Welcome to the website of student participation in quality Scotland (sparqs). 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.

Bank Holiday Closing... Monday 25th May

Please note that the sparqs office is closed for the bank holiday on Monday 25th May. If you need to get in touch, you can call us on 0131 622 6599 and leave a message on our answerphone, or contact us via the ...

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sparqs National Conference: 29th May 2015

Please note that registration for the sparqs National Conference, taking place on Friday 29th May 2015, has now closed.  Joining instructions will be emailed to delegates on Thursday 21st May and we look forward to seeing you all on the day. If you ...

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sparqs Student Engagement Awards shortlists announced!

We are pleased to announce the shortlists for the sparqs Student Engagement Awards!  Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations, they were of a very high standard and it was a tough decision for panel members to choose between them.   We invited ...

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Partnerships for Change
Student Engagement Framework
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Registration for the sparqs National Conference on 29th May 2015 has now closed

Please note that registration for the sparqs National Conference, taking place on Friday 29th May 2015, has now closed.  Joining instructions will be emailed to delegates on Thursday 21st May and we look forward to seeing you all on the day. If you ...

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Jisc Summer of Student Innovation – Student Competition – deadline 18th May 2015!

As technology becomes an increasingly important aspect of the student learning experience, sparqs is keen to support initiatives which put students at the centre of shaping innovations. The Jisc Summer of Student Innovation competition, now in its third year is ...

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sparqs Conference Update.... Student Engagement Awards Shortlists announced!

We are pleased to announce the shortlists for the sparqs Student Engagement Awards!  Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations, they were of a very high standard and it was a tough decision for panel members to choose between them.   The awards ...

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