Web Policy


The APQN website is continuously changing as information is updated and services are added and amended. At all times, APQN strives to ensure that the information provided is accurate, current and properly authorised to be in the public domain; however, much of the information provided, for example in respect of questions and comments posted in the Online Forum, is posted by individuals or organisations across the region and not necessarily by APQN itself.

General Terms for Use of the APQN Website

Your access to and use of this site, either on your own behalf or on behalf of the organisation you represent, is subject to these terms and conditions. APQN reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting the changes to this site. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions to obtain notice of such changes. Your continued use of this site after any such change constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Discussion Boards and Lists

APQN may, from time to time, host open Discussion Boards on this website. People wishing to post messages to the various Discussion Boards will be required to register their name and email with APQN. Messages are not subject to approval by APQN prior to being posted on the website. APQN disclaims all liability, express or implied, arising in connection with messages posted to Discussion Boards hosted in this website; however, APQN reserves the right to remove any messages that may be perceived as libellous, offensive or inappropriate, and reserves also the right to cancel the registration of any person to an APQN discussion list at its complete discretion.


In order to provide the best possible service to its various stakeholders, APQN may, from time to time, post photographs of APQN-related events on this website. These photographs may identify individuals. You should contact APQN if you object to any photograph containing your image being posted, and these wishes will be respected. If such a photograph has already been posted, APQN will remove it at the earliest possible opportunity.

Images used in the banner were purchased from Getty Images. Getty Images are royalty free images and APQN abide by the terms and conditions of the licence agreement.

The following images have been kindly supplied with permission, for use on this website, by Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) of 461 Clementi Road, SINGAPORE 599491:

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The following images have been kindly supplied with permission, for use on this website, by Monash University of Building 65, Clayton Campus, Wellington Road, Clayton 3800:

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4_iscreenimage.jpe or Student ID:4 (supplied as MAPA4044.jpg)
86_iscreenimage.jpe or Student ID:86 (supplied as MAPA4062.jpg)

Copyright and Trade Marks

Intellectual property rights (including copyright) that subsist in this site and its contents are owned by or licensed to APQN and are subject to applicable legislation. Contents of this site may be used for purposes related to quality assurance in higher education, with attribution, but may not be used for commercial gain. The APQN logo and any other image, name or trade mark, whether registered or not and used in this site to identify APQN and its services are the property of APQN and may only be used with the prior written consent of APQN.

All images in this website are subject to copyright laws. Owners of images listed above under the section Photographs have provided copyright clearance documents stating terms and conditions of use. We graciously thank the copyright owners for permission to use their intellectual property on the APQN website.

The document ‘Good Practice from the Nordic Countries’ is used with kind permission from the Danish Evaluation Institute (EVA) in Copenhagen.

Privacy Policy

All information submitted to APQN either through mailing list subscription, workshop or conference registration or by other means is held confidentially.

APQN collects and distributes information relating to purposes set out in its Constitution. Such information does not refer to individuals without their permission. Information is only used for purposes collected unless express agreement is obtained for other uses.

The APQN site contains links to other sites. APQN is not responsible for the privacy practices, or the content, of those web sites.

General Disclaimer

APQN does not make any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this website. All parties accessing this site and making use of the information it contains must make their own assessment of the information contained on this site and must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy and completeness of that information. APQN disclaims all liability, express or implied, arising out of the use of or inability to use or in connection with the information contained in this website.


Links to third party websites from the APQN site are provided solely as a convenience to you. APQN is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Inclusion or omission by APQN of links to third party sites does not in any way constitute an endorsement or representation by APQN about them or the products, services and information found there. APQN disclaims all liability, express or implied, arising out of the use of or in connection with the information contained in sites linked to or from the APQN website.


APQN is committed to this site being of value to the education sector throughout Asia and the Pacific region. If users of this website have any concerns, suggestions or comments whatsoever regarding this website they should contact the APQN administrator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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APQN Administrator
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Shanghai, 200031, P.R. CHINA
Tel: +86 21 5403 1620
Fax: +86 21 5467 0198
Email: apqnsecretariat@163.com 

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