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.

Interview with Matt Adie, University of Stirling Students' Union

In this interview, we talk to Matt Adie, Vice-President (Education) at the University of Stirling Students’ Union and Student Theme Lead for the current QAA Enhancement Theme “Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience”. Matt is currently in his final…

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Book now for ARC Network + save the dates for our annual That's Quality 2018 events!

Currently open for bookings is our next ARC Network meeting on 9th May. Plus save the dates for our That's Quality! 2018 events - Universities on 17th/18th July and Colleges on 8th/9th August. . Register now... sparqs Academic Representation Co-ordinators' Network meeting~ Wednesday 9th May 2018 at University…

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sparqs 2018-19 Associate Trainer recruitment is open - deadline 12 noon on Tuesday 8th May 2018!

Calling all course reps and apprentices!  Do you have experience as a course rep and will be a student during 2018-19 ? Or...... Will you be an apprentice during 2018-19, or are you a recent graduate apprentice wishing to develop your core skills? ....if so, and you…

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Student Engagement Framework

Academic Representation Co-ordinators' Network Meeting

9 May 2018

Our third and final Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting of the 2017-18 academic year has a…

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sparqs 2018-19 Associate Trainer recruitment is open for applications - deadline 12 noon, Tues 8th May!

Calling all course reps and apprentices!  Do you have experience as a course rep and will be a student during 2018-19? Or...... Will you be an apprentice during 2018-19, or are you a recent graduate apprentice wishing to develop your core skills? ....if so, and you would…

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sparqs ARC Network - May 2018 meeting is open for bookings!

Registration is now open for our next Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting, taking place on Wednesday 9th May 2018 at University of Stirling Students' Union.  Our third and final meeting of the 2017-18 academic year has a packed and exciting agenda, with two sessions on course reps…

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sparqs PGR project - call for contributors!

We are delighted to announce that, based on sector interest and demand, sparqs is commencing a project to explore and develop practice in the engagement of postgraduate research (PGR) students. Over the coming year we will be looking at various aspects…

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