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 some of our work, view our video which showcases the highlights of our Celebrating Achievement 2017 publication. We hope you find our website informative, but please contact us if we can help in any way.

Registration is open for the sparqs 2019 conference!

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the sparqs' conference ~ Student Engagement for All ~ taking place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh.  #sparqs19 The conference is aimed at students, managers and practitioners in colleges, universities and…

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sparqs Student Engagement Awards deadline extended until Friday 11th January 2019!

Nominations for the sparqs Student Engagement Awards are still open.... the deadline has been extended until Friday 11th January 2019!. #sparqs19 is taking place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh and the theme for the conference is ‘Student Engagement for…

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Interview with Ignas Gaižiūnas, student at Vilnius University in Lithuania

In this interview, we talk to Ignas Gaižiūnas, student at Vilnius University (VU) in Lithuania. He is studying an MSc in Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, and has held various representative posts in Vilnius University Students’ representation (VU SA). He also has…

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Student Engagement Framework

sparqs Conference: Student Engagement for All

28 Mar 2019

Registration is now open for the sparqs' conference ~ Student Engagement for All ~ taking place…

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Registration is open for the sparqs conference on 28th March 2019!

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the sparqs' conference ~ Student Engagement for All ~ taking place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh.  #sparqs19 The conference is aimed at students, managers and practitioners in colleges, universities and…

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The deadline has been extended for nominations for the 2019 sparqs Student Engagement Awards!

A reminder that nominations are still open for the third sparqs Student Engagement Awards!  The deadline for submissions has been extended until Friday 11th January 2019! . The Awards will take place at the end of our conference on Thursday 28th March 2019 in Edinburgh.  We are inviting students’ associations…

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Opportunity for college officers to attend CDN’s Quality 2019 conference

Don’t miss this important opportunity for college student officers to come along and join discussions around quality, share their experiences and learn from the experiences of colleagues to influence work within institutions for 2018/19. The College Development Network (CDN) Quality…

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