The Department of Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance
The Department of Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance (DAAQA) is dedicated to the assurance and enhancement of the quality of the University’s learning, teaching and provision. It works to ensure that the academic policies and procedures of the University are in accordance with the expectations of Richmond’s accreditation bodies, and that these policies are procedures are articulated clearly for all members of the University community. Its aim is to work with faculty, staff, and students in supporting the provision of the best possible educational experience at the University. Academic Advising and Registry Services operate within Academic Affairs.
Registry Services is dedicated to helping Richmond’s students to achieve their academic goals within the established academic policies and procedures of the University.
The main responsibilities of Registry Services are:
Monitoring student academic standing and compliance with academic policies
Administering registration, add/drop, withdrawal from courses and from the university
Maintaining accurate official student records
Grade and transcript processing
Transfer credit evaluation and approval
Course and exam scheduling
Administration of mid-term assessments, final examinations and resits
Overseeing the delivery of the academic advising programme
Diploma preparation, distribution and replacement
Registry Services aims to ensure that students follow their degree programme, register for required courses in the degree, and fulfill their graduation requirements in time for their planned completion date.