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RQA's renowned membership magazine is published quarterly and is provided free to members. Each edition carries a theme and RQA members and non -members are encouraged to provide themed topics or topics they feel would be of interest to the RQA membership.


Each edition of the magazine covers: 

  • Topical articles
  • Technical Toolkit
  • Viewpoint
  • Regulatory updates
  • Dates for your diary
  • Advertisements for services and recruitment

Contribute to Quasar

All published articles are automatically placed into the quarterly 'Star Article Competition' giving you the chance to win £250 of RQA training vouchers per edition.

If you feel you would like to contribute to future editions of the magazine please contact the editor editor@therqa.com

Future Quasar themes and copy deadlines

Issue Date of Publication Theme Copy Deadline
146 January 2019 Data Integrity and Privacy 12th November 2018
147 April 2019 Impact 11th February 2019
148 July 2019 Shifting Landscapes 13th May 2019


Download guidance to help with your copy preparation here

Articles should be submitted by email to the editor@therqa.com. If you are going to submit an article for one of the above themes, please let us know as far ahead of the copy deadline as possible.

All material submitted for publication is subject to editorial review and revision by the Editor and the Publications Committee.