8 Apr 2019

Open for registration – Academic Rep Co-ordinators’ Network meeting on 7th May 2019!

The third Academic Representation Co-ordinators' (ARC) Network meeting of 2018-19 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 of “learn, share, develop” the network draws staff from universities, college and students’ association together to discuss latest developments in quality and student engagement, share practice, and develop together as practitioners.

Individuals in relevant roles can now register for our next event, which will be held on Tuesday 7th May 2019, hosted by Inverness College UHI (accessible by video conference if you are unable to make it to Inverness). 

The meeting has a packed and varied agenda. It wil feature, among other topics, effective practice in education officer induction and mental health in the curriculum. We will also look at sparqs’ new Strategic Plan and opportunities for engagement in its work. Finally, there will be the usual sector group discussions relating to all the ongoing developments in university and college quality.

You can view the provisional agenda for the day.

The event hashtag, for use on Twitter, is #sparqsARC

The event will begin at 11.00am, with refreshments available from 10.30am, and will finish at 4.00pm. Please note the slightly later timings than usual ARC meetings, to accommodate train times to and from Inverness. Lunch will be provided, and the event is free to attend.

See the event booking page for further details and to register to attend. 


Save the date for the next ARC Network meeting!

Our first ARC meeting of 2019-20 will be hosted by Fife College on Tuesday 19th November 2019. More details can be found on the main ARC webpage.


For further information please contact Simon Varwell, Senior Development Consultant - simon.varwell@sparqs.ac.uk or 07815 938966.

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