19 Feb 2019

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 rep! 


University Course Rep of the Year Shortlist

  • Finlay Allmond ~ University of Stirling
  • Kyle Thornley ~ Edinburgh Napier University
  • Melanie Robinson ~ Edinburgh Napier University
  • Stephanie Gardiner ~ University of the Highlands and Islands


College Course Rep of the Year Shortlist

  • Andrew Smirthwaite ~ Forth Valley College
  • Dionne Netherington ~ Perth College UHI
  • Robert Laurie ~ Dumfries and Galloway College
  • Sam Small ~ South Lanarkshire College


View the full list of awards shortlists, including the previously announced institutional and SA categories.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to make submissions, they were of a very high standard and it was a tough decision for panel members to choose between them. 

Awards ceremony

The awards will be presented at the end of our conference on Thursday 28th March 2019 and we very much hope that delegates will be able to stay on for the awards reception, taking place from 5.00-6.30pm. 

Not attending the conference, but wish to attend the awards?

Anyone involved in a shortlisted awards submission who isn't attending the full conference is most welcome to join us for the Awards ceremony at 5.00pm. Please just let us know at admin@sparqs.ac.uk if you are coming along.

The reception will be hosted by Professor Norman Sharp OBE, Chair of sparqs Trustee Board.


Reminder re conference registration closing date - 22nd February!

If you're planning to come along to the full conference on 28th March, please note that registration closes on Friday 22nd February, so please register ASAP if you've not yet done so. 
[Please note that conference registration is currently still open while there are places available]

We look forward to seeing you on 28th March!

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