Welcome to the website of sparqs (student partnerships in quality Scotland). We are a publicly-funded agency for Scotland's university and college sectors which aims to support student engagement in the quality of the learning experience. We hope you find our website informative, but please contact us if we can help in any way.

Interview with Simon Boehme, The Quality Assurance Commons, USA

In this interview we talk to Simon Boehme, Director of Student Engagement at The Quality Assurance Commons for Higher and Postsecondary Education based in Oakland, California, which has been established to explore new ideas in quality assurance. Simon also serves…

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sparqs Academic Representation Co-ordinators' Network meeting - 4th May 2017

The next meeting of our Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network is taking place on Thursday 4th May 2017 in Edinburgh and is now open for bookings.  The meeting will share national and institutional practice on a number of topics of current priority, such as…

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2017-18 Associate Trainer recruitment - deadline 10th May!

Calling all course reps and apprentices!  Do you have experience as a course rep and will be a student during 2017-18 ? Or...... Will you be an apprentice during 2017-18, or are you a recent graduate apprentice wishing to develop your core skills? ....if so, and you…

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Student Engagement Framework

Academic Representation Coordinators’ Network Meeting

4 May 2017

This Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting will share national and institutional practice on a number of…

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#sparqs17 Conference and Awards round-up!

.A huge thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to the sparqs Conference on Thursday 23rd March 2017, at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh!  The day was a great success, with a fantastic turnout of around 200 delegates from Scotland and all over…

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2017-18 Associate Trainer recruitment - deadline 10th May!

Calling all course reps!  Will you be a student during 2017-18? Do you have experience as a course rep? Would you like to earn some income?  ....apply to be a sparqs Associate Trainer!   Apply to join our team of students to deliver training to course…

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sparqs Academic Representation Co-ordinators' Network meeting - 4th May 2017

The next meeting of our Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network is taking place on Thursday 4th May 2017 in Edinburgh and is now open for bookings.  The meeting will share national and institutional practice on a number of topics of current priority, such as…

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