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.

The call for proposals is now open for our 2019 Conference!

We are pleased to announce that the call for proposals is now open for #sparqs19, our conference taking place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh. The theme for the conference is ‘Student Engagement for All’, with proposals invited for presentations, workshops…

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sparqs 2018-19 Course Rep Training is open for bookings!

Bookings are now open for sparqs Course Rep Training during 2018-19 ....for delivery from week beginning Monday 17th September 2018 onwards.  All the information you need is on our main CRT webpage.  Please read the booking guide before arranging your sessions and requesting dates.  We have a range of Course Rep Training…

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Interview with Gemma Jones, NUS Scotland

In this interview, we talk to Gemma Jones, Deputy President of NUS Scotland for 2018-19, whose job involves leading on quality and education within the NUS Scotland executive. She has just completed a sabbatical year as President of the SRUC…

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Student Engagement Framework
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sparqs Conference 2019 - call for proposals is now open!

We are pleased to announce that the call for proposals is now open for #sparqs19, our conference taking place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh. The theme for the conference is ‘Student Engagement for All’, with proposals invited for presentations, workshops…

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sparqs 2018-19 Course Rep Training is open for bookings!

Bookings are now open for sparqs Course Rep Training during 2018-19 ....for delivery from week beginning Monday 17th September 2018 onwards.  All the information you need is on our main CRT webpage.  Please read the booking guide before arranging your sessions and requesting dates.  We have a range of Course Rep Training…

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Welcome to our 2018-19 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 four returners from previous years, will begin delivering Course Rep Training from mid-September 2018 onwards (for which bookings are…

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