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Regional Networks work alongside Cardiff University to enhance the researcher experience

‘Removing the Divide: Respecting and Understanding Cultures’, the postgraduate interdisciplinary conference, took place on Friday 20 June 2014 at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. The conference was the culmination of a series of events promoting interdisciplinary research exchange, and was one of the first collaborations between three of the eight Commonwealth Scholars’ Regional Networks. […]

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Commonwealth Professional Fellow introduces new vision for school management

Janet Sarker is a 2013 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, hosted by Anglican Alliance. She is the Education Coordinator for the Church of Bangladesh, and spent seven weeks in the UK on her Fellowship with education experts and schools across the country. The knowledge and skills that I gained through my Commonwealth Professional Fellowship have since been used […]

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Donor Harmonisation Group at their 2014 meeting in Helsinki, Finland

CSC evaluation at the Donor Harmonisation Group

Each year, a network of organisations administrating higher education, research, and capacity building development cooperation programmes meets in Europe to share insight, collaborate, and, where possible, align objectives. The Donor Harmonisation Group this year met on 11-13 June in Helsinki, Finland, for their annual forum, hosted by the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO). The CSC […]

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Julia Latham, 2006 New Zealand Commonwealth Scholar from the UK

Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study PhDs in New Zealand

Commonwealth Scholarships are available for UK citizens to study PhDs at eight New Zealand universities. The scholarships, offered through Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara, are for doctoral study starting in early 2015. The level of funding varies between universities, but all support tuition fees, a return airfare, and a living allowance. The closing date […]

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Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 19

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 19  (June 2014): Our Scholars and Fellows, Benefits of internationalisation, News round-up, Our alumni, Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, Networks and events

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Posted in CS News, Evaluation, News, Publications

A study of research methodology used in evaluations of international scholarship schemes for higher education

International scholarship schemes for higher education are widely supported by governments, supranational bodies, and charitable organisations as part of both public diplomacy and developmental assistance commitments. Although the objectives of many scholarship schemes have evolved over the period of their administration, commitment to scholarships remains strong. Increasingly, scholarship providers have invested time and resources into […]

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