The Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) registers and evaluates the performance of higher education providers against the Higher Education Standards Framework, specifically, the Threshold Standards.
- Ensure national consistency in the regulation of higher education using a standards-based quality framework and applying three regulatory principles
- Protect and enhance Australia’s reputation for quality higher education and excellence, innovation and diversity
- Protect students undertaking higher education
- Ensure that students have access to information relating to higher education.
Encourage and promote a higher education system that is appropriate to meet Australia’s social and economic needs.