The IIS aims to ensure that all students can access a high-quality, stimulating learning environment. This includes state-of-the-art educational facilities and high-quality curricula taught by leading academics. We ensure that our academic standards and quality of education are consistent with regulation and comparable with other providers of equivalent level qualifications.
Our key points of reference include the:
The Quality Assurance and Evaluation unit is responsible for:
As an alternative provider of higher education in England, the IIS is monitored by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), receiving its first visit in 2012. Following annual monitoring visits in 2013 and 2017, the IIS received two commendable outcomes. The IIS has been registered with the Office for Students (OfS) since 2019.
As a provider of higher education, IIS has a number of policies in place to protect students and ensure that it meets all regulations required by the Office for Students. For further information, please click below.Read here
The Board of Trustees is the principal governing body, responsible for setting the strategic direction and policies governing all aspects of the IIS’s activities.
The Board of Governors is a sub-committee of the Board of Trustees with delegated responsibility for the operational oversight of the organisation as defined in and regulated by the IIS’s Articles of Association.
The Academic Council is constituted by the Board of Governors as the senior academic governance body of the Institute of Ismaili Studies.