TEQSA’s purpose is to protect student interests and the reputation of Australia’s higher education sector through a proportionate, risk-reflective approach to quality assurance that supports diversity, innovation and excellence.
TEQSA has four strategic objectives in delivering its purpose. TEQSA will:
- quality assure and regulate the sector in a timely, transparent and risk reflective manner
- support providers to deliver high quality higher education, protect student interests and enhance the reputation and competitiveness of Australia’s higher education sector
- provide advice and information to inform decisions about the appropriateness and quality of higher education
- take prompt and effective action to address substantial risks to students or the sector’s reputation.