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Educating the people, engaging the nations

The Wales and Northern Ireland and South West Regional Networks held a seminar on 8 April 2016 at Cardiff University titled ‘Educating the people, engaging the nations’. Scholars came together with CSC staff at the seminar to discuss the following key questions: How have the careers of Scholars developed on completion of their scholarship in […]

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2014 Best Journal Article Prize presented to joint winner

Dr Sandhya Sukumaran, joint winner of the 2014 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, was presented with her award at the recent launch of the Indian Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows (ACSF) on 19th December in Delhi. Sandhya received her award from the Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, Richard Middleton, […]

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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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Maltese Commonwealth Alumni Event – Valletta November 2015

Over 60 Maltese Commonwealth Alumni came together on Wednesday 25th November in Valletta alongside the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting taking place within Malta at the same time. UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister The Rt. Hon Hugo Swire MP attended and spoke at the event as did Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK […]

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Tracing the outcomes of study abroad scholarships

The week of 15-18 September 2015 saw the 27th annual conference of the European Association for International Education (EAIE) held in Glasgow, UK. As part of our ongoing investment in new methods and strategies for understanding the outcomes of scholarships, Dr Matt Mawer from the CSC’s Evaluation team joined a panel of colleagues from EP-Nuffic […]

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Commonwealth Secretariat Celebrating 50 Years

A summer of events for Commonwealth Scholars

Commonwealth Scholars have recently attended events in some of London’s most historic and fascinating locations. In addition to the annual Farewell Event on Thursday 9 July, which was held at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Scholars have attended receptions at Marlborough House, the Houses of Parliament, and the Bank of England. Commonwealth Secretariat 50th anniversary This year marks the […]

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