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Enhancement-Led Institutional Review (ELIR)

Information about institutional reviews by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), including key documents and links to QAA reports on the outcomes.

Enhancement-Led Institutional Review (ELIR) is the method by which the Quality Assurance Agency (Scotland) (QAAS) reviews universities and other higher education institutions in Scotland.  Yearly meetings with QAAS help support the University’s ongoing commitment to quality enhancement. The University received the highest possible judgement from the latest ELIR, an outcome of 'effective arrangements for managing academic standards and the student learning experience'. 

QAA website information on ELIR

Institutional Review (ELIR) 2021

Outcome and key documents from the 2021 review

Institutional Review (ELIR) 2015

Old College, Edinburgh
Outcome and key documents from the 2015 review.

Institutional Review (ELIR) 2011

Outcome and key documents from the 2011 review.

Institutional Review (ELIR) 2006

Outcome and key documents from the 2006 review.