Latest sparqs Headlines - 2013

sparqs is now 10! 13 Nov 2013

Who’d have imagined back in 2003 that a small fledgling idea, that students should be central to how we assure ensure and enhance quality, would gain such prominence. As sparqs celebrates its 10th anniversary we reflect with pride on our contribution… Read More

Launch of sparqs Resource Library 12 Nov 2013

We are delighted to announce that the sparqs Resource Library is now live on our website. The Resource Library provides an ever-evolving database of examples of practice, from reports on introducing sabbatical student officer posts, to case studies of course rep… Read More

Annual Report 2013 08 Nov 2013

We are pleased to publish our Annual Report for 2013. 2012-13 was an eventful year, with the development of our new strategic plan and sector celebration reports, as well as publication of the sector-owned Student Engagement Framework for Scotland. All of… Read More

Celebrating Student Engagement - full reports 07 Nov 2013

We are pleased to announce that the full versions of our celebration reports into the successes and future challenges of student engagement, in both the college and university sectors, are now available.   Despite the huge challenges facing the sectors in recent years, progress has been… Read More

Resource Library 19 Jul 2013

As part of our new website, we are creating a library of good practice examples from across the sector. If you, your students' asssociation, your institution or your department has any examples you feel are suitable then please send them… Read More

UHI launches first Student Partnership Agreement 18 Jul 2013

The University of the Highlands and Islands has become the first University in Scotland to launch a new Student Partnership Agreement. sparqs supported the development of the document, which sets out how students and staff can work together to improve the student experience.  Areas which… Read More

Creating the Future: Students' Associations & College Partnerships 11 Jul 2013

On Wednesday 21 August, Partnerships for Change is holding a major conference entitled Creating the Future: Students’ Associations and College Partnerships. The conference is an exciting opportunity for elected student officers, senior staff, and anyone within the sector with an interest… Read More

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National Education Officers’ Network - university officers' catch-up

20 Aug 2020

Our National Education Officers’ Network will have a short, online meeting by Zoom on Thursday 20th…


That's Quality! Colleges 2020

13 Aug 2020 - 14 Aug 2020

The aim of the event is to equip participants with the knowledge and ability to be…