7 Jan 2019

sparqs Student Engagement Awards - Course Rep of the Year awards are now open!

Nominations are currently open for our 'Course Rep of the Year' awards from both colleges and universities within Scotland


Nominations are invited for students who have been reps during 2017-18 and/or 2018-19. There are awards for both the college sector and the university sector.  We welcome nominations for volunteer reps (course reps, lead reps, school reps, etc) who have worked hard to ensure the rep role contributes to enhancements in learning and teaching and the overall student experience. 

The deadline for nominations is Friday 8th February 2019 and we look forward to receiving nominations from anyone who would like to highlight the contributions of an outstanding rep!  


How to make your nominations/submissions

Nominations should contain the following information:

  • Awards category (college or university).
  • Name and course title of the nominee.
  • Length of time the nominee has been a rep (if known).
  • Academic year(s) in which the nominee was a rep.
  • Your reasons for nominating them.

Proposals should be submitted by completing the template accessed via the following link, by the deadline of Friday 8th February 2019https://form.jotformeu.com/sparqs/course-rep-2019-nom (please view our Privacy Policy for details of how we collect and use any personal information).


Submissions for the four categories for institutional/SA work have now closed, as of 11th January.

The awards ceremony will take place at a drinks reception at the end of our conference on Thursday 28th March 2019.  The conference is taking place at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh and the theme for the conference is ‘Student Engagement for All’.  

The shortlisted entries for all Awards categories will be announced prior to the conference.

We look forward to receiving your submissions celebrating the innovative work going on across the Scottish sector!


If you have any questions about submitting an Awards nomination, please contact Lindsay Isaacs on lindsay.isaacs@sparqs.ac.uk.

Further conference details

See the main conference webpage for further details on the wider conference, including registration details and conference fees, and additional opportunities for international delegates.

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