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Find out more about the impact of Commonwealth Scholars

The CSC’s Evaluation and Monitoring Programme aims to identify and quantify the impact of Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships on individuals, on institutions, and on a wider scale on communities and societies. This work is coordinated by a team at the CSC Secretariat and overseen by the CSC’S Evaluation and Monitoring Committee, which includes both Commissioners and representatives […]

What did our alumni tell us in 2016?

20 July 2017

The CSC surveyed some of its alumni in 2016, asking about their career after their award, their ongoing connections with the UK, and the wider impact they have achieved. Here’s what the 750 respondents said.

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Posted in Evaluation, Evaluation publications

They think it’s all over… Commonwealth v Chevening football match 2017

05 July 2017

The CSC Regional Networks add to the Commonwealth Scholar experience through a range of social and other events. This year, our Regional Network Coordinators came together with Chevening Scholars (another UK government-funded scholarship programme) to organise a unique sporting event. Duncan Kwaitana (2016 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Malawi, MSc Clinical Leadership in Cancer, Palliative and […]

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Posted in Events, News, Regional Networks

Evaluation profile: Rebecca Tibenderana

12 May 2017

Dr Rebecca Tibenderana is a 2015 Commonwealth Medical Fellow from Uganda. She spent six months at University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to her fellowship, she had completed a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda, and later a MMed in Internal Medicine. Her further studies were […]

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Posted in Evaluation, Evaluation profiles, News, Profiles

Bangladeshi Commonwealth alumni encouraged to contribute to society

22 March 2017

Commonwealth alumni returning to Bangladesh should aim to contribute as much as they can to their local communities. This was the clear message from Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament – and a former Commonwealth Scholar herself – at a reception last week. The reception, held to welcome home recently returned Commonwealth […]

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Posted in Alumni, Alumni events, Alumni Features, Events, News

Malaysian Commonwealth alumni form association and welcome home Scholars

03 February 2017

Malaysian Commonwealth alumni gathered on 29 November 2016 to welcome home recently returned Commonwealth Scholars at a reception held in Kuala Lumpur, hosted by British Council Malaysia. The event was attended by Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner Sarah Laessig and CSC Programme Officer Vanessa Worthington, who were in Malaysia for the 8th Pan Commonwealth Forum on Distance Learning. Clare Walker, […]

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Posted in Alumni, Alumni events, Alumni Features, Events, News

Global Leaders: a UK Government Scholars regional event

01 February 2017

On 10 January 2017, 58 Scholars from the three UK government scholarship schemes – Chevening, Commonwealth, and Marshall Scholarships – came together for the Global Leaders event in Durham. The event, for Scholars at universities in north east England, was kindly hosted and organised by Durham University Business School, in collaboration with the three scholarship schemes. […]

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