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Current Review Cycle

The schedule for the current quality review cycle (cycle 3), which runs from academic year (AY) 2017/18 until AY 2023/24, is presented below.  The schedule was approved by UL’s Executive Committee in March 2017 and was subsequently presented for noting to UL’s Governing Authority Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance Committee in April 2017. 

Cycle 3 quality review schedule (AY 2017/18 – AY 2023/24)

2018 Reviewer Feedback Report is available here.

While the core quality review process characteristics remain the same for all reviews, tailored process guidelines for the various review streams are prepared in consultation with relevant stakeholders, including the units themselves.  Core documentation is/will progressively be included below as individual units undergo the review process, including the subsequent post-review quality improvement phase.

Unit under Review

Dates of Review Site Visit

Process Guidelines Document

QRG Report

Quality Improvement Plan (QIP)

QIP Implementation Summary Report

Centre  for Teaching and Learning

March 12-15, 2018

CTL Review Guidelines

CTL QRG Report



UL Students’ Union

October 21-25, 2018

ULSU Review Guidelines

Student Life QRG Report

Student Life QIP


UL Postgraduate Students' Union

October 24-25, 2018

PSU Review Guidelines

PSU QRG Report




November 26-28, 2018

UniJobs Review Guidelines

UniJobs QRG Report UniJobs QIP  

Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

February 11-14, 2019

IWAMD Review Guidelines


Library & Information Services Division

September 16-19, 2019

Support Unit Guidelines


Cooperative Education & Careers Division

December 2-5, 2019

Support Unit Guidelines


Buildings & Estates

March 2-5, 2020

Support Unit Guidelines


Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

October 5-8, 2020

AHSS Review Guidelines


Student Affairs

November 2-5, 2020

Support Unit Guidelines


National Council for Exercise & Fitness

November 30-December 3 2020

NCEF Review Guidelines      

Human Resources Division

January 2021

Support Unit Guidelines




Kemmy Business School

February 2021

KBS Review Guidelines





April 2021






May 2021

Support Unit Guidelines




Faculty of Science & Engineering

September 2021

SEN Review Guidelines




Bernal Research Institute November 2021 Bernal Guidelines




Faculty of Education and Health Sciences

March 2022 EHS Review Guidelines