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. For an overview of what we do, view our video and our Strategic Plan for 2019-22. We hope you find our website informative, but please contact us if we can help in any way.

sparqs' 2019-20 Course Rep Training is open for bookings!

Bookings are now open for sparqs Course Rep Training during 2019-20 ....for delivery from week beginning Monday 16th September 2019 onwards. All the information you need is on our main CRT webpage.  Please read the booking guidance before arranging your sessions and requesting dates.  We have a range of Course Rep Training…

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Interview with Kate Walsh, Student Voice Australia

In this interview, we talk to Kate Walsh, Project Manager of Student Voice Australia, a one-year pilot initiative involving ten Australian institutions who have been exploring student engagement in institutional decision-making and governance. Prior to taking up this role she…

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Save the date for the first ARC Network meeting of 2019-20!

Save the date for the first Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting of 2019-20.... Tuesday 19th November 2019, at Fife College.   The network brings together academic representation and student engagement staff from universities, colleges and students’ associations across Scotland to learn, share and develop in…

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Student Engagement Framework
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sparqs' 2019-20 Course Rep Training is open for bookings!

Bookings are now open for sparqs Course Rep Training during 2019-20 ....for delivery from week beginning Monday 16th September 2019 onwards. All the information you need is on our main CRT webpage.  Please read the booking guidance before arranging your sessions and requesting dates.  We have a range of Course…

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Welcome to our 2019-20 Associate Trainers... and other team news!

We are delighted to announce the appointment of an excellent team of student Associate Trainers for the coming academic year. The new team, including a returner from last year, will begin delivering Course Rep Training from week beginning 16th September…

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SPOTLIGHT ON... University of Dundee’s innovative approach in supporting the Student Union Executive Team

This ‘SPOTLIGHT ON’ features an innovative approach being used by the University of Dundee to enhance professional development within the Student Union Executive team. The Graduate Careers and Professional Development Certificate is a credit-bearing programme run by the Careers Service…

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