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.

Bank holiday closing......Monday 29th August

Please note that the sparqs office is closed for the bank holiday on Monday 29th August. If you need to get in touch, you can call us on 0131 622 6599 and leave a message on our answerphone, or contact us via the website. …

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Interview with Jane Culpan, Queen Margaret University

In this interview we talk to Jane Culpan, a programme leader at Queen Margaret University. She is going into the second year of a brand new degree, BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing, which she has designed with student…

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Bookings are now open for sparqs Course Rep Training 2016-17

We are pleased to announce that bookings are now open for sparqs Course Rep Training during 2016-17 ....for delivery from the first week in October onwards. All the information you need is on our main CRT webpage.  Please read the booking guide before arranging your sessions and…

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Partnerships for Change
Student Engagement Framework
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Save the date for the sparqs National Conference on 24th March 2017

We are delighted to announce that sparqs will be holding its biennial conference on Friday 24th March 2017 at Surgeon’s Hall in Edinburgh. The working theme of the conference is 'impact' - the impact that students and students’ associations in partnership with…

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New practice guide on engaging students in Institution-led Review

May 2016 saw the launch of a new practice guide developed by sparqs, in conjunction with The Robert Gordon University, on engaging students in the university quality process of Institution-led Review (ILR). With universities responsible for managing their own mechanisms for…

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New projects on ODL and TNE students

sparqs has recently commenced two projects that will contribute to our understanding of how students are and can be engaged across two key aspects of educational diversity. One project will explore student engagement in online and distance learning (ODL) courses,…

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