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 Burns
  • Gillian Plunkett
  • Jackie Russell
  • 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
  • Roddy Henry, 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

sparqs' Student Engagement Awards 2021

22 Jun 2021

sparqs is proud to announce its 2021 Student Engagement Awards to celebrate the tremendous achievements of…

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National Education Officers’ Network meeting

20 May 2021

Join us for the final sparqs’ National Education Officers’ Network (NEON) meeting of the 2020-21 academic year, on Thursday 20th…

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