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.

Not long to go now until #sparqs19

Our conference is fast approaching....and there are still a few places available if you've still to register!  Please register ASAP via the conference booking page if you want to grab one of the last spaces! Student Engagement for All is taking place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Surgeons'…

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Interview with Megan Brown, Edinburgh University Students' Association

In this interview, we talk to Megan Brown, Academic Engagement Co-ordinator at Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA). Alongside her role at EUSA, Megan sits on QAA's Student Advisory Committee and sparqs' University Advisory Group. 1. Tell us a bit about your…

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sparqs' 2019 Student Engagement Awards shortlists!

We are delighted to announce the full list of awards shortlists for the 3rd sparqs' Student Engagement Awards! View the full list of awards shortlists to see who is in the running in all the awards categories!  Congratulations to all those shortlisted, and…

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Student Engagement Framework

sparqs Conference: Student Engagement for All

28 Mar 2019

Registration is still currently open for the sparqs' conference, as long as places remain!  Student Engagement for…

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Course Rep of the Year Awards shortlists announcement!

3rd sparqs' Student Engagement Awards Shortlists! We are delighted to announce the shortlists for the 'Course Rep of the Year' sparqs Student Engagement Awards! Congratulations to the following reps and thanks to everyone who took the time to nominate an outstanding…

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International delegate programme at #sparqs19 - site visits open to book!

We're pleased to announce that the site visits for international delegates attending #sparqs19 are now open to book! In addition to the main conference on 28th March 2019, the optional site visits and International Delegates' Day during the same week as the…

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SPOTLIGHT ON…University of the West of Scotland's innovative approach to ILR

This ‘SPOTLIGHT ON’ features the University of the West of Scotland’s innovative approach to Institution-led Review (ILR) which has been contextualised to mirror certain elements of Enhancement-led Institution Review (ELIR), and enables programme teams to focus on those areas where…

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