17 Aug 2023

2023 Student Engagement Awards shortlists announced and sparqs' 20th birthday event on 5th October!

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted nominations in sparqs’ 2023 Student Engagement Awards!

Our biennial awards are back, and were open for nominations in springtime of this year. We’re grateful to everyone who submitted, and our judges – drawn from our Joint Advisory Group – had the difficult but enjoyable task of identifying shortlists of three in each of our seven categories.

The awards are being held this year as part of sparqs’ 20th birthday celebrations, and the winners and runners-up in each category will be announced at our special birthday party on Thursday 5th October 2023to which you’re invited#sparqs20years

If you plan to come along to the event, please register by the end of Wednesday 27th September 2023. 

Recently, our sector has experienced so much: from the challenges of shaping the post-pandemic learning experience, to the exciting steps forward for student engagement seen in the moves to the tertiary quality arrangements. Staff and students from across our sector have achieved so much together over the past two years, and our birthday celebrations will be a chance to mark all the progress and achievement in the sector since our last awards, and indeed since sparqs’ foundation in 2003.

Our thanks again to all who submitted to our awards, and our congratulations to those shortlisted!

If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact Simon Varwell, Senior Development Consultant at simon.varwell@sparqs.ac.uk.

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