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.

That's Quality! Universities 2019 is open for bookings!

We are pleased to announce that our annual training event, That’s Quality! Universities 2019, is now open for registrations! The two-day residential event is taking place on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th of July at West Park Conference Centre in Dundee. The event is…

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Interview with Professor Norman Sharp OBE, former Chair of sparqs' Trustee Board

In this interview, we talk to Professor Norman Sharp OBE, who stepped down at the sparqs’ 2019 conference as chair of our Trustees (pictured right, receiving an Award at #sparqs19 to thank him and mark his invaluable contribution to sparqs…

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sparqs' 2019-20 Associate Trainer recruitment is now closed

Please note that applications for our 2019-20 Associate Trainer team have now closed. This page is available for reference until the recruitment process is complete.. Calling all course reps and apprentice reps! ... Do you have experience as a course rep or apprentice…

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Student Engagement Framework

That's Quality! Universities 2019

17 Jul 2019 - 18 Jul 2019

The aim of the event is to equip participants with the knowledge and ability to use…

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That's Quality! Universities 2019 is open for bookings!

We are pleased to announce that our annual training event, That’s Quality! Universities 2019, is now open for registrations! The two-day residential event is taking place on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th of July at West Park Conference Centre in…

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Save the date for That's Quality! Colleges - open to book soon!

If you don't already have the dates held in relevant diaries... our annual induction event for college officers, That's Quality! Colleges 2019, is taking place on Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th August 2019 at West Park Conference Centre in Dundee.  Please save the dates for now....…

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SPOTLIGHT ON... EUSA and Edinburgh University's Student Partnership Agreement

Edinburgh’s Student Partnership Agreement (SPA) is now in its second year. This agreement builds on the strength of the existing partnership between the University and the Students’ Association. It highlights how the wider University, including all students and staff, can…

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