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.

sparqs events currently open for bookings.....

We currently have four events open for bookings..... our quality induction event for colleges, an event around student engagement in supported education, plus two Student Partnership Agreement events, one for colleges and one for universities. The individual event pages contain full details about each event as…

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Interview with Rob Henthorn, Vice President (Education) at NUS Scotland

In this interview we talk to Rob Henthorn, the newly elected Vice-President (Education) of NUS Scotland. He has just completed his second term as President for Education and Employability at Aberdeen University Students’ Association. He studied History and Philosophy prior…

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Bookings are now open for sparqs 2015-16 Course Rep Training

We are now taking bookings for 2015-16 Course Rep Training…. for sessions delivered from Autumn 2015 onwards. Please read the information on our products and the guide to booking training before completing the booking form. These are all accessible on our…

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Partnerships for Change
Student Engagement Framework

Implementing a Student Partnership Agreement at your College: Action Planning Workshop

22 Oct 2015

This workshop is aimed at college staff, students’ association staff and student officers who are interested…

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Student Partnership Agreements in Universities Workshop: Review, Renewal, Realisation

15 Oct 2015

This event is aimed at university staff and students’ association members with involvement in Student Partnership…

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That's Quality 2015 Colleges - have you booked your place yet?

On Thursday 13th August 2015 sparqs will hold the inaugural That’s Quality Colleges training event for college student officers and students’ association staff. This event is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to national arrangements and procedures that help colleges…

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Student engagement in supported education event - 19th August 2015

sparqs currently offers and delivers Course Rep Training to students in supported education classes in colleges. On Wednesday 19th August 2015 we are holding a half-day workshop which will take you through the specially designed materials and discuss how best…

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SPA events for both colleges and universities are open for bookings!

Student Partnership Agreements (SPAs) have been in focus again at colleges and universities recently.  Many colleges are considering or already implementing SPAs as part of their work around the Framework for the Development of Strong and Effective College Students’ Associations in Scotland. …

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