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.

We are currently recruiting a Development Consultant (1 year maternity cover) - closing date 21st August 2017!

We are currently looking for a committed and dynamic individual to join our staff team as a Development Consultant on a fixed term basis (1 year maternity cover). The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 21st August 2017. For full information on the post and application details,…

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Interview with Raziya Isayeva, Khazar University, Azerbaijan

In this interview we talk to Raziya Isayeva, Development Director at Khazar University in Baku, Azerbaijan. Besides this role she teaches management and is studying a PhD in Educational Leadership, and has been involved in European conversations around strengthening student…

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That's Quality! Colleges 2017!

Our annual induction event for college officers - That's Quality! Colleges 2017 - is taking place on Wednesday 9th August at City of Glasgow College.  There are still a few places availabile if you've still to register! The event is aimed at new and…

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Student Engagement Framework

That's Quality! Colleges 2017

9 Aug 2017

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

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That’s Quality! Universities 2017

26 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017

The aim of the event is to equip participants with the knowledge and ability to use…

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That's Quality! 2017 events are open for bookings!

Our two annual quality induction events, one for the university sector and one for the college sector, are now open for bookings!  They are aimed at new and returning student officers with an education remit and SA staff. Both events aim to equip participants with the knowledge and ability to use the…

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Welcome to our 2017-18 Associate Trainer team

We are delighted to announce the appointment of an excellent team of student Associate Trainers for the coming academic year. The new team, including four returners from previous years, will begin delivering Course Rep Training from September 2017 onwards. Their induction process begins…

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sparqs at #ETConf17

sparqs was delighted to participate in the 3rd International Enhancement in Higher Education Conference run by the Enhancement Themes team at QAA Scotland, which was held in Glasgow from 6th-8th June 2017. The conference, attended by hundreds of delegates from across…

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