The recruitment process of quality assurance experts opens soon

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QA Pool SC A Steering Committee will oversee the call.

BRUSSELS - The European Students’ Union (ESU) will open for applications on September 2 to students that would be interested to join ESU´s pool of student experts on quality assurance.

ESU regularly nominates students from the pool to take part in evaluations and accreditations of programmes, universities and quality assurance agencies across Europe and beyond. Members of the pool also have access to training events offered by ESU and its partners, such as the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and the European University Association (EUA), and to opportunities to represent the pool to steering committees and at events, such as the annual European Quality Assurance Forum.

Students experts’ pool

This call will be launched in relation to ESU’s work on engaging students in quality assurance provisions across Europe. Since 2009, ESU has been running a pool of committed and well prepared students who contribute to quality assurance procedures promoting and developing student participation in those processes. The pool is renewed once a year and has an independent Steering Committee that launches the calls and selects the applicants based on public criteria.

Nominations requested

ESU would like to ask national unions of students in Europe for their nominations of people that have the appropriate experience and would be interested in this opportunity. Those individuals that would be interested in participating in this work are also encouraged to approach their national unions to declare their position. More detailed information on the role, benefits and expectations will follow when the call opens in early September. If you have any questions before then, please get in touch with the pool's Steering Committee.

If you want to read more about the students experts' pool on quality assurance, please visit ESU’s website.

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For more information, please contact:

Fernando M Galán Palomares, ESU Vice-Chairperson: +32/473.669.892 // fernando@esu-online.org or Robert Hlynur Baldursson, ESU Communications Manager: +32/473.669.894 // robert@esu-online.org

The European Students’ Union, headquartered in Brussels, is the umbrella organisation of 47 national unions of students from 39 European countries. ESU represents and promotes the educational, social, economical and cultural interests of students at the European level. Through its member unions, ESU represents over 11 million students in Europe. To find out more about ESU, follow us on Twitter @ESUtwt, check out or Facebook page or visit www.esu-online.org. ESU celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2012.