Welcome to the website of sparqs (student partnerships in quality Scotland). We are a publicly-funded agency for Scotland's university and college sectors which aims to support student engagement in the quality of the learning experience. For an overview of some of our work, view our video which showcases the highlights of our Celebrating Achievement 2017 publication. We hope you find our website informative, but please contact us if we can help in any way.

Don't miss the early-bird rate for #sparqs19 - register by Friday 18th January!

If you've still to register for the sparqs' conference, book by Friday 18th January to grab the early-bird rate!  Student Engagement for All is taking place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh.  #sparqs19 The conference is aimed at students, managers and practitioners…

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sparqs Student Engagement Awards - Course Rep of the Year awards are now open!

Nominations are currently open for our 'Course Rep of the Year' awards from both colleges and universities within Scotland . Nominations are invited for students who have been reps during 2017-18 and/or 2018-19. There are awards for both the college sector and…

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Our February ARC Network meeting is open for registration!

The second of 2018-19’s Academic Representation Co-ordinators' (ARC) Network meetings is now open for registrations! The Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network is sparqs’ professional forum for staff in roles relating to the support of academic representation and student engagement in quality. Under the banner…

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Student Engagement Framework

sparqs Conference: Student Engagement for All

28 Mar 2019

Registration is now open for the sparqs' conference ~ Student Engagement for All ~ taking place…

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Academic Representation Co-ordinators' Network Meeting

20 Feb 2019

Our second Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting of the 2018-19 academic year has a packed and…

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'Course Rep of the Year' awards are now open for nominations!

Nominations are now open for our 'Course Rep of the Year' awards for both colleges and universities within Scotland .The awards are part of the third sparqs Student Engagement Awards, taking place at the end of our conference on Thursday 28th…

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Don't miss the early-bird rate for #sparqs19 - register by Friday 18th January!

Book before Friday 18th January to take advantage of the early-bird rate for the sparqs' conference ~ Student Engagement for All ~ #sparqs19 The conference is taking place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh, aimed at students, managers and practitioners in colleges,…

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Open for registration – Academic Rep Co-ordinators’ Network meeting on 20th February 2019!

The second of 2018-19’s Academic Representation Co-ordinators' (ARC) Network meetings is now open for registrations! The Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network is sparqs’ professional forum for staff in roles relating to the support of academic representation and student engagement in quality. Under the banner…

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