SOAS University of London

Staff Development

Useful Acronyms

Below is a table of useful acronyms

About Higher Education About SOAS University SOAS Departments
HE Higher Education VS Vernon Square A&H Arts and Humanities
QAA Quality Assurance Agency RS Russell Square L&C Languages and Cultures
HEA Higher Education Academy BG Brunei Gallery L&SS Law and Social Sciences
IA Institutional Audit FB Faber Building HR Human Resources
DAPs Degree Awarding Powers GS Gordon Square SL&D Staff Learning and Development
NSS National Student Survey PGT Postgraduate Taught REO Research and Enterprise Office
UCU Universities and Colleges Union PGR Postgraduate Research LIS Library and Information Services
OIA Office of the Independent Adjudicator SCR Staff Common Room DARO Development and Alumni Relations Office
HESA Higher Education Statistics Agency SDR Staff Development Review MPPD Marketing Publications and Print Department
AUA Association of University Administrators ULU University of London Union ADD / LTU Academic Development Directorate / Learning and Teaching Unit
HEFCE Higher Education Funding Council for England EB Executive Board IFCELS International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies
1994 Group BLE Bloomsbury Learning Environment (Blackboard) CeFiMS Centre for Financial and Management Studies
RAE / REF Research Assessment Exercise / Research Excellence Framework TBC The Bloomsbury Colleges (Birkbeck, London School of Hygiene, Institute of Education, School of Pharmacy, Royal Veterinary College) DeFiMS Department of Financial and Management Studies