniila

Philippines 1015

TELEPHONE NUMBERS

(+632) 731 3038

(+632) 786 1706

E-MAIL ADDRESSES

marife.narcida@ust.edu.ph | manjnarcida@gmail.com | apqao@ust.edu.ph