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. Access our COVID-19 information hub for details of our provision during the pandemic.  

Our That's Quality! 2022 events are open for bookings!

We are pleased to announce that our annual That's Quality! events for student officers and students’ association staff are now open for bookings!   The 2022 events are split into three parts and delegates are required to complete all three elements. The first part…

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Interview with Jodie McNair, Glasgow Clyde College Students’ Association

In this interview, we talk to Jodie McNair, Development Officer at Glasgow Clyde College Students’ Association (GCCSA), where she has worked for almost five years. Her first role in the sector was Sports and Societies Intern for Glasgow Caledonian Students’…

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Our AT recruitment has now closed

sparqs 2022-23 Associate Trainer recruitment has now closed, as of 9.00am on Wednesday 4th May 2022 While recruitment has now closed, the information regarding the posts will remain visible for reference until the recruitment process is complete.  .Calling all student reps! Do you have experience…

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Student Engagement Framework

That's Quality! Universities 2022

20 Jul 2022

By booking this event you are committing to the following three-part package:  ~ Part 1:  online event -…

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That's Quality! Colleges 2022

16 Jun 2022

By booking this event you are committing to the following three-part package:  ~ Part 1:  online event…

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Book now for our That's Quality! 2022 events!

We are pleased to announce that our annual That's Quality! events for student officers and students’ association staff are now open for bookings!   The 2022 events are split into three parts and delegates are required to complete all three elements. The first part…

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ESU call for Quality Assurance Student Experts - Deadline: 15th May 2022

The European Students’ Union (ESU) currently has a call open for 90 members of their Quality Assurance Student Experts’ Pool for the membership term 2022-23. This call is open for current Pool members as well as for new applicants. Successful…

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Measuring project progress of sparqs/NUS support to develop college SAs

As part of the Developing College Students’ Associations (DCSA) project, we are asking all Scottish colleges and their students’ associations (SAs) to answer some questions about SA activities and plans. The project is operated jointly by sparqs and NUS Charity,…

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