External assessors

All information relating to the validation and review events can be found on the relevant pages.

If you are an External Assessor for a Validation or Periodic Review event, please go to our Validations and Periodic Review page


Useful Documents

Notes of guidance for external assessors

Code of practice for the design and approval of new programmes and periodic programme review

Roles and responsibilities of the panel and panel members

External assessor claims form

Please Note: You may be aware that there are now commitments on employers to ensure that staff are eligible to work in the UK (Summary Guide for Employers on Preventing Illegal Working in the UK).  This requirement also applies to external assessor appointments.

All external assessor are required to provide a photocopy of their passport prior to the validation/review event and should present their current original passport to the validation and review coordinator at the event, to allow recording of sight of the original passport.


If you have any further questions, please contact the Directorate of Quality Enhancement and Standards on qualitysupport@surrey.ac.uk