Welcome to the website of 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.

Save the date for the sparqs National Conference 2017

We are delighted to announce that sparqs will be holding its biennial conference on Friday 24th March 2017 at Surgeon’s Hall in Edinburgh. The working theme of the conference is 'impact' - the impact that students and students’ associations in partnership with…

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That's Quality 2016 Events for Universities and Colleges

Both of our annual That's Quality induction events are still open for bookings!  The 2-day residential event for universities takes place on 12th and 13th July in Dundee and the 1-day event for colleges takes place on 10th August in…

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Interview with Paul Chapman, University of Manchester Students' Union

In this interview we talk to Paul Chapman, Director of Student Support and Involvement at the University of Manchester Students’ Union. Paul currently leads the Students’ Union’s student engagement activity which includes the ‘traditional’ activities such as advice and welfare,…

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Partnerships for Change
Student Engagement Framework

That's Quality Colleges 2016

10 Aug 2016

Audience: This training event is aimed at college student officers and students’ association staff. It will provide…

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That’s Quality 2016: Residential induction event for university education officers

12 Jul 2016 - 13 Jul 2016

A two-day residential training event for university student officers with an education remit and students’ association staff Aim:…

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That's Quality Colleges on 10th August 2016 is open for bookings!

Bookings are now open for That’s Quality Colleges, taking place on Wednesday 10th August 2016 at the College Development Network in Stirling. The event is aimed at college student officers and students association staff. It will provide a comprehensive introduction to national arrangements…

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Save the date for the sparqs National Conference on 24th March 2017

We are delighted to announce that sparqs will be holding its biennial conference on Friday 24th March 2017 at Surgeon’s Hall in Edinburgh. The working theme of the conference is 'impact' - the impact that students and students’ associations in partnership with…

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New practice guide on engaging students in Institution-led Review

May 2016 saw the launch of a new practice guide developed by sparqs, in conjunction with The Robert Gordon University, on engaging students in the university quality process of Institution-led Review (ILR). With universities responsible for managing their own mechanisms for…

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