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.

College SA Staff Network meeting: 6th November 2014

Sign up now for the third meeting of the College Students' Association Staff Network taking place on Thursday 6th November 2014.  The network is aimed at college students’ association staff, and staff whose role involves supporting the students’ association. The meetings aim to ...

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sparqs Enhancement Themes Event - 28th October 2014

The event will be a chance to learn more about the new Theme (Student Transitions), discuss your ideas and create plans for collaborative projects around the Theme. This event is important as it will help you to shape your institution’s plan for ...

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College Student Board Member Training - 31st October 2014

This half-day event is aimed at students who will be sitting as members of the College Board or Regional Board. Following on from the College Student Leadership event held on 8th-9th July 2014, participants will find out what it means to ...

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Partnerships for Change
Student Engagement Framework

College Students’ Association Staff Network: 3rd Meeting

6 Nov 2014

This network is aimed at college students’ association staff, and college staff whose role involves supporting the ...

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College Student Board Member Training

31 Oct 2014

This half day event is aimed at students who will be sitting as members of the ...

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College Student Leadership and forthcoming Student Board Member Training – 31st October 2014

Attended by 36 student officers from across 15 colleges, sparqs and NUS Scotland recently held the annual “College Student Leadership” event to support college student officers develop and enhance their skills and knowledge to become leaders. It was a successful ...

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sparqs Enhancement Themes Event - 28th October 2014

This event is aimed at student officers who have Enhancement Themes as part of their role and students’ association staff. It will be a chance to learn more about the new Theme (Student Transitions), discuss your ideas and create plans for collaborative ...

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Course Rep Training Success!

As we gear up for another bumper year of Course Rep Training it's worth reflecting on last year's achievements. Due to the success of our Institutional Associate Trainer (IAT) scheme, the number of students trained rose from 3,305 the previous ...

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