13 August 2020 to 14 Aug 2020

That's Quality! Colleges 2020


- delegates should register as normal
- joining instructions (including VC details) will be issued prior to the event.


The aim of the event is to equip participants with the knowledge and ability to be an effective officer and work in partnership with their institution during the COVID-19 crisis.

Please note that participants must complete a short online training module prior to the event. The online module provides essential background information and thus successful participation in the online two day training is dependent on its completion. A link to the module will be sent to registered attendees in advance of the event.


Through That’s Quality! training (which is comprised of the online face-to-face training event and compulsory online module) you will gain an understanding of:

  • Student partnership and why it is important.
  • The role of national agencies and how they support your work.
  • The skills required to engage and support course reps and students in online or blended learning.
  • Different developments in the sector and how you can engage with these to improve your students’ learning experience.

A full agenda for the event will be available in due course and is subject to change based on COVID-19 developments.

The event hashtag, for use on Twitter, is #TQ20college


This event is for college student officers with an education remit, students’ association staff and senior reps/executive officers.

Event costs and terms and conditions

This event is free, but participants must register in advance and complete the online module.

Please register by Monday 3rd August 2020, in order that you have time to access and complete the online module before the event. 


The first day of the course will begin at 9.30am and the second day will finish by 4.30pm.

There will be breaks and time for individual reflection and work away from the computer throughout the two days.

Online meeting security

The event will be run using Zoom. You do not need an account to join the meeting and you don’t need to download the app. Simply copy and paste the link you receive in your joining instructions directly into your browser. The link is not available on social media or our website and is sent by email only to those who have registered for the event. To ensure only those who have registered join the meeting, we ask that you do not share the link with anyone. If you are not an authenticated Zoom user (i.e. you don’t have an account) you will be asked to input a password to join the meeting. When you join, you will go to a “waiting room”, a member of sparqs staff will then admit only those who have registered. If the identity of a person is not known, they will not be admitted, so please enter your name on Zoom as the name you registered to attend.

More information

For further information about this event, please contact Denise McCaig, Development Consultant – denise.mccaig@sparqs.ac.uk - 07966 104056.

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