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Want to study a Master’s in the UK? Apply for a 2015 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship!

Applications are now open for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for the 2015 academic year. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships support Master’s study and are jointly funded by the CSC and UK universities. These fully-funded scholarships are intended for students from developing countries who would not otherwise be able to afford to study in the UK, to gain skills […]

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26 March 2015

Connect and communicate: academic engagement with modern media 40 Commonwealth Master’s Scholars took part in an interactive workshop at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, in March 2015, to explore the changing channels for communication, the role of the media in connecting with communities, and the ways in which academia is attempting to bridge the gap between universities and […]

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Evaluation profile: Sushita Gokool-Ramdoo

11 March 2015

Dr Sushita Gokool-Ramdoo was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship in 1997 and pursued a MA in Education and International Development at the UCL Institute Of Education. She is currently employed at the Tertiary Education Commission in Mauritius, and leads on the distance education regulatory function as well as national and institutional policy development. Additionally, as former […]

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Current Commonwealth Scholars Dr Shaheda Anwar (l) and Dr Masuma Pervin Mishu (r) with Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury (centre)

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury: education is most important Commonwealth contribution to Bangladesh

11 March 2015

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament and Commonwealth Scholar, believes that the most important contribution made by the Commonwealth to Bangladesh is education. Shirin, who was recently appointed Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), also told the CSC that her Commonwealth Scholarship was a ‘significant and integral part of my life’. She was […]

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Winners of the 2014 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

25 February 2015

The CSC and Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the joint winners of the 2014 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize are: Dr Benjamin Irving, for his article ‘Computer assisted detection of abnormal airway variation in CT scans related to paediatric tuberculosis’, published in the Medical Image Analysis Journal […]

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Trajectories and impact of UK Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Programme alumni: Interim quantitative analysis

Trajectories and impact of UK Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Programme alumni: Interim quantitative analysis

16 December 2014

Since 2012, the CSC has been conducting a cycle of evaluation surveys designed to generate insight into the experiences, achievements, and difficulties of our alumni. Respondents to the surveys are drawn from all of the CSC-administered scholarship schemes, over 60 disciplinary fields, 50 Commonwealth countries, and as far back as 1963. The cycle is now […]

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Evaluation profile: M Satish Kumar

10 December 2014

Dr M Satish Kumar is a specialist in Indian and South Asian development studies and is currently Director of the Queen’s Academy in India and Senior Lecturer at the School of Geography, Archaeology and Paleoecology at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB). He was awarded a Commonwealth Academic Fellowship in 1997 and spent one year at Fitzwilliam […]

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