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' Coronavirus (COVID-19) information hub

During the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, our dedicated hub provides information about sparqs' refocused work plans, our forthcoming online events and support, as well as signposts to other relevant comms and resources which we feel may be of use to sector colleagues. Our…

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Submit to our Student Engagement Awards 2021!

sparqs is proud to announce our Student Engagement Awards for 2021! In what would normally be a year for our internationally renowned biennial conference, the challenges for student engagement and the importance of partnership are at the forefront of our minds as…

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Interview with Heloisa Fyfe, Edinburgh Napier Students' Association

In this interview, we talk to Heloisa Fyfe, Vice-President (Representation and Volunteers) at Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association (ENSA). Previously, she was a Festival and Event Management student and a Programme Rep at Edinburgh Napier University. 1. Can you tell us about…

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Student Engagement Framework

sparqs' Student Engagement Awards 2021

22 Jun 2021

sparqs is proud to announce its 2021 Student Engagement Awards to celebrate the tremendous achievements of…

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National Education Officers’ Network meeting

20 May 2021

Join us for the final sparqs’ National Education Officers’ Network (NEON) meeting of the 2020-21 academic year, on Thursday 20th…

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Submit to our Student Engagement Awards 2021!

sparqs is proud to announce our Student Engagement Awards for 2021! In what would normally be a year for our internationally renowned biennial conference, the challenges for student engagement and the importance of partnership are at the forefront of our…

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A reminder re the joint QAA/sparqs Student-led Project Event on 25th May 2021

A reminder that there's still time to sign up for our joint, student-led project event with QAA Scotland on 25th May....   As part of the current QAA Enhancement Theme – ‘Resilient Learning Communities’ - sparqs and QAA Scotland are working collaboratively…

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SESN on 13th May 2021 is open to book!

Bookings are open for the next meeting of our Student Engagement Staff Network, taking place online on Thursday 13th May 2021 from 10.00am until 1.00pm.  The network is aimed at staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles. Our agenda contains two major discussions.…

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