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Evaluation profile: Rebecca Tibenderana

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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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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Global Leaders: a UK Government Scholars regional event

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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2017 Best Journal Article Prize open for entries!

The CSC and the Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the 2017 Best Journal Article Prize is now open for entries. The Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize is awarded for the most outstanding article published in a recognised peer-review journal of high standing by a current or recent […]

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UK citizens: apply now for 2017 Commonwealth Scholarships to study abroad

Applications are now open for 2017 Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study in the following countries: Bangladesh Botswana Ghana Kenya Mauritius Pakistan Swaziland Tanzania Uganda University of the West Indies The scholarships provide full tuition fees, living allowance, a return airfare, and other allowances. The closing date for applications is 10 March 2017. More information […]

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