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. We hope you find our website informative, but please contact us if we can help in any way.

15th Enhancement Themes Conference - 7th June 2018

Save the date for QAA Scotland's 15th Enhancement Conference - Evaluation, Evidence and Enhancement: inspiring staff and students.  The conference is taking place on Thursday 7th June 2018, at Glasgow Caledonian University.   The conference will showcase activity around the latest Enhancement Theme…

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ARC Network meeting on 20th February is open for bookings!

Registration is still open for our next Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting, taking place on Tuesday 20th February 2018 at Dundee University Students' Association.  The meeting will include substantial sessions on key developments in the two sectors (HGIOC for colleges and ELIR for universities), including involvement of the…

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Interview with Josh Gall, North East Scotland College Students' Association

In this interview, we talk to Josh Gall, Regional President of the Students’ Association at North East Scotland College. He is in his second sabbatical year, having served a year as Depute President. Previously he studied Social Sciences at the…

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Student Engagement Framework

Academic Representation Co-ordinators' Network Meeting

20 Feb 2018

Our second Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting of the 2017-18 academic year will include substantial sessions…

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Opportunity for college officers to contribute to CDN’s 'How Good is Your Quality?' conference on 26th January 2018

sparqs is delighted to be delivering a session on how the Student Engagement Framework could be further embedded into the new college Quality Arrangements at  CDN's How Good is Your Quality? conference on Friday 26th January 2018 in Stirling. Active student engagement in…

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Last chance to submit proposals for the QAA Enhancement Themes Conference!

The deadline for submitting proposals for QAA Scotland's annual Enhancement Themes conference in June has been extended until Tuesday 16th January!  The conference is the 15th Enhancement Conference - Evaluation, Evidence and Enhancement: inspiring staff and students.  It is taking place on Thursday 7th June 2018,…

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sparqs ARC Network - February meeting is open for bookings

Registration is now open for our next Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting, taking place on Tuesday 20th February 2018 at Dundee University Students' Association.  The meeting will include substantial sessions on key developments in the two sectors (HGIOC for colleges and ELIR for universities), including involvement of the…

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