APQN has been developed with the purpose of serving the needs of quality assurance in higher education in Asia Pacific Region, which contains over half the world’s population. The Network promotes good practices in the maintenance and improvement of quality in higher education in the region. NUST is institutional member of APQN since 2008. Members of the Network can benefit from its activities in the area of quality assurance in higher education, cross border education, international collaboration, external reviews of the programs / institutions and capacity building. NUST won the APQN’s Best/Model Internal Quality Assurance Award for 2014. The award was given in recognition of the enforcement of QA regime in all university activities as specified by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.