Iloilo City, September 22, 2023 – The University of San Agustin has successfully completed its 2nd Surveillance Audit for ISO 9001:2015. The audit, conducted by SOCOTEC Certification International, resulted in a resounding recommendation for the university’s continued certification. This achievement reinforces the university’s commitment to providing quality education while maintaining international standards.
Led by Mr. Jose Emmanuel Thomas Diel as the Team Leader and supported by Mr. Michael Jordel Matundan as the Support Auditor, the two-day face-to-face audit took place on September 21 & 22, 2023. The auditors meticulously examined the university’s academic and support units to assess their adherence to the rigorous ISO 9001:2015 standards, ensuring that the university’s commitment to excellence is upheld at every level.
Fr. Frederick C. Comendador, OSA, the University President, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the representatives of the various academic units and support units for their unwavering dedication to delivering quality education. He acknowledged their indispensable contributions and steadfast commitment as instrumental factors in achieving this significant milestone for the university.
During the closing meeting of the audit, the auditors presented their findings, shedding light on the university’s strengths and areas for improvement. It is worth noting that no minor or major non-conformances were found, a testament to the university’s committed adherence to ISO 9001:2015 standards. The audit findings were embraced as opportunities to further enhance the university’s services and processes, ensuring that students receive the highest quality education.
Based on the audit’s positive results, the external auditors recommended the University of San Agustin to receive immediate continued certification to ISO 9001:2015. This recognition reaffirms the university’s unwavering commitment to quality management systems, continuous improvement, and the provision of exceptional educational services. It highlights the university’s dedication to providing a world-class educational experience to its students and stakeholders.
ISO 9001:2015 certification is widely recognized as the global standard for quality management systems. The University of San Agustin’s achievement in attaining this prestigious certification showcases its unyielding commitment to consistently meeting customer requirements and delivering high-quality products and services. This certification serves as a testament to the university’s relentless pursuit of excellence, ensuring that students receive an education that meets the highest international standards.
The successful completion of the 2nd Surveillance Audit for ISO 9001:2015 marks a significant milestone in the University of San Agustin’s journey towards excellence. The recommendation for continued certification serves as a resounding testament to the university’s dedication to quality education and continuous improvement. With this achievement, the university is poised to elevate its standards even further, continuing to deliver exceptional educational services to its students and the community at large. (TSA)