31 May 2015

And the winners are.....

We are delighted to announce the winners of the sparqs Student Engagement Awards 2015!  The awards were presented at the end of the sparqs National Conference on Friday 29th May 2015, as a fitting conclusion to the day, which recognised and celebrated good practice across Scottish colleges and universities.

Well done to all of the shortlisted nominees and thanks to all who submitted entries.

Congratulations to all the Award winners and runners-up......

Category 1

A new initiative established by a students’ association in partnership with their university which has made the most impact on the enhancement of the student experience

Winner:

Glasgow Caledonian University/Glasgow Caledonian University Students’ Association
~ GCU Engage: a model for sustainable student engagement and partnership working in higher education

Runner-up:

Queen Margaret University Students’ Union
~ Student representation assistants: supporting academic representation and experience

 

Category 2

A new initiative established by a students’ association in partnership with their college which has made the most impact on the enhancement of the student experience

Winner:

Glasgow Clyde College Students’ Association
~ Enhance your Learning and Teaching Experience (ELATE)

Runner-up:

New College Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire College Students’ Associations
~
Engage to inspire - student delivery of staff development in practice – the perspective from college students’ associations

 

Category 3 (University)

The most effective course rep initiative in a university

Winner:

Glasgow Caledonian University Students’ Association
~ GCU School Conferences: a picture of School specific engagement across GCU

Runner-up:

Edinburgh University Students’ Association
~ Developing course rep engagement through institutional partnership

 

Category 3 (College)

The most effective course rep initiative in a college

Winner:

Borders College
~ Student Representation at Borders College

Runner-up:

Forth Valley College Students’ Association
~ Forth Valley College Students’ Association Class Rep training

 

Category 4

Partnership in the classroom in a college/university – a recognition of partnership in curriculum design, curriculum delivery and assessment and feedback

Winner:

University of Abertay
~ Assessment criteria with consensus are authentic criteria: students as partners in assessment grading and feedback

Runner-up:

Edinburgh Napier University
~ Rethinking peer, rethinking review: students’ collaboration in the review of teaching practices

 

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