Events - 2023

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.

6 Dec 2023 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

Our regular network event for college and university officers across Scotland, with an education remit, to check in with each other and discuss and work on key sector issues.

29 Nov 2023 - 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.  

5 Oct 2023 - Planning for the year ahead

A combined meeting of sparqs’ Joint Advisory Group (JAG), National Education Officers’ Network (NEON) and Student Engagement Staff Network (SESN) for future work planning.

5 Oct 2023 - sparqs 20th Birthday & 2023 Student Engagement Awards

Our 20th birthday celebration event and 2023 Student Engagement Awards ceremony - for all those involved in the work of sparqs and student engagement currently and across the years since sparqs was formed in 2003.

18 Sep 2023 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

Our regular network event for college and university officers across Scotland, with an education remit, to check in with each other and discuss and work on key sector issues.

13 Sep 2023 - 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.  

7 Aug 2023 to 8 Aug 2023 - That's Quality!

sparqs’ annual training event for student officers and those who support them. It aims to provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to national quality arrangements and how students’ associations can engage with quality systems to deliver changes to the student experience.

4 May 2023 - sparqs strategic planning day with JAG, NEON & SESN

A combined meeting of sparqs’ Joint Advisory Group (JAG), National Education Officers’ Network (NEON) and Student Engagement Staff Network (SESN) for strategic planning purposes. 

9 Mar 2023 - National Education Officers’ Network meeting

Our regular network event for college and university officers across Scotland, with an education remit, to check in with each other and discuss and work on key sector issues.

2 Mar 2023 - 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.  

All Current & Past Events:

Student Engagement Framework
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