UKZN Quality Assurance

UKZN Quality Assurance, You have reached the Homepage of Quality Promotion & Assurance at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
If you have any queries, please feel free to contact us.
Quality Promotion & Assurance falls under the University Teaching and Learning Office.
The image below shows the areas that QPA deals with. This should help with navigation of the menu on the left-hand side.

Mission Statement
MissionOur mission is to ensure the promotion and development of a culture of quality in the University of KwaZulu-Natal through a comprehensive quality assurance system, which:

  • Improves quality in the core functions of teaching, learning, research and service to the University,
  • Prepares the University for external programme  accreditation, review and institutional audits and ensures the University responds effectively to national and international requirements,
  • Provides leadership on the development and implementation of quality management systems at all levels,
  • Provides practical support and advice to the University on all quality related activities,
  • Promotes quality through institutional policy development.

There are two QPA offices, situated on the Howard College and Pietermaritzburg campuses.
Howard College

Physical Address: Innovation Centre
Gate 9
Rick Turner Road (formerly Francois Road)
Postal Address (external): Quality Promotion & Assurance
University of KZN
Durban 4041
Telephone:  031 260 8011
Fax:  031 260 7082


Physical Address: Golf Road campus, between Sports Union and Audio Visual
Postal Address (external): Quality Promotion & Assurance
Private Bag X01
Scottsville 3209
Telephone: 033 260 5267
Fax: 033 260 5741