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Teesside welcomes magnificent seven

Seven high-flying Commonwealth Scholars have been welcomed to Teesside University to boost their careers and help reinforce their commitment to improving public health across the globe. Teesside has been successful in securing seven Scholars via the prestigious and world-renowned Commonwealth Scholarship programme. The Scholars, from Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana and Bangladesh, are all studying the Masters […]

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Vacancies for Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioners

Do you believe that higher education plays a crucial role in social and economic development? Would you feel confident selecting the next generation of changemakers for postgraduate study and professional development opportunities? The Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking to appoint new members of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC). The CSC […]

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A fond farewell to our Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows

The Farewell Event for Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows took place on 15 July 2019, with 175 Scholars from 26 countries attending. The annual event, which was held in Australia House this year, celebrates the work of departing Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows and looks forward to their return home and staying connected with the CSC. The […]

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Commonwealth Scholars compete in the annual CSC vs Chevening football match!

On Saturday 29 June 2019 the annual Commonwealth vs Chevening football match took place at Norton Sports Park, Sheffield. This event brings together scholars funded by both the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission in the UK (CSC) and Chevening for an afternoon of sports, relaxation and networking. We would like to thank Commonwealth Scholar and South East […]

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Future pioneers in mental health care

Written by Luke Stamps, Programme Assistant at the CSC who made a visit to meet our Commonwealth Professional Fellows. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s 2018 Professional Fellowship Programme drew applications from a wide range of organisations spanning the entirety of the Commonwealth. These included environmental conservation, Nursing and Midwifery. One of these organisations was the East […]

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University of Southampton 60th Anniversary Event

Written by Nadim Khan, Programme Officer at the CSC who attended the event supporting our Commonwealth Scholars. Commonwealth Scholars studying across the UK South West region were invited to attend a Commonwealth anniversary event, hosted by the University of Southampton on 13 June, to celebrate the impact of students and senior academics working towards the Sustainable […]

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