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.

Launch of sparqs’ practice guide on student engagement in Institution-led Review

During 2015-16 sparqs has been developing a practice guide for Scotland’s universities on engaging students in Institution-led Review, which was launched on 4th May 2016 at the annual Learning and Teaching Conference of The Robert Gordon University (RGU). It provides materials, case studies and…

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Interview with Ian Glen, Heriot-Watt University

In this interview we talk to Ian Glen, a Business Analyst in the Student Systems Unit at Heriot-Watt University. He completed an MSc and PhD in Applied Social Research at the University of Stirling. His thesis was an ethnographic study…

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That's Quality 2016 Universities is now open for bookings!

Register now for our annual 2-day residential induction event for university student officers with an education remit and students’ association staff.  The event is taking place on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th July 2016, at the West Park Conference Centre in…

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Partnerships for Change
Student Engagement Framework

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 2016: Residential induction event for university education officers - 12th & 13th July

Registrations are now open for our annual 2-day residential induction event for university student officers with an education remit and students’ association staff.  The event is taking place on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th July 2016, at the West Park Conference Centre…

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sparqs' Course Rep Training co-ordinators’ network – past events and future plans

sparqs recently held the last of this academic year’s three events for Course Rep Training co-ordinators, with the April 2016 meeting focusing on redeveloping Course Rep Training materials for the coming academic year. The day was a chance to explore…

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SPOTLIGHT ON.... College Development Network's 2016 Emporium: Inspiring Ideas

This year’s CDN Emporium: Inspiring Ideas - Developing the Workforce, running throughout the first three weeks in June 2016, is open for registration! With an emphasis on Developing the Workforce, the series of events creates opportunities to share inspiring practices…

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