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Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament and Commonwealth Alumnus, Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury

Bangladeshi Commonwealth alumni encouraged to contribute to society

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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Malaysian Commonwealth Alumni

Malaysian Commonwealth alumni form association and welcome home Scholars

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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Commonwealth Alumnus Susan North at Victoria and Albert Museum with Commonwealth Scholars

Alumni Ambassador meets current scholars for tour of Victoria and Albert Museum

Commonwealth alumnus Susan North (1991 MA, Courtauld Institute of Art) recently met with 24 on-award Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows to talk about her work as a curator of fashion at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.  At the event on Tuesday 06th December, Susan gave an overview of the history of the museum and her work, before […]

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Commonwealth Alumnus Jethro Abel

South Africa hosts first welcome home reception for Commonwealth alumni

British Council Country Director for South Africa Mr Colm McGivern recently hosted South Africa’s first welcome home reception for returning Commonwealth alumni on Wednesday 26th October in Johannesburg. In addition to 30 Commonwealth alumni were on-award South African scholars studying via distance learning programmes and Commonwealth Scholarship Endowment Fund scholars studying at South African universities.  Representatives […]

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Cape Town Commonwealth Alumni

Commonwealth alumni gather in Cape Town

Commonwealth alumni in Cape Town came together in October 2017 to welcome home South African Commonwealth Scholars who recently completed their studies in the UK. At the event, James Phillips (Senior Alumni Engagement Officer at the CSC) reminded alumni to keep in touch with the CSC, to support the monitoring and evaluation of the Commonwealth Scholarship […]

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Deputy Minister of Higher Education, The Hon Dr Becky Ndjoze-OJo MP with recently returned Commonwealth alumni

Namibian Commonwealth alumni welcome home recent graduates

Namibian Commonwealth alumni recently came together in Windhoek to welcome back four Commonwealth Scholars who finished their studies and returned home earlier this year. The Hon Dr Becky Ndjoze-Ojo MP (Deputy Minister of Higher Education), Professor Osmund Mwandemele (Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Namibia), HE Jo Lomas (British High Commissioner to Namibia), and […]

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