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.

That's Quality! 2017 induction events for college and university officers - save the dates!

The dates have now been confirmed for our annual induction events for officers.... That’s Quality! Universities 2017 will take place on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th of July; and That's Quality! Colleges 2017 will take place on Wednesday 9th August. Both events…

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Development opportunity for student officers - public appointments introductory workshop: Friday 9th June!

sparqs and NUS Scotland have been working with the Scottish Government’s Public Appointments Team to promote vacancies on the boards of public bodies to senior student officers. On Friday 9th June 2017, they are holding an introductory workshop especially for senior students’…

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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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Student Engagement Framework
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That's Quality! 2017 induction events for college and university officers - save the dates!

The dates have now been confirmed for our annual induction events for officers.... That’s Quality! Universities 2017 will take place on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th of July; and That's Quality! Colleges 2017 will take place on Wednesday 9th August. Both events…

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SPOTLIGHT ON.... Edinburgh University Students' Association's student-led Project Myopia

This ‘SPOTLIGHT ON’ features Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s award-winning student-led project to improve the diversity of curricula. In early 2017, two University of Edinburgh students, Rianna Walcott and Toby Sharpe, started working with University of Edinburgh’s Students’ Association (EUSA) to develop ‘Project…

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Development opportunity for student officers - public appointments introductory workshop: Friday 9th June!

sparqs and NUS Scotland have been working with the Scottish Government’s Public Appointments Team to promote vacancies on the boards of public bodies to senior student officers. On Friday 9th June 2017, they are holding an introductory workshop especially for senior students’…

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