Events - 2021

sparqs has created a range of different events aimed at students, institutions and students’ associations. These events focus on a range of different topics that inform or increase people's understanding of quality enhancement, in particular improving student involvement in quality.

Dates, venues and detailed information about events we run throughout the year can be found below. We also send out mailings via email communicating these events.

9 Dec 2021 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

Our regular network event for university education officers across Scotland to check in with each other and discuss ongoing developments in the sector.

7 Dec 2021 - Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

Our regular meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles.  

11 Nov 2021 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

Our regular network event for university education officers across Scotland to check in with each other and discuss ongoing developments in the sector.

4 Nov 2021 - Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

Our regular meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles.  

30 Sep 2021 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

Our regular network event for university education officers across Scotland to check in with each other and discuss ongoing developments in the sector.

14 Sep 2021 - Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

Our regular meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles.  

9 Aug 2021 to 10 Aug 2021 - That’s Quality! Colleges 2021

That's Quality! Colleges is sparqs' annual 2-day induction event for college officers and the staff who support them. This year, That’s Quality! Colleges continued to focus on the specific context of being an education officer during COVID-19, and the particular challenges and opportunities this brings.

12 Jul 2021 to 13 Jul 2021 - That’s Quality! Universities 2021

That’s Quality Universities is sparqs annual two-day training event. This year That’s Quality! Universities continued to focus on the specific context of being an education officer during COVID-19, and the particular challenges and opportunities this brings.

22 Jun 2021 - sparqs' Student Engagement Awards 2021

A short awards ceremony to celebrate the successes of the sector’s partnership working during this turbulent year, launch our report highlighting case studies from across our institutions and students’ associations, and of course announce the winners of our Student Engagement Awards for 2021.

8 Jun 2021 - Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

Our regular meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles.  

20 May 2021 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

Our regular network event for university education officers across Scotland to check in with each other and discuss ongoing developments in the sector.

13 May 2021 - Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

Our regular meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles.

15 Apr 2021 - Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

Our regular meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles.

18 Mar 2021 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

Our regular network event for university education officers across Scotland to check in with each other and discuss ongoing developments in the sector.

9 Mar 2021 - Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

Our regular meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles.

9 Feb 2021 - Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

Our first 2021 meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with student engagement and academic representation development roles.

21 Jan 2021 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

An event for college and university officers across Scotland with an education remit, to check in with each other and discuss ongoing developments in the sector.

All Current & Past Events:

Student Engagement Framework

National Education Officers’ Network meeting

9 Dec 2021

Join us for the next sparqs’ National Education Officers’ Network (NEON).  The network was set up in 2019…

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Student Engagement Staff Network meeting

7 Dec 2021

This is the third meeting of our Student Engagement Staff Network (SESN) for the 2021-22 year, and the last…

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