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Alumni and Distance Learning Scholars link in Uganda

Ugandan Commonwealth alumni working within the public health sector met with current Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholars in Kampala in July 2016, to share their scholarship journey and talk about their current work. The Distance Learning Scholars – all studying at the University of Edinburgh – had the chance to ask questions and gain a real-life perspective […]

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Malawian Commonwealth alumni meet applicants

Prospective Commonwealth Scholarship applicants had the chance to learn more about Commonwealth Scholarships directly from Malawian Commonwealth alumni at an event held at the Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome Trust in Blantyre in August 2016. The event, which was hosted by Prof Brian Faragher (Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner and Chair in Medical Statistics at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) also provided […]

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Commonwealth alumni gather in Ghana

More than 60 Commonwealth alumni came together in Accra, Ghana, in July 2016 to celebrate the nearly 2,000 Ghanaian citizens who have benefited from a Commonwealth Scholarship since the scheme started in 1959. 75 Ghanaians have been selected to come to the UK on a Commonwealth Scholarship or Fellowship in the 2016-2017 academic year, and […]

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Revisiting development plans – alumni symposium

British Council Zambia on behalf of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK recently hosted an alumni event in Kitwe, focused around a symposium at which alumni had the opportunity to discuss and measure their development plans post scholarship.  These development plans were formulated prior to and during their CSC scholarship. The symposium was particularly targeted […]

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Launch of Indian Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows (ACSF)

The Indian Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows (ACSF) was launched in Delhi on 19th December 2015 by Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK, Mr Richard Middleton. There are more than 4,600 Commonwealth alumni across India with many now holding prominent positions in academia and government.  The aims of the association are […]

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Alumni Feature: Women as Agents of Change (November 2011)

“Women as Agents of Change” was the theme of Commonwealth Day 2011, and was also emphasised again by Her Majesty the Queen at the recent Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, Australia. In this alumni web feature we celebrate the diverse  achievements of our female alumni across the Commonwealth. In Ghana, Dr Frances Owusu-Daaku […]

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