Governance

Our Trustee Board and Members' Steering Group (composed of appointees from each of our partner sector agencies in Scotland) provide sparqs' direction and governance.  In addition we have two Advisory Groups, one each for the college and university sectors. All our boards and committees have student members.

Details of our groups is below.

Trustee Board

  • Sir Andrew Cubie, Independent (Chair)
  • Matt Crilly, NUS nominated student trustee
  • Dr Iain Morrison
  • Audrey-Clare Burns
  • Gillian Plunkett
  • Sabina Strachan

Members' Steering Group

  • Sir Andrew Cubie, Independent (Chair)
  • Linda McLeod, Scottish Funding Council
  • Ann Kirkwood, College Development Network
  • Mark McCahill, Colleges Scotland
  • Margaret Rose Livingstone, Education Scotland
  • David Livey, NUS Scotland
  • Mark Wild, Universities Scotland
  • Caroline Turnbull, QAA Scotland
  • Tina Harrison, University Advisory Group Chair
  • Vacant, College Advisory Group Chair

Advisory Groups

Both our College Advisory Group and our University Advisory Group include members from relevant sector agencies, student officers, and a wide range of levels of institution staff and students' association staff. The Chairs of both groups sit on our Members' Steering Group as noted above.

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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